Energizer is getting some competitors within the subject of rugged telephones with giant batteries. And it comes from Gigaset a former division of Siemens that’s finest recognized as we speak for its DECT telephones.
Meet the Gigaset GX290. It boasts a 6,200mAh battery with 15W quick charging over USB-C. A full cost takes three hours. The telephone is water-resistant (IP68) in addition to shock resistant, but it surely does not have an official a MIL-STD ranking.
The 6.1 display is optimized for out of doors use and is guarded by Gorilla Glass 3. It guarantees 520nits of brightness and a distinction ratio of 1,000:1. The decision of the LCD panel is nothing to put in writing house about at 720p.
A notch on the display homes an 8MP selfie digicam (seeing the chunky bezels, a notch feels pointless). Theres a 13MP digicam on the again with 2MP depth sensor. The fingerprint reader is right here too, slightly below the digicam.
Gigaset GX290 is a pure Android telephone with IP68 ranking and 6,200mAh battery
The Gigaset GX290 runs pure Android 9.Zero Pie on a MediaTek Helio P23 chipset (octa-core Cortex-A53). It has 32GB of storage (no phrase on RAM).
The GX290 ought to price round 300, however availability is proscribed. We discovered it in a single retailer in Spain the place it’s certainly listed at 300 however that is with out VAT the ultimate worth is 360 (except Gigaset is focusing on company prospects with this one).
Theres additionally this placeholder web page from a French retailer that reveals 300 with VAT, however theres no inventory.
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