BLUBOO S3 Detailed Specs Review

Bluboo S3 design

BLUBOO S3 is a bezel-less smartphone that has been trending with some great specs and features. The device sports the 18:9 display which we’ve come to love. However, the highlight of the smartphone is what’s underneath not on the body.

It houses a massive 8500mAh battery, which Bluboo claims would last more than 24 hours on Video playback with the highest brightness and volume. Internally, there’s 4GB RAM for multitasking and 64GB Storage space as well. Let’s see what else the BLUBOO S3 has to offer.

Where To Buy BLUBOO S3?

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BLUBOO S3 Key Specs and Features

・6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750T
・64GB built-in storage
・16MP + 5MP dual rear camera and 13MP front camera
・4G LTE
• Face ID
・Fingerprint Scanner
・8500mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery with fast charging.

DESIGN

The S3 sports an aluminium alloy overall unibody that’s a beauty to behold and hold. The smartphone has a unique design at the rear, which makes it non-slippery. Its rugged-like design gives a warm feel and vibe when held.

BLUBOO S3

The dual rear shooters and fingerprint scanner are vertical on top a foundation at the top middle. The LED flash sits beside the camera to the left, while the BLUBOO logo is at the bottom corner. Because of its massive battery capacity, it measures 11.6 mm in thickness and weighs 280g. It’s available in Black and Gold colours.

DISPLAY

Loving the bezel-less screen on this smartphone, it stretched all the way to the sides with no narrow bezels in sight. As you can see, the top and bottom bezel are super minimal as well. Nonetheless, the top still managed to house some features. Let’s focus on the screen, the 6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen boasts of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution.

BLUBOO S3

Details on the screen should come great always with nice brightness and contrast. The screen also has 402 pixels per inch density, full lamination technology and stretches up to 78.23% screen to body ratio. Protecting the screen from scratches and falls, is a Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

Running the race here is the MediaTek MT6750T chip with 8-Cores of processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The octa-core processor here reaches a standard speed of 1.5GHz with 28nm process technology for a smooth ride. The ARM Mali-T860 MP2 graphics processor handles graphics and clocks at 650MHz with 4-cores.

Launch your favourite apps and multitask through them all with 4GB RAM space available and a memory speed of 833MHz. For storage, 64GB is available and ready to accommodate files, easily upgrade up to 256GB. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo.

CAMERA

The 16MP + 5MP dual rear cameras on the device capture quality photographs even in low light. The 16MP Samsung ISOCELL Sensor has f/2.0 aperture and would do photo taking just fine while the 5MP adds portrait shots to your images. The cameras come with other quality features as well, the photographs taken with this device has 4608 x 3456 pixels in dimension. The 13MP selfie camera has an 88-degree wide angle lens and supports Face ID.

BATTERY

The BLUBOO S3 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 8500mAh battery with fast charging technology.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

BLUBOO S3 is available on Shopping stores from starting from $189 to $249, that’s about (N70,000 – N90,000).

FULL SPECIFICATION OF BLUBOO S3

LAUNCH
・Announced: April 2018
・Status: Available. April 2018

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: 850 / 900 / 2100MHz
・4G Support: LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Material Type: Aluminium Alloy
・Dimensions: 157.8 x 75.5 x 11.6 mm
・Colour: Champagne, Black
・Weight: 280g

DISPLAY
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 6-inch
・Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Pixel Density: 402ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 78.23%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 1.5GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6750T
・Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-T860 MP2

STORAGE
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB
・RAM: 4GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 16MP + 5MP
・Front Camera: 13MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No

FEATURES
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・USB: Yes
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 8500mAh
・Type: Li-Po
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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