Blackview BV9900 vs CAT S52: two amazing rugged smartphones go head to head

 

 

Only 5 days to go before Blackview BV9900's world premiere. For people who are interested in this indestructible super camera rugged phone, you may want to know if it's worth investing money. In order to know the strength and weaknesses of this phone, here we make a comparison between Blackview BV9900 and its strong competitor, CAT S52 from CAT, another well-known rugged phone brand.

 

Display

The Blackview BV9900 boasts a 5.84'' FHD+ (2280 x 1080) display with 19:9 aspect ratio, protected by the 5th generation Corning Gorilla glass. The CAT S52 sports a 5.65'' HD+ (1440 x 720) display with 18:9 aspect ratio, protected by the 6th generation Corning Gorilla glass. Apparently, the Blackview BV9900 has a bigger screen and higher resolution for greater visual pleasure.

 

Hardware & Software

The Blackview BV9900 is powered by potent MediaTek Helio P90 octa-core processor with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It scored 220,859 high points on the AnTuTu benchmark v8.1.6 according to the video. It also comes with heart rate sensor, air quality sensor, barometer, hygrometer, UV meter sensor for a more user-friendly experience. And it supports global bands and dual 4G VoLTE. In the hardware comparison, the CAT S52 is weaker. Powered by MediaTek Helio P35 octa-core processor, the CAT S52 comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of ROM. And it supports only 19 bands, which means it's compatible with less carriers in the world. In terms of software, both phones run the Android 9 system. And they both support GPS & GLONASS & BeiDou & Galileo quad navigation system.

 

Camera

If you are looking for the best photography experience, you should waste no time to choose the Blackview BV9900. It equips with an advanced quad rear camera set, including a Sony® IMX582 48MP ultra-clear main lens, a 16MP ultra-wide angle lens, a 5MP depth lens, a 2MP macro lens, offering you pro-level photography. On the front, it has a 16MP selfie camera. On the contrary, the CAT S52 only has a Sony® 12MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera.

 

Battery

In this comparison, the Blackview BV9900 is also a clear winner as it houses a bigger battery of 4380mAh while CAT S52 has a 3100mAh battery. What's more, Blackview optimizes the battery to achieve outstanding cold resistance performance. According to Blackview official, the BV9900 can still perform 4 basic phone functions including Phone, Message, Contacts, Camera when the temperature is as low as -30℃.

 

Price

The CAT S52 rugged phone is priced at £449 ($599). The Blackview BV9900 is not available for purchase at present. Its world premiere will be set on Dec.23, 24 PST at a discounted price of $329.99, 34% off the retail price $499.99. Overall, the Blackview BV9900 is a very cost-effective phone considering the specs and the price. Don't miss the chance to buy one in those two days.

In celebration of the opening sale, Blackview will randomly giveaway a $1000 non-threshold coupon to one of the BV9900 buyers who purchase BV9900 at Blackview Official Store at AliExpress on Dec.23, 24 PST. In the meantime, Blackview another new product, BV-SW02 smartwatch will also be available for purchase at a 50% off discounted price, only $39.99. Click here to add it to cart now to be notified. Also, you can join BV9900 & BV-SW02 giveaway to win you two amazing devices.