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Unlocked Cell Phone Blackview BV9500 Rugged Smartphone 10000mAh Battery Wireless Charging 5 7 FHD IPS Display Dual Sim 4GB Ram 64GB ROM Dual Camera Black

Last Updated: May 2, 2019 (Refresh Now)
6.4
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
43
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
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10000 mAh
BATTERY CAPACITY
4096 GB
MEMORY
128 GB
INTERNAL STORAGE
118.11 meters
SIZE

Review Summary - 35 recent, verified reviews

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Battery Life
 15
battery life, phone, days, charge, rugged
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I have been looking for a rugged, big-battery phone, and this more than fits the bill. ... Best battery life I could find. ... Can't beat the battery life, and it's practically indestructible!  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, I'm initially pleased and I'd recommend this phone to someone looking for a rugged phone with superb battery life, excellent performance with a subpar camera.  ...  "
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" ...  big battery does not disappoint  ...  "
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" ...  With a 10,000 mAh battery, it easily runs 24 hours without a charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Slower but strong, durable, bigger, and with a 10.000 mAh battery that last many days, I don't have the urgency of charging like with other phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Bit I like the size and battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Even with heavy use, the 10000mAh battery lasts for about three days and charges quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Came 98% charged and topped of quickly with supplied gear. ... No ma am, you can't use my phone, but I'll charge your Samsung with it!  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 12
mobile, works, work, samsung, recommend
+83%
-17%
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" ...  able to run 2 phone numbers one phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Mobile phonesa in general are the dirtiest things in the world, he, he .  ...  "
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" ...  The phone works great.  ...  "
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" ...  I have T-Mobile -Wi-Fi calling works on T-Mobile flawlessly. ... And I've seen my share of junk Chinese phones that don't connect to USA networks well .  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone, will recommend!!!  ...  "
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" ...  This is not your typical phone.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my main phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have always used apple products and was a little hesitant on using this phone but its been amazing so far.  ...  "
Software Platform
 7
update, android, settings, one, apps
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Only had the blackview BC9500 for one day now so I'll give a 30 day update. ... I love that it did not come loded with a bunch of apps you can't uninstall.  ...  "
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" ...  Running Android 8.1 using the Home2 launcher, it behaves flawlessly and is fast. ... I use the phone heavily for hiking, marine navigation and with Android Auto. ... After a thorough examination by ATT staff and myself, ATT technical service accessed the phone directly and "installed an update" (however, no user settings or APNs were altered).  ...  "
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" ...  Run smoothly with 75 apps installed.  ...  "
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" ...  It's not the fastest, most advanced chip on the market, but it's plenty to do everything my old Galaxy S7 Active did and more.  ...  "
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" ...  Has the latest security update July 5th - bought this phone in August. ... I'm running Action Launcher and Nova Launcher- both were really well. ... I've played with Android phones for years since the original Nexus One .  ...  "
Size
 7
phone, weight, rugged, large, first
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Much easier to hold than the thin & slick bote 8.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is heavy but comfortable in my large glove size hands.  ...  "
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" ...  Being located in a place you touch when you carry it with your hand, there's a high possibility for the phone to require your pin because of the many times you accidentally touch the sensor with your hand and blocked the phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what I was specifically looking for and "worth the weight".  ...  "
Apps
 6
well, really, phone, music, work
+100%
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" ...  There is physical button on the lower right side that you can assign to any app.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that it did not come loded with a bunch of apps you can't uninstall. ... Switching over all my apps, music, pictures & movies was much simpliar & faster than I anticipated it would be.  ...  "
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" ...  Running Android 8.1 using the Home2 launcher, it behaves flawlessly and is fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Run smoothly with 75 apps installed.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm running Action Launcher and Nova Launcher- both were really well.  ...  "
Charging
 6
charger, battery, days, charging, charge
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Came 98% charged and topped of quickly with supplied gear. ... No issues with using other charging cords. ... No ma am, you can't use my phone, but I'll charge your Samsung with it!  ...  "
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" ...  Came with charger, headphones, screwdriver tool, and micro USB to type c adaptor and a screen protector.  ...  "
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" ...  Slower but strong, durable, bigger, and with a 10.000 mAh battery that last many days, I don't have the urgency of charging like with other phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Even with heavy use, the 10000mAh battery lasts for about three days and charges quickly.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 5
sensor, phone, side, right, reader
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Fingerprint read is instant and reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  all the functions seem to work really well the right sided fingerprint sensor Works flawlessly even when you reboot the phone.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 5
working, several, days, update, months
