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Smartphone Review: AGM A8 Comes with IP68 and Android Nougat


AGM A8: Rugged Smartphone

Though there are many smartphones that claim of having rugged traits but the latest one with true dust and shock resistance is AGM A8 4G smartphone. It has a rugged and durable exterior casing and is also IP68 certified. Thanks to its military grade body, no damage would be caused when felling the smartphone in the mug or rough surface from the height of 1.5M. It has been tested to survive in temperatures ranging from -40°C to 80°C. AGM A8 is a completely waterproof and dustproof smartphone.

Display and Processor

The smartphone flaunts a 5-inch IPS display with resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 which offers the best protection against scratching. Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset along with 3GB of RAM. It houses 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded via microSD card. It runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.


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Camera and Battery

In terms of optics, it has a 13MP rear camera which comes equipped with autofocus. The autofocus feature fine-tunes the focus of the camera. The rear camera with CMOS sensor is sure to take vibrant pictures. At the front, it has a 2MP selfie-shooter. The smartphone is backed by a big 4050mAh battery. It is rated to deliver up to 2 days of usage.


Connectivity Options

In terms of connectivity, it has a built-in GPS receiver. It is 3G and 4G compatible and also comes with support for NFC. It is a dual-SIM smartphone. The sensors on the phone include accelerometer, compass, light and proximity.


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A quick look at specifications of AGM A8:

Specifications Details
Display 5-inch
Dimensions 83 x 159 x 16mm
Weight 247 grams
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Processor ARM Cortex-A53
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat
Storage 32 GB
Camera Rear Camera: 13MP
Front Camera: 2 MP
Battery 4050mAh
Price $169.99
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All-in-all, AGM A8 is a low-cost solution with IP68 protection. What are your thoughts about this smartphone? Let us know in the comments!

  • Design
  • Display
  • Performance
  • Storage
  • Camera
  • Battery Life
  • Audio
  • Weight
  • Connectivity
  • Software
  • Value for Money


AGM A8 is a budget smartphone that comes packed with solid hardware. It sports Qualcomm chips, features Android Nougat and comes with IP68 certification as well.

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