If you are looking for a performance Android phone with affordable price, BLUBOO S1 is one smartphone you should definitely consider. The phone features 90% Screen-to-body Ratio and the Tri-bezel-less display is the first full-screen handset from the stable of BLUBOO. 2017 witnesses BLUBOO striving to push the innovative technology of immersed display. BLUBOO S1 is the flagship smartphone from the company this year.  Powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 clocked at 2.5 GHz, coupled with 4GB RAM and 64 ROM expandable up to 256GB, the S1 has now been listed on GearBest where it’s being made available exclusively.

Let’s look at the attractive features BLUBOO S1 offers –

BLUBOO S1 – Technical specifications

  • Full display design,90% screen-to-body ratio
  • Helio P25 octa-core processor
  • Sony Dual rear cameras: 16.0MP+3.0MP
  • Massive storage: 4GB of RAM, 64GB of ROM expandable up to 256GB
  • SHARP 5.5” FHD display protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
  • LTE CAT6 support
  • 0.1s front touch access
  • 3500 lithium-ion polymer battery & fast charge
  • Double-sided 2.5D Curved Design
  • OTG connection
  • Type C Port
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby, Nano SIM+Nano SIM/SD Card
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Available in Piano Black and Pearl White

Design

Bluboo S1 has tri-bezel-less screens and its front Sharp FHD display, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, is capable of achieving pretty high 90% screen-to-body ratio. The rear panel uses Organic Glass with high light transmittance so it’s going to work as your secondary pocket mirror for sure. And the organic reinforced plastic frame has a ceramic-like texture and allows the phone to remain very light and according to the manufacturer, it beats the metal ones in a comfortable grip.

Display

BLUBOO S1 sports a 5.5″  1080P screen with 2.5D curved glass display. With a miniature size earpiece speaker and proximity sensor which are nearly invisible, the screen on the S1 takes up 90% of the phone’s front surface area with no bezels.Also, there’s an anti-fingerprint coating layer on the surface that aids in preventing and cleaning fingerprint marks.

Hardware & Performance

BLUBOO S1 is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 clocked at 2.5GHz. The score in AnTuTu Benchmark is up to 60151. Bluboo S1 gets 4 GB RAM and 64GB ROM and supports 256GB extendable memory. The gaming on this device is brilliant – it can play almost any game available on the play store without any glitches.

Software and UI

BLUBOO S1 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat, which is not only simpler and easier to use, but also offers faster and smoother performance. With new features like improved fluency, enhanced data flow control, and split-screen multitasking, it brings you a more refined user experience. The UI has no extra bloatware except some few widgets for weather and time.

Camera

The smartphone equipped with Sony dual-camera composition at the back. The 16MP Sony main camera is the primary camera, while an assistive 3MP sensor is employed for depth perception. This combination allows for shallow depth-of-field and bokeh effects. And the back camera has full support of Dual LED flashlight which means you can capture the image with quite impressive portrait photos in low light conditions. As for the selfie cam, you will find the 8MP shooter situated on the chin of the S1, which also hosts the physical home button that doubles down as a fingerprint scanner.

Battery

BLUBOO S1 houses a 3500 mAh lithium-ion polymer battery with quick charging support. It takes less than 90 minutes to charge the device to 100% which comes to 20% reduction in charging time. The device supports for 28 hours of continuous calls, 36 hours of continuous music, 22 hours of continuous video. Due to excellent battery performance, it can easily last a full day on heavy to moderate usage.

If you are a looking for a compact smartphone with powerful performance and a good price, then BLUBOO S1 is definitely worth considering.

The flagship killer BLUBOO S1 is presently available for $159.99 on GearBest.