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Review BLUBOO S1 Spec, Photos and Discount Codes

Written by Millo

Pros and Cons of Bluboo S1 and BLUBOO S1 Discount Price

Bluboo S1 – this is another smartphone with a “type without frames” design. In fact, all the framelessness of such devices is reduced to a reduction of only the upper frame, and the remaining frames remain standard. However, such a solution still allows such smartphones to find an unusual appearance, which some users like. I already told you about such models as Doogee MIX and Maze Alpha . And now the turn of Bluboo S1. All these smartphones of the same field are berries and look very much alike.

DESIGN

To tell in detail about this design for the third time I do not see the point. In size and appearance – it’s almost a complete analog of the Doogee MIX. Of the features, I note that the ends here are made of plastic. The frame inside is metal. In front and behind – 2.5D glass and on each of them there is a light oleophobic layer.

As with competitors, Bluboo S1 has on-screen buttons with the ability to turn them off. But, as in Doogee MIX, here when disabling the onscreen buttons you can not call the menu of running applications – the touch button “Home” allows you to perform only the “Back” action and go to the desktop. As usual, the fingerprint scanner is hidden in the same “Home” button and its work leaves much to be desired – the scanner is not only slow, but also not accurate: prints are often not recognized.

HARDWARE

With the memory of such Chinese always full order: we have 4 GB of operating and 64 GB of built-in. And there is an older version of 6/128 GB. The processor is exactly the same story as the Doogee MIX, as in the Maze Alpha. Declared Helio P25 with a frequency of 2.5 GHz, but many benchmarks show a frequency of 2.4 GHz and the type of processor Helio P20. Because of this, buyers of such smartphones even demanded compensation from the shops. My opinion is – I do not believe that manufacturers went on a massive and easily detectable fraud by slipping another processor.

Bluboo S1 4G Phablet 5.5 inch Corning Gorilla Glass 4Screen Android 7.0 Helio P25 Octa Core 2.5GHz 4GB RAM 64GB 5.0MP + 13.0MP Cameras Type-C
Main Features:
Display: 5.5 inch 1920 x 1080 FHD 2.5D Arc screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 90% screen-to-body ratio
CPU: Helio P25 Octa Core 2.5GHz
System: Android 7.0
Bluetooth: BT4.0
GPS: GPS / A-GPS / GLONASS
Features: Geomagnetic Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Fingerprint Scanner, Ambient Light Sensor,Gyroscoper
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby, nano SIM + nano SIM

PROGRAM PART

Bluboo S1 works on Android 7.0, on top of which a third-party launcher is preinstalled and several non-standard options are added. You can quickly change the themes. There were no potentially dangerous files – the antivirus found one malicious system file that was associated with the native launcher. You can delete it only with the help of root-rights.

The software was developed by the same programmers who worked on the Doogee MIX firmware. Here’s what the representative of Bluboo said on this score:

“We just hired the same development team, those in turn use our Doogee Mix in our S1. Simply put, the source material of the firmware is the same. “

About the author

Millo

When he isn't enjoying the beautiful Australian outdoors, you can find Millo on business and tech sites, writing about the latest news, analyzing trends, and generally making the Internet a more interesting place.