Blu S1 Specs and Price

Blu S1
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The Blu S1 comes has one of Blu’s latter smartphones which deviated from the basic low budget smartphones s we are used to from the American OEM. Although the smartphone is very much still a budget device, it offers more than the conventional android phones from Blu. Some of the features offered by the smartphone includes a fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE and a nice metallic unibody.

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Blu S1 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.5-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Octa-core MediaTek MT6750 CPU with 2GB RAM
  • 16GB built-in storage, up to 64GB with a memory card
  • 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (front)
  • 2, 800mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Blu S1

Design and Display

With a budget smartphone, not much effort is put in the design. However, in this case, the smartphone has a nice metallic and plastic build with solid ergonomics. Although the design is lacks that wow touch and takes a typical smartphone design. It also features a fingerprint sensor just below the screen that doubles as a home button.

Like the majority of its budget mates, the Blu S1 sports only an HD display which might not be colourful as can be but pretty much gets the work done. In that regard what you have here is a 5.2-inch 1280 X 720 pixels display with a 282 ppi density.

Battery and Camera

The Blu S1 ticks the box when it comes to an ideal battery capacity despite being a mediocre one at that. That being said, the smartphone is juiced up by a 2, 800mAh Li-ion battery. This will serve you for about a day provided usage is normal.

For optics the smartphone is supplied with a 13MP rear camera with flash and a 5MP front camera. Although looking at the price, not much can be expected.

Hardware and Software

The Blu S1 us powered by a decent Octa-core MeduaTek MT6750 SoC clocking at 1.5GHz . There’s also a Mali-T860 MP2 handling the graphics on the smartphone. With this, the smartphone should run smoothly, however, a fast performance cannot be guaranteed.

In the same vein, the Blu S1 features a 2GB internal memory and the 16GB internal storage space expandable up to 64GB. Also, it has Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed.

Blu S1 Price and Availability

The smartphone is on sale in various online stores and smartphone retail outlets for about 57, 000 Naira to 67, 000 Naira depending on your location and the deal.

Blu S1 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Blu S1:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Processor: Octa-Core 4 x 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4 x 1.0GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (MediaTek MT6750
  • GPU: -ARM Mali-8620 MP2
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Grey, Black
  • Dimension: 142 x 72.7 x 7.2 mm
  • Weight: 154g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM


  • Display: .2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 x 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera, 780p Video @30fps


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: yes, up to 64GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE : 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat 4 50/150Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2Dl
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


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


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


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

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope:
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (front)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 2, 800mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Blu S1 Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: July 6th, 2018
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