The best heat-seeking rugged smartphone is now much cheaper than ever null

Blackview BV9900 Pro – $399.99 at AliExpress
(£313.28/AU$563.59)
Its predecessor won our coveted Editor’s Choice award back in December 2019 – and for good reason. The BV9900 Pro is even better, combining a FLIR Lepton thermal sensor with a bargain price tag.View Deal

As the successor to one of the best rugged smartphones we’ve ever seen, the Blackview BV9900 had big shoes to fill. However, we tested the device a few months ago and it absolutely blew us away. 

Although it’s a little more expensive than the BV9800 Pro, and more of an iterative upgrade than a wholesale transformation, that doesn’t mean the BV9900 Pro isn’t special.