Chinese smartphone manufacturer Blackview has hinted that it would be unveiling an updated version of its rugged BV6000 smartphone soon. The smartphone will be known as Blackview BV7000 Pro and it’s touted as being the world’s thinnest, rugged, business smartphone which also has IP68 rating.

On the specs aspect, the Blackview BV7000 Pro features a 5-inch IPS display with Full HD resolution. The device is manufactured from a CNC metal frame and there is a 2.5D curved glass. That is not all, there is also a Gorilla Glass 3 protective cover preventing the glass from scratches and shattering.

The Blackview BV7000 Pro is powered by an octa-core 64-bit 1.5GHz MediaTek MTK6750T  processor. Backing the processor up is 4GB of RAM and there is 64GB of internal storage onboard the smartphone. The device also packs a fingerprint sensor at the rear and a USB Type-C port.

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On the camera aspect, the BV7000 Pro sports a capable 13-megapixel rear camera unit which comes with LED flash. There is also a 5-megapixel front-facing camera on the device which should be just enough for occasional selfie snapshots. Blackview also crammed a large 3500mAh battery inside the sleek smartphone and providing the interface is Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.

As for the price, the Blackview BV7000 Pro is listed for $199.80 on even though Blackview is yet to announce the price. The phone is expected to ship in March.

Source: Blackview