Mafam M2 — simple outdoor phone with UHF walkie talkie and power bank

Buy on Aliexpress Mafam M2

Price — 36 USD

the Mafam M2 — a very interesting phone for travel and tourism. Despite the fact that it's not a smartphone, such a device can be very useful, especially as a radio or an external battery.

One more MTK6580 rugged outdoor IP68 phone — GuoPhone V19 with 4500mAh battery

Buy on Aliexpress — GuoPhone V19

Price — from 85 USD

Phones with increased protection (IP67, IP68) require longer battery life, and so for these models make optimal use of the most energy-efficient processors. For this reason, most of these phones still produce on MTK6572 — very economical processor at the same time having a full 2 ​​cores, but unfortunately, it is quite old, and it can not be equipped with more than 512Mb of RAM.

Next similar processor, released by Mediatek in 2016 — MTK6580 , already has 4 cores and the amount of available RAM memory to 2 Gb — it is much more interesting, and most importantly — more urgent, but phone manufacturers have only recently begun to produce protected phone numbers on the new processor — one of them and became GuoPhone V19 .

UNIWA N2 — rugged IP68 outdoor smartphone with UHF PTT for real extreme tourism

Buy Aliexpress price 122$UNIWA N2 PTT
Price — USD 122

Finally came IP68 smartphone on the new chip MTK6580 from Mediatek:

There is a certain category of phones with a high level of protection — IP67 or IP68, which are mainly used by travellers the thrill-seekers, or people working in difficult conditions. Such phones a lot, and in addition to the protection they have a lot of additional functions, not necessary to the common user. Typically, these phones are not very powerful, today's example — UNIWA N2 PTT