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Sonim XP7

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Sonim XP7. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and connectivity. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the portability. There are some mixed reviews about the price.

durability, performance, screen, connectivity, battery


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sonim XP7 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (

Sonim XP7 rugged smartphone


Rugged Android smartphone from Sonim : The Sonim XP7 is the cornerstone of Sonim's Mission Critical Solution. An ultra-rugged Android smartphone, with LTE and WiFi, the XP7 is outfitted with unrivaled features such as a touch screen that can be viewed...

Nov, 2014

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

Sonim XP7 (Unlocked)


The Sonim XP7 is the toughest ruggedized smartphone we've seen yet.

Really tough. Amazing battery life. Incredibly loud speakerphone.

Cameras aren't great. Earpiece should be louder, considering its intended use in construction and related fields.

Comparisons and Conclusions Drop an iPhone or a BlackBerry Passport once, face down, on concrete, and you've cracked the screen. That's what sets tough, clunky smartphones like the XP7 or the Kyocera Brigadier apart from the rest: You don't have to put...

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Nate Ralph (

Sonim XP7 review


Rugged devices occupy a curious niche, generally falling into one of two categories. You have your consumer-klutz grade approach, which takes a "normal" phone and tacks on a bit of added durability to weather splashes and falls -- consider the Samsung...

The Sonim XP7 will take just about anything you can dish out. It has stellar battery life, a versatile display and useful connectivity features for workers who brave the elements.

The phone's premium price and bulky chassis will make it a tough sell for those with more modest needs.

The Sonim XP7 stands up to the elements without sacrificing performance, but you'll need to decide if its durability is worth its premium price.

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Eric M. Zeman (

Review: Sonim XP7


Sonim's rugged XP7 Android smartphone is as tough as they get. This handset tackles the elements and all your communication needs in one, heavy duty package.

Jan, 2015

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:3600 / 4800
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Rear camera type:Single camera


Certification:FCC , PTCRB , IEEE1725, CEC, Bluetooth® SIG, WFA , IC


Colour of product:Black


Colour of product:Black, Blue / Black, Yellow
Form factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP68
Protection features:Chemical-resistant, Dust resistant, Pressure resistance, Scratch resistant, Shock resistant, Temperature proof, Vibration proof, Water resistant / Chemical-resistant, Dust resistant, Pressure resistance, Scratch resistant, Shock resistant, Vibration proof, Water resistant


Display diagonal:10.2
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MP3, WMA, eAAC+
FM radio:Y
Video formats supported:3GPP, AVI, MP4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1900,2100
2G standards:GSM
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:UMTS
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth version:4.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-20 - 55

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB port:Y


Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A7
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.2
Processor Model:MSM 8926


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4 KitKat


Compatible memory cards:N
Internal RAM:1
Internal storage capacity:16
User memory:12

Technical Details

Compatible products:Sonim XP6/XP7
Google applications:Google Play
USB port:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:20.8 / 26.9
Height :137
Weight:290 / 370