5.9

Doogee Y8 reviews by real users Doogee Y8

User score

Overall satisfaction
6.8
  • 12
  • 3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
24 reviews
  • Screen7.6
  • Performance6.9
  • Camera6.0
  • Connectivity7.9
  • Battery6.8
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Design & Materials

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
6.1

24 reviews

Do you think it's a nice phone?
8.7

24 reviews

Is it comfortable?
8.4

24 reviews

Can you see it well in the sunlight?
7.2

24 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Does it have good sound?
6.6

24 reviews

Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
7.1

24 reviews

What's your experience been with demanding games?
6.9

24 reviews

Camera

Quality of daytime photos
6.9

24 reviews

Quality of nighttime photos
4.9

24 reviews

Quality of selfies
6.1

24 reviews

Does it have a powerful flash?
6.0

24 reviews

Connectivity

Does it have good coverage for calls?
7.6

24 reviews

Quality of the GPS
8.1

24 reviews

And the WiFi?
8.1

24 reviews

Battery

How long does the battery last?
  • 8%
    Less than half day
  • 25%
    Less than a day
  • 25%
    One day
  • 42%
    More than one day
  • 0%
    Two days or more

24 reviews

Software

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 25%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 71%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 4%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall

24 reviews

Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 29%
    Never
  • 29%
    Once a year
  • 33%
    Every six months
  • 10%
    Every two months or less

24 reviews

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User reviews

  • Dont buy it!

    1st 6months everything was fine but now phone often turns off by itself with annoying screetching sound, especialy during phonecalls (almost impossible to have n a normal conversation). Connection is very bad as well, often no signal at all (and i live in city center).
    I paid for it 55€, but it is not worth it, i'll have to buy another phone, cause this one is letting me down on a daily basis☹️.

    Pros
    • Price
    • Scratch resistant
    • Drop resisant
    • Design
    Cons
    • Camera
    • Connectivity
    • Battery
    • Software
    • Hardware
    • Overall performance
    • 2.5
    • Screen8.0
    • Performance5.6
    • Camera2.0
    • Connectivity1.6
    • Battery5.0
  • Phone goes off after sometime with a serious screeching sound

    • 4.6
    • Screen4.7
    • Performance6.0
    • Camera5.2
    • Connectivity6.3
    • Battery7.0
  • not worth it over view from my last review

    ok I made a comment about this phone before but since changed my mind when you put standby mode on it cuts off have to keep pressing the start button the backlight on phone goes off all time really now I used it its rubbish better to spend 30 -40 extra get a better phone I change to my old phone not recommend it

    • 4.6
    • Screen6.7
    • Performance5.3
    • Camera7.0
    • Connectivity7.3
    • Battery7.0
  • Beautiful quality phone that's more than excellent in every department except the camera, considering the price.

    It's a beautiful phone that is great value for money. Fast, smooth, good battery life, great screen & adequate sound qualit. The downside is it's poor camera but overall it's a superb phone.

    • 9.3
    • Screen9.0
    • Performance7.6
    • Camera2.2
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery7.0
  • really value for money

    Very beautiful phone. Chosen because it is a cheap smartphone with android 9 pie and a high size screen and 3gb ram. screen is not full HD which is really good in terms of battery drain. CPU is quad cote which is also good for battery drain. Really worth the money.

    Pros
    • Size
    • Battery
    • Screen Brightness
    • ease of use
    • Android 9
    • lightweight
    Cons
    • camera
    • instructions
    • 10
    • Screen9.2
    • Performance9.3
    • Camera8.7
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery9.0
  • It does not have all the functions of an android pie


    It has a doogee overlay based on the android pie, but it does not feature navibar gestures, recent apps, energy saving. It is a copy of the oreo android with small visual changes. the camera application takes good pictures after the camera is properly set. The screen shows small scratches after a week of use, there is no case in the set. If Doogee gave me the functions that are in a normal android pie, I would recommend this phone, But I still recommend this phone because of the price.

    • 6
    • Screen7.3
    • Performance7.3
    • Camera7.0
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery9.0
  • Auto
    scam

    it is useless, the touch is very, very bad and does not detect your finger well. I have had it for almost two years, the entire screen literally came off the phone because it was stuck with some glue in the corners. Basically you will only do well the first day because you will not realize how bad it is. For a little more money you buy a decent mobile that works for something. The battery is garbage, the touch screen is garbage, the fingerprint detector is another garbage, the storage is another similar garbage and the photos are another huge garbage that in two years that I had this mobile I could not take almost photos because practically all the photos come out. pixels.

    Pros
    • any
    Cons
    • all the mobile
    • 0
    • Screen4.0
    • Performance0.6
    • Camera3.7
    • Connectivity6.0
    • Battery0.0
  • Auto
    I like it, good value for money

    Good photos in sunlight, not in low light. Good day selfie. Battery a bit short

    Pros
    • design
    • daytime photos
    • connectivity
    • selfie
    Cons
    • battery
    • low light photos
    • otg
    • 8.7
    • Screen8.5
    • Performance7.3
    • Camera7.2
    • Connectivity8.6
    • Battery5.0
  • Auto
    Disappointment

    I have this phone for about 9 months, at first I found the battery life strange, I had to charge it in the middle of the day and another one at night when I went to sleep, the back camera is not of good quality, the product is sold with two rear cameras, but one is fake, typical of Chinese cell phones, the screen is large, but does not support HD videos, for example, I watch videos on YouTube only in 480p because it does not support other higher resolutions. Anyway, for the price I paid, I couldn't expect a super phone, but there are issues that even the most basic smartphones have and the Y8 doesn't have.

    Pros
    • Price
    Cons
    • Longer lasting battery
    • HD screen resolution
    • Cell phone temperature
    • 1
    • Screen6.7
    • Performance4.6
    • Camera3.2
    • Connectivity3.0
    • Battery0.0
  • Auto
    For what I paid I thought he couldn't even open whatapp instead he can use even more challenging apps

    Pros
    • Network
    • Wifi
    • GPS
    • Battery
    • Sound with headphones
    • Resistant
    Cons
    • Memory
    • External sound
    • Occasionally it stops if you stress it
    • Photo
    • 6.3
    • Screen7.5
    • Performance5.3
    • Camera6.0
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery9.0

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  • 5.0 Design & Materials
  • 4.7 Performance & Hardware
  • 4.8 Camera
  • 4.9 Connectivity
  • 4.8 Battery
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  • Hardware and performance
  • Camera
  • Connectivity
  • Battery

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