China-based AGM, which is well-known for making phones with rugged build has unveiled the AGM X5 smartphone in the home market. The AGM X5 has arrived as the world’s first 5G-ready ruggedized smartphone.
The AGM X5 comes with an armor-style shell structure and 6-sided protection to safeguard it from impacts. With IP68 certification, the X5 will work fine even if it is submerged in water with a maximum depth of up to 1.5 meters. The IP68 rating also makes it resistant to dust and dirt.
The AGM X5 is also equipped with the highest Ingress Protection rating of IP69K, which protects it from the high-pressure liquid. In addition, the smartphone comes with a military-grade MIL-STD-810G rating that guarantees a high level of durability. As far as build is concerned, the AGM X5 has a metallic frame with plastic protection and its rear shell is also made from metal manufactured using an injection mold process. The thickness of the device is 11.8mm and it weighs 274 grams.
AGM X5 specifications and features
The AGM X5 has a 6.5-inch LCD screen with a waterdrop notch that offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is preinstalled with XOS 5.0 based Android 10 OS. The Chinese brand claims that the new OS offers 48 precent fluid experience than its previous generation and it has no ads.
For snapping selfies, the AGM X5 has a 16-megapixel selfie camera. The vertical camera setup on its rear comprises of a 48-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens, a macro lens with 4cm focal length, and an infrared background blur camera. It has a rear-facing fingerprint scanner, and it carries support for face unlock.
The AGM X5 draws power from the Unisoc T7510 5G-enabled chipset. The phone packs in an 8 GB of RAM, 256 GB of built-in storage, a 5,600mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. On the connectivity front, it supports dual SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, USB-C, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
AGM X5 price and availability
The AGM X5 is priced at 3,699 Yuan (~$565) and it will go on sale in China from Dec. 12. The company is expected to release the smartphone in global markets in 2021.