Rugged Camera Phone UMIDIGI BISON Pro Goes Official: Sony 48MP AI Camera, Helio G80 and Infrared Thermometer Sensor, Starting at $149.99

UMIDIGI BISON Pro is launched as a successor to the BISON series, the company’s popular rugged phone series.

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  • BISON Pro comes with Sony 48MP triple camera with infrared thermometer sensor, Helio G80, up to 8GB + 128GB storage and IP68 & IP69K.
  • BISON Pro will go on global sale on AliExpress on July 26, with a starting price of $149.99.

Benefiting from the popularity of BISON and BISON GT, UMIDIGI has successfully gained a foothold in the rugged phone market. Therefore, the company took the opportunity to launch the BISON Pro, a new member of the BISON series. In general, BISON Pro is more like a stronger upgraded version of BISON, with an Helio G80 processor, up to 8GB + 128GB and an infrared thermometer sensor, bringing more powerful performance and better hardware specs, and the starting price is only $149.99. This new powerful rugged phone will be available on July 26(PDT) on AliExpress.

Helio G80, Up to 8GB + 128GB

The biggest change on BISON Pro is the processor. This phone is powered by MediaTek Helio G80, a popular processor suitable for daily use and also for most mobile games. It supports up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB storage, ensuring an ultra-smooth gaming experience, especially with the help of a 2nd-gen liquid cooling system.

Sony 48MP Main Camera and 24MP Selfie Camera

BISON Pro almost features the same camera system as BISON. On the back, it is equipped with a Sony 48MP ultra-clear main camera which has a 1/2” image sensor and 1.6μm 4-in-1 superpixel. It also supports a 16MP ultra wide angle camera and a 5-megapixel macro camera. For selfie, every photo shot by the Sony 24MP front camera will be clear and beautiful.

Rugged Design with IP68 & IP69K

The BISON Pro is covered by premium industrial rubber, providing solid and durable protection yet still lightweight and thin. And it comes with IP68 & IP69K rating resistance, which means the device is water-resistant in up to 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 minutes and protected from dust, dirt, and sand, and can withstand the thermal steam wash test, resisting high water pressure of 100 bar(1450 psi) and high water temperature of 80 ℃.

6.3-inch FHD+ Screen with Corning Gorilla Glass

Featuring a 6.3’’ FHD+ full screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, BISON Pro shows its purpose to provide a stunning and amazing viewing experience with every adventurer in any place, in any condition. And with the glove mode, you are allowed to use the touchscreen even when you’re wearing gloves.

Other Notable Features

Besides the advanced features above, UMIDIGI BISON Pro also comes with a 5000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging, ensuring long-term use in the adventure. Like the company’s other latest products, it also supports body temperature measurement with the help of the infrared thermometer sensor. In order to better support wild adventures, BISON Pro has built in various useful sensors and toolkit APPs. Moreover, the NFC function and stock Android 11 are also supported.

Price and Availability

The BISON Pro will start global sale from $149.99 on July 26 on AliExpress, you can add it to your cart first in case you miss the best price.

In addition, UMIDIGI is globally giving away 10 units of BISON Pro and upcoming TWS earbuds UMIDIGI AirBuds Pro, if you are interested, you can join the giveaway and learn more on UMIDIGI’s official website.


Screen: 6.3″ FHD+ Screen
CPU: MediaTek Helio G80, 2xARM Cortex-A75 + 6xARM Cortex-A55 MPcore, up to2.0GHz
GPU: Arm Mali-G52 2EE MC2, up to 950MHz
RAM: 4GB / 8GB, LPDDR4X dual-channel
Storage: 128GB

Rear camera:
48MP primary camera, 1/2” image sensor, 1.6μm 4-in-1 superpixel, F/1.8 aperture, 6-element lens
16MP ultra wide angle camera, FOV 117°
5MP macro camera, 2.5cm macro distance

Front camera:
24MP, F/2.0 aperture, 5-element lens

Water, dust, shock resistant: IP68, IP69K

Dedicated keys: Two independent customizable buttons

Connectivity: Dual 4G / Dual VoLTE

4G: FDD-LTE: B1 /2 /3 /4 /5 /7 /8 /12 /13 /17 /18 /19 /20 /25 /26 /28A /28B /66
TDD-LTE: B34 /38 /39 /40 /41
3G: WCDMA: B1 /2 /4 /5 /6 /8 /19
TD-SCDMA: B34 /39
2G: GSM: B2 /B3 /B5 /B8

GPS, Glonass, Galileo
USB Type-C, Bluetooth 4.2, OTG, Android 11

Battery: 5000mAh, 18W Fast Charge
Dimensions: 164 x 79.6 x 12.7 mm
Weight: 265g
Sensors: Side-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor, Barometer, Infrared Thermometer Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Electronic Compass
Colors: Hack Black, Storm Gray