Bluboo S1 Specs and Price

Bluboo S1 Smartphone
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Bluboo S1 is one of those smartphones from lesser known manufacturers built to blow you away. The enticingly priced device features a cool design, sharp display, dual rear cameras and a powerful MediaTek processor. Bluboo S1 mimics the bezel-less design introduced by the Xiaomi Mi Mix.

Where to Buy Bluboo S1

Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Jumia Kenya – See Offers | GearBest – See Offers

Bluboo S1 Key Specs & Features

  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • 2.5GHz Octa-core Mediatek Helio P25 CPU with 4GB / 6GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), Pure Android
  • 64GB Storage, up to 256GB memory card
  • 16MP + 3MP Dual Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • 3500 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

Bluboo S1 Smartphone

Design and Display

We can say this is one attractive device, especially when you consider the price. The Bluboo S1 is clad in a metal body and has a curvy feel to it with 2.5D glass on the front. The design is almost bezel-less.

This means you can expect superb viewing experience from the huge 5.5-inch display. The screen boasts Full HD resolution for pixel density of around 400 ppi. There is also protection by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.


Interested in a dual rear camera setup? You can get it in the Bluboo S1 – at a significantly lower price than most devices that offer such as well. There is a 16 megapixel sensor which receives support from a 3 megapixel sensor to deliver what promises to be superb shots.

For selfies, great performance can also be expected with an 8MP snapper available. Like in the Mi Mix, front camera of the Bluboo S1 is located below the screen.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood, the Bluboo S1 packs an octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor. This delivers impressive speeds of up to 2.5 GHz. Now, add 4GB or 6GB RAM and you have a smartphone that promises to do a lot.

You get abundant 64GB onboard storage, extendable via a microSD card slot. The phone maker promises a clean version of Android 7.0 Nougat OS on the Bluboo S1.

Other Specs and Features

The S1 features a fingerprint scanner which Bluboo says unlocks in just 0.1 second and offers 360-degree recognition. You get a promise of all-day performance with a 3,500mAh battery in the mix. The juicer supports fast charge technology as well.

This dual SIM smartphone offers Advance LTE (Cat. 6) connectivity for blazing fast mobile downloads. Bluboo S1 also has a reversible USB Type-C port.

Pricing and Availability

Bluboo S1 is not yet available in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya. The price starts at $189.99 at Gearbest. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in your country. Bluboo S1 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 75,000 Naira to 150,000 Naira.

Bluboo S1 Specs

Here are the specs of the Bluboo S1:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), Stock Android
  • Processor: 2.5GHz octa-core Processor (Mediatek Helio P25)
  • GPU: Mali T880
  • Memory: 4GB RAM or 6GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, White
  • Dimension: 148.6 x 74.3 x 7.9 cm
  • Weight: 169g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP + 3MP Dual Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 5MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: 900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 300 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: No


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Front)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: No (download at store)
  • Document Viewer: No (download at store)
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 3500 mAh Li-Po Battery (non-removable)
  • Standby Time: up to 350 hours
  • Talktime:
  • Browsing Time:
  • Video Watching:
  • Music Playback:
  • Fast Charging: Yes

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Bluboo S1 Specs and Price was written by NaijaTechGuide Team. The article was last modified: August 6th, 2017
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