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Sonim XP5 Plus

Sonim XP5 Plus
Brand: Sonim
Category: Rugged Feature Phone
  • Display: 2.8-inch QVGA screen
  • Camera: 8MP rear
  • Memory: 2GB RAM / 16GB ROM
  • Platform: Snapdragon 662 / Android 11
  • Battery: 3500mAh
  • Ruggedity: IP68 / IPX9K / MIL-STD-810H

Our Rating

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  • Overall Average 8 / 10

The Sonim XP5 Plus is the direct success of the XP5s. The model brings upgrades in every area possible; from it external looks, down to the internal specifications, and not to mentioned the fact that both phones are almost 4 years apart.

The Sonim XP5plus is a rugged feature phone that is designed for use in extreme conditions. It has a waterproof, dustproof, and shockproof design, and it can withstand a drop from up to 6 feet. The phone also has a long-lasting battery and a loud speaker, making it ideal for outdoor use.

There are two versions of the Sonim XP5plus: one with knobs and one without knobs. The version with knobs has three programmable buttons on the top of the phone that can be used for a variety of functions, such as changing channels on a walkie-talkie or adjusting the volume. The version without knobs does not have these buttons.

Both versions comes with other physical button and connectors such as PTT Key, emergency button, SecureAudio Connector, and charging pins. The rugged phone comes with a 2.8-inches screen, has 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM, 3500mAh battery, and powered by Android 11 AOSP.

The Sonim XP5plus is an ultra-rugged communications device that offers the best of both cellular and and radio capabilities for those working in extreme conditions. It support dual 4G SIMs, and come with WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0.

Full Specifications


Launch This refers to the date when this device was officially introduced into the market. Announced 2022, July / Released 2022, July
Brand / Model These are key identifiers that indicate the manufacturer or company that produces this smartphone, and the specific model of the phone. Sonim / XP5 Plus / XP5900

Network Technology

2G Bands 2G refers to the second generation of cellular technology and includes various frequency bands for basic voice and text communication. 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Bands 3G refers to the third generation of cellular technology, encompassing different frequency ranges for faster data speeds, mobile internet, and multimedia capabilities. 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands 4G refers to the fourth generation of cellular technology, operating in specific frequency bands to provide significantly faster data speeds, supporting high-definition video streaming and advanced applications. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 25, 26, 29, 30, 39, 40, 41, 66, 71


Ruggedity This indicates the device's durability and ability to withstand harsh conditions or impacts. It is a very popular term used with tough or rugged phones. IP68/IP69K are international ratings that measure a smartphone's resistance to dust and water. MIL-STD-810H is a military standard that sets criteria for the environmental and durability testing of electronic devices. It means this device has undergone various tests to demonstrate its resilience in challenging conditions, such as extreme temperatures, humidity, vibration, and shock. IP68 / IPX9K (liquid ingress protection) / MIL-STD-810H
- Water/dust/weather proofed / Drop-to-concrete Resistance
Dimensions / Weight: This refers to the physical size and weight of the device, measured in millimeter (mm) and grams (g) respectively. With Knobs: 163.7 x 65.9 x 21 mm / 284 grams
Without Knobs: 148.7 x 65.9 x 21 mm / 275 grams
SIM SIM stands for "Subscriber Identity Module." It is a small card, typically inserted into a slot in a mobile phone, that contains important information for connecting the device to a mobile network. SIM cards can come in various sizes, including standard SIM, micro SIM, nano SIM, or even electronic (eSIM), depending on the phone's design. Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Screen Display refers to the screen or visual interface of the device. It includes details such as screen size, resolution, and technology (e.g., LCD, OLED, AMOLED). 2.8-inches / TFT screen
Resolution Screen Resolution refers to the number of pixels that make up the display screen and is typically expressed as a combination of horizontal and vertical pixel counts (e.g., 1920 x 1080, 2560 x 1440, or 3840 x 2160). The screen resolution determines the level of detail and sharpness of the visual content displayed on the smartphone's screen. Higher resolutions generally result in crisper and more detailed images and text 240 x 320 pixels / 4:3 ratio / 143 PPI
Features Camera features encompass various functionalities and capabilities that enhance the device's photography and videography experience. These features can include Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Panorama, HDR, Ai Mode, Night Mode, Portrait Mode, etc. Display shatter protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3


OS This is the Operating System. It refers to the software platform that runs on the smartphone and manages the device's hardware and software resources. Common smartphone operating systems include Android (developed by Google), iOS (developed by Apple). Sonim OS (based on AOSP Android 11)
Chipset This refers to the integrated circuit that serves as the device's central processing unit (CPU). It plays a pivotal role in the smartphone's performance, speed, and energy efficiency. Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
- Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- Adreno 610
Memory This encompasses two components: storage capacity and RAM (Random Access Memory). Storage capacity, typically measured in gigabytes (GB) or terabytes (TB), dictates how much internal space is available for apps, files, and media storage. RAM, measured in gigabytes (GB), is temporary memory crucial for multitasking and app performance, with more RAM generally leading to smoother operation and faster task-switching capabilities. 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM / SD-card support up to 256GB


Main The main camera, also known as the rear camera, is the primary camera on the back of the smartphone. It is typically used for capturing photos and videos in various scenarios and is often the more powerful and versatile camera on the device 8MP rear camera
Features Camera features encompass various functionalities and capabilities that enhance the device's photography and videography experience. These features can include Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Panorama, HDR, Ai Mode, Night Mode, Portrait Mode, etc. 1080@30fps video recording / LED Flash


Connectivity This encompasses the device's ability to connect and communicate with other devices and networks. It includes features such as cellular connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC (Near Field Communication), and USB connectivity options. Bluetooth 5.0 A2DP / WiFi 2.4G-5G / FM Radio / USB Type-C
Navigation Navigation refers to the device's ability to determine and display location information and provide directions to users. This functionality is usually powered by Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
Sensors This refers to the various built-in sensors that enable the device to gather information from its environment and interactions. Common sensors found in rugged smartphones may include fingerprint sensor, light sensor, barometer sensor among others. Accelerometer, proximity, barometer

Battery and Others

Battery This section refers to the device's power source and its related specifications. This typically includes details such as the battery capacity, measured in milliampere-hours (mAh) or watt-hours (Wh), and it charging details. Li-Ion 2300mAh, removable
Others This is a catch-all category that includes various additional features, specifications, or capabilities that don't fall under the major categories like display, camera, memory, or connectivity. Black color / HAC compatible / Dual front 100dB loud speaker
- Optional top-mount PTT control knobs

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