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Very good phone will last me 3 days with My medium use.  ...  "
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" ...  The last phone I bought lasted about two weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  No issues working on this phone.  ...  "
Network
 5
wifi, phone, reception, much, half
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Signal reception is much better than any ATT phone I have ever used.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems with signal at all & even has stronger signal at home than my note 8 that I had to use WiFi calling on.  ...  "
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" ...  It now accesses 4G even in weak areas and often exceeds reception strength of nearby Iphones and others nearby.  ...  "
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" ...  Works with pretty much any carrier in America, it has a pretty awesome signal.  ...  "
Fit
 5
one, would, work, put, pocket
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Much easier to hold than the thin & slick bote 8.  ...  "
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" ...  It's the first thing that touches a surface when you put your phone over something.  ...  "
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" ...  Actually, it is pretty nice to be able to pull my phone out and use it in the rain or to drop it in the bathtub and not have to worry about the phone being broken or taking it apart and bagging it in rice or whatever you got to do to dry it out.  ...  "
Build Quality
 5
would, one, like, heavy, feels
+100%
comment
" ...  Great durable phone,big but expected .  ...  "
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" ...  Much easier to hold than the thin & slick bote 8.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks and feels like it will .I will keep you posted .  ...  "
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" ...  However, this is the reason this phone is also solid and built to last.  ...  "
Gaming
 4
well, phone, camera, apps
+100%
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" ...  Have been on it browsing Facebook and playing games for the last 4 hours and the battery is at 92 %.  ...  "
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" ...  I have not used the camera or gaming enough to rate.  ...  "
Controls
 4
phone, music, ever
+50%
-50%
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" ...  God please don't ever accidentally turn on the voice control .  ...  "
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" ...  Seems like the button would be prone to pocket pushes/ false pushes since they are pretty easy to press.  ...  "
Volume
 4
speaker, phone, speakers, really, quality
+50%
-50%
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" ...  It has a loud speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  If I put on speaker phone it isn't really loud enough to be considered a speaker phone.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 4
phone, speaker, speakers, really, quality
+100%
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" ...  Called 3 people and they said I sounded fine, and I heard them clearly.  ...  "
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" ...  The BV9500, in my view clearly has the highest quality build and sound performance.  ...  "
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" ...  Speakers are nice, very loud.  ...  "
Storage
 3
card, memory, android
+100%
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" ...  Installed the Sim card and sd card easily with the supplied tool plugged it in and it had 99% charge already and started the process of transferring my apps and contact, this worked smoothly and was completed within 20 minutes completing setup.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera works well you can use internal and external memory for apps - has shared memory on Android 8.1 it also has NFC for Android pay and time sharing- it has an excellent speaker for playing music .  ...  "
Display Clarity
 3
march, clear, bright, days, battery
+100%
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" ...  Screen is clear and bright. ... I will update this the end of March with how battery life holds up, screen toughness & screen burn in if any and Bluetooth range.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth operation and vivid screen color.  ...  "
Wifi
 3
wi fi calling, signal, works, phone, mobile
+67%
-33%
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" ...  No problems with signal at all & even has stronger signal at home than my note 8 that I had to use WiFi calling on.  ...  "
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" ...  I have T-Mobile -Wi-Fi calling works on T-Mobile flawlessly. ... It converts to voice over Wi-Fi Wi-Fi calling with no issues I've called on my phone using Wi-Fi calling multiple times and it transitions to network calling flawlessly. ... I don't know why Wi-Fi calling works on T-Mobile but it seems to work fine- perhaps blackview phones have been used before on T-Mobile I'm not sure.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 3
would, easily, apps
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Connect easily to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.  ...  "
Call quality
 3
phone, loud, ever, calls, call
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I honestly had high hopea for this phone, I have fought and fought get this to work on Verizon straight talk, I have spoken with Verizon straight talk and they kept telling me that this phone was not compatible on their network, After hours of searching I was finally able to get this phone to work on 3g but I am still unable to use data or 4g on this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Speaker has already gone out and can't receive calls without a headset . ... God please don't ever accidentally turn on the voice control .  ...  "
Water Resistance
 3
+100%
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" ...  It is waterproof and hardened against drops.  ...  "
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" ...  Highly water proof and drop resistant.  ...  "
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" ...  I've tested the BV9500 under water (in the sea), taking photos or filming, afterwards I washed it in the kitchen, with clean water and even some soap, no problem at all.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  118.11 meters
Battery
Battery Capacity:  10000 mAh
Memory
Memory:  4096 GB
Internal Storage:  128 GB
Connectivity
Fingerprint:  Yes 
3G:  Yes 
Jio 4G:  Yes 
GPS:  Yes 
NFC:  Yes 
Camera
Primary Camera:  13 MP
Calling
Dual Sim:  Yes 
GSM:  Yes 
CDMA:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
10000 mAh
BATTERY CAPACITY
4096 GB
MEMORY
128 GB
INTERNAL STORAGE
118.11 meters
SIZE