Blackview launches first 5G thermal imaging rugged phone BL8800 Pro at MWC 2022


As the world’s largest mobile event drawing the latest innovations and leading-edge technology from companies influencing the industry, the MWC Barcelona 2022 starts from February 28th to March 3rd, and it’s now in full swing. The world-reputed rugged phone brand Blackview announced that two thermal rugged phones — the first 5G thermal rugged phone BL8800 Pro and the most affordable thermal rugged phone BV6600 Pro would attend the MWC 2022 with the global thermal imaging leader FLIR.

Starting as a rugged phone provider in 2013, Blackview has never ceased to seek breakthroughs on rugged phones these years. Even though sometimes branching into mainstream smartphones, tablets, earphones, and smartwatches industries and growing stronger, In relentless pursuit of letting more people Enjoy Smart Life, Blackview has continuously worked hard on R&D and simultaneously introduced the most advanced external technologies. Such as thermal imaging, to bring extra edge to the rugged phone series.

“It has been three years since the cooperation between Blackview and the global thermal imaging leader, aiming at bringing innovative sensing solutions into daily life through thermal imaging,” according to the FLIR Official in an interview. “Following the success on the launch of BV9800 Pro, BV9900 Pro, and BV6600 Pro, Blackview and FLIR are entering a new stage of partnership with a new thermal rugged phone, Blackview BL8800 Pro. By then, users can take a closer look at this new full-fledged BL8800 Pro at MWC 2022 exhibition. ”

Blackview BL8800 Pro: First 5G Thermal Rugged Phone by FLIR®

The upcoming BL8800 Pro comes with big expectations. As the fourth Blackview thermal imaging rugged phone, the BL8800 Pro, with the FLIR® Lepton® thermal camera, moves further on the thermal imaging performance. Backed by continuous testing and improvements over both the software and hardware. Users will fully appreciate the power of thermal imaging, when detecting electrical faults, checking whether the pipe is clogging, finding the lost teammates or avoiding dangerous animals outdoors. In short as an inspecting and rescue tool in general. There are more funny usage options too, such as taking hilarious thermal selfies to impress others with high-tech fashion for socializing, locating the most comfortable indoor place to sit down, finding hidden pets, or checking how fresh the bread is. Everything turns out cool with thermal imaging.

BL8800 Pro: Innovative 5G Technology Support

The lightning-fast 5G technology has swept the mobile industry in the past months. Blackview is also committed to promoting the development of 5G communications and boosting wider usage worldwide. There are only two Blackview 5G smartphones so farm called BL6000 Pro (the world’s first 5G and toughest rugged phone) and BL5000 (the global first leap-forward game rugged phone). And the BL8800 Pro will become the third, shipping with advanced 7nm processor MediaTek Dimensity 700 paired 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 ROM.

BL8800 Pro: Powerful on All Fronts

To get out of the stereotype — bulky, old-fashioned, and only serving niche users, Blackview always strives to keep its rugged phones with up-to-date technologies and features from the mainstream smartphone market. Trying to become both modern and indestructible and useful in most scenarios. And BL8800 Pro has quite a lot to offer with its epcs. Like the Samsung® ISOCELL JN1 50MP camera featuring improved light sensitivity and color fidelity to capture better-quality photos of striking texture and color. Or the 8380mAh gigantic battery with 33W fast charge. Eventually the newly-launched Doke OS 3.0 based on Android 11 bringing customization, smoothness and intuitiveness at a new level. Undoubtedly, the BL8800 Pro will be one of the most anticipated rugged phones in 2022.

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Blackview BV6600 Pro: The Most Affordable Thermal Rugged Phone


Blackview BV6600 Pro is another thermal imaging rugged phone confirmed to showcase at the MWC 2022. Introduced in September 2021, BV6600 Pro has already impressed users by integrating cutting-edge thermal imaging technology from FLIR® and the ultra-large 8580mAh battery, while remaining affordable. The former unfolds a unique way of observing the world, while the latter kills the low battery anxiety with up to 18 days of standby time.

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Blackview BL8800: First 5G Night Vision Rugged Phone


Moreover, besides the MWC 2022 news, Blackview also leaked, that Blackview BL8800 would soon arrive too. And with  combination of top-notched 5G technology and night vision function, bringing a whole new experience. It will also feature compelling specs, including 50MP AI quad cameras, 8380mAh battery with 33W fast charg and Doke OS 3.0 based on Android 11.

Here are the specifications of the BL8800, BL8800 Pro, and BV6600 Pro:


Specifications Blackview BL8800 (5G) Blackview BL8800 Pro (5G) Blackview BV6600 Pro (4G)
Thermal by FLIR®   No Yes Yes
Night Vision Yes No No
Durability IP68 & IP69K & MIL-STD-810H IP68 & IP69K & MIL-STD-810H IP68 & IP69K & MIL-STD-810G
Processor  MediaTek Dimensity 700  MediaTek Dimensity 700  MediaTek Helio P35
RAM & ROM 8GB + 128GB 8GB + 128GB 4GB + 64GB
TF Storage / / Up to 128GB Expandable
Display 6.58-inch 2408*1080 FHD+ 6.58-inch 2408*1080 FHD+ 5.7-inch 720*1440 HD+
Operating System Doke OS 3.0 Based on Android 11 Doke OS 3.0 Based on Android 11 Doke OS 2.0 Based on Android 11
Front & Rear Camera 16MP + 50MP/20MP/8MP/0.3MP 16MP + 50MP/5MP/0.3MP/0.3MP 8MP + 16MP/5MP
Battery 8380mAh 8380mAh 8580mAh
Fast Charge 33W 33W 18W
Reverse Charge Yes Yes Yes
Navigation GPS+GLONASS+Beidou+Galileo GPS+GLONASS+Beidou+Galileo GPS+GLONASS+Beidou+Galileo
Connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n/ac;  BT 5.1; Global Bands 802.11a/b/g/n/ac;  BT 5.1; Global Bands 802.11a/b/g/n/ac; BT 5.0; Global Bands
Fingerprint Unlock Yes Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes Yes

If you want to get a  hands-on experience, then you can still visit the booth number Hall 7 Booth 7B6 at the MWC 2022. From February 28th to March 3rd. Both Blackview BL8800 Pro and Blackview BV6600 Pro will exhibit alongside other FLIR® products. .

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