Doogee F5: A Liquid Metal Smartphone for Just $149.99!

Doogee F5

Fingerprint scanners aren’t anything new on smartphones, but for the most part, most of the things we’ve been able to do with them have been quite unimaginative. The Doogee F5 tries to add its own twist though, which is just one of the reasons it should be a phone to look out for if any of our local brands decides to license and import the phone for local distribution.

Fingerprint Sensor

The fingerprint scanner is situated on the back and can be found under the camera and dual LED flash. What makes this particular piece of hardware unique on the Doogee F5 though is that aside from simply using it to unlock your phone, it can also allow you quick access to your favorite functions. For example, if you keep your finger on the scanner a little longer, you can access your most Recent Apps. So rather than a complicated set of gestures after unlocking your phone, you can go straight where you want using the fingerprint scanner.

Of course, the Doogee F5 isn’t just about the fingerprint scanner. It also has a very respectable spec sheet. You’re getting a 5.5 inch Full HD display protected by Gorilla Glass, along with a 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor and Mali 720 GPU. There’s also an impressive 3GB RAM for effortless multitasking and 16GB of internal storage. And if shooting photos is your thing, the Doogee F5 comes with a 13mp rear camera and 5mp front camera

Liquid Metal Body

Doogee has also put a good amount of effort into the design of the F5. It just so happens to be one of the first smartphones that will be constructed with a frame from liquid metal, which is a fancy name for a material that’s said to be harder than aluminum or titanium. There aren’t many phones using liquid metal that have been announced so the Doogee F5 could very well be one of the first to market sporting such a body.

The Doogee F5 is already set to be pretty inexpensive, with international pricing set at $149.99. To be able to have one of our local brands snag this one up is an exciting prospect, but who knows if and when that will happen. For those who don’t have the patience, some international online stores like Gearbest are already offering it at a discounted pre-sale price of $139.99!

Doogee F5 Specs

  • 5.5″ Full HD IPS OGS display (1080 x 1920 resolution, 401ppi)
  • 64-bit 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor
  • Mali 720 GPU
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 64GB
  • 13mp autofocus rear-facing camera with LED flash and Samsung 3m2 sensor
  • 5mp front camera
  • 4G/LTE
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS with A-GPS
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • Price: $149.99 (click here to get it for $139.99 via pre-sale)

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