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Bluboo S1 Review | bezel-less Smartphone for US$160 Bluboo S1 Xiaomi Mi Mix Alternative | Low Budget Bezel-less Phone with Dual camera

Bluboo S1 Review | Product Introduction

Bluboo S1 joins the ultra slim bezel free wave of smartphones, following Xiaom’s Mi Mix launch, Doogee brand, and few small size Chinese phone manufacturers. This new phone is not a Mix killer, nor has a back cover with ceramic coating. It’s a lighter version with a lower price tag and above decent specifications suitable for average users and above in terms of performance. The phone features a MediaTek MTK Helio P25 SoC, powered by an Octa Core Processor, operating in maximum frequency of 2.5 GHz along with a Mali-T880 MP2 GPU, capable of coping with the most demanding operations.

The Bluboo S1 comes in two versions, a lite basic version with different memory and storage combinations, either 4 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage and the advanced one with 6 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage. As for additional hardware specifications, the S1 runs the new android 7.0 Nougat OS, it comes with a 5.5 inch HD Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, External expansion Card supporting up to 256GB of space, Dual rear camera (16.0MP+3.0MP) with dual flash, front facing 8MP camera, and 3500 mAh Li-polymer Battery that according to company can provide of 6-7 hours of active screen time. 

Another point worth mentioning is that the S1 comes with gyroscope and magnetometer sensors, which are both very important sensors for navigation, especially in offline mode without an internet connection effecting the rotation of the map according to the route and user perspective. That said, The Bluboo S1 comes in Black, White, Blue colors and can be found on the GearBest website (link posted below).

Buy It From GearBest Store

Bluboo Official Website

Bluboo s1 Review | Black Color

bluboo s1 Review - Black Smartphone


Bluboo s1 Review | White Perl Color


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Bluboo S1 Review Focus

  1. Product Introduction 
  2. Specs & Main Products Features
  3. Video: Hands-on Review
  4. Product Package
  5. Unboxing
  6. Package Content
  7. Build design & Appearance
  8. Hardware Platform
  9.  Software
  10. Features: Screen, Cameras, Connectivity, Sound / Speaker, Microphone, GPS, Battery
  11. Bluboo S1 Review Summary
  12. Pros & Cons


Bluboo S1 4G Phablet Highlights:

  • CPU: MTK6757 ( Helio P25 ) Octa Core 2.5GHz
  • Display – 5.5-inch FHD 1920 x 1080 pixels , Corning Gorilla Glass 4 
  • System – Android 7.0 Nougat
  • GPU – Mali-T880 MP2
  • Memory & Storage – 4 GB of RAM + 64 GB internal memory, Micro-SD Support
  • Cameras – 16.0 MP with the auxiliary VGA sensor + 8.0MP front 
  • Fingerprint Scanner –  With response time of 0.1 seconds
  • Battery – Capacity of 3500 mAh that supports fast charging
  • Sensors – Ambient Light, Geomagnetic, Gravity, Proximity 
  • Connectivity
  1. Bluetooth: BT4.0
  3. SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby, nano SIM + nano SIM
  4. Network:
    2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
    3G: WCDMA 900/2100Mhz
    4G: FDD-LTE 800/900/1800/2100/2600MHz


Basic Information:
ColorPiano Black/Pearl White
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
CPUMTK6757  Octa-core 2.35GHz 
GPUARM Mali-T880 MP2 900MHz
Battery3500mAh  non-detachable lithium-ion polymer battery, 4.4V battery core
Side keysVolume+/Volume-, Power key
TypeSharp FHD
TPG+FF technology,five-point multi-touch support, gloved/wet hands control
Dual Rear Cameras13.0MP AF(SW:16.0MP)+3.0MP FF
Front Camera5.0MP FF(SW:8.0MP)
FlashlightRear Highlight LED Flash
BandsGSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
WCDMA: 900/2100MHz
SIM CardDual SIM, Dual Standby
Nano SIM+Nano SIM/SD Card
WiFi  802.11a/b/g/n
WiFi HotspotSupport
proximity sensor
Ambient Light Sensor
Geomagnetic sensor
Support Format
Audio File Format   MP3, M4A, AAC, MKA, AMR,ALAC(Apple Lossless), FLAC, APE, WAV
Video File Format    AVI, 3GP, MP4, WMV, RMVB, MKV, MOV, ASF, RM, FLV
FM Radio  Support
Earphone Port Type C interface  
SD Card Extend up to 256 GB MicroSD (TF)Expansion
1Full display design,90% screen-to-body ratio
2Helio P25 octa-core processor clocked at 2.5GHz
3Dual rear cameras: 16.0MP+3.0MP 
4Massive storage: 6GB of RAM, 128GB of ROM expandable up to 256GB 
5SHARP 5.5” FHD display protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
6LTE CAT6 support
70.1s front touch access
83500 lithium-ion polymer battery & fast charge
9Double-sided 2.5D Curved Design 
10OTG connection
11Type C 
12Android 7.0 Nougat  
In the box (Package)
3USB Data Cable 
4Type C to 3.5 mm headphone adapter
5Quick Guide
6Warranty Card 
Size & Weight
Dimensions148.6 X 74.3 X 7.9mm
Weight 175 g






























































BLUBOO S1 Design / Layout Drawing

The Phone layout drawing shows the front and back view of the Bluboo S1 phone. Location of the buttons, speaker, proximity sensor, and the 8.0MP camera location on the lower right Conner of the device, and the fingerprint ID sensor embedded within the Home button.

Bluboo S1 Design


Note: This post will be updated once sample arrives! 

Bluboo S1 Review Summary

Design - 1%
Build Quality - 1%
Connectivity - 1%
GPS - 1%
Sound - 1%
Battery - 1%
Performance - 1%
Cameras - 1%


User Rating: 5 ( 1 votes)

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