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Under the hood, the Doogee V rocks an octa-core MediaTek P60 chip. For memory and storage, Doogee worked with Samsung for an 8GB and 128GB eMMC combination.
Meanwhile, the phone carries a more traditional 16-megapixel rear shooter and an 8-megapixel front camera. Finally, the Doogee V boasts a 4000mAh battery, compatible with quick charging.
As of now, Doogee hasn’t informed us when, where, and how much it’s releasing the Doogee V. However, the company confirms that the smartphone will launch in Europe by the end of March.
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