Ulefone S1 Vs Ulefone S1 Pro: What is the difference?

Ulefone S1 Vs Ulefone S1 Pro budget-friendly battle is about to begin. Both affordable smartphones were just introduced by Ulefone a couple of days ago for those on a budget. They are the latest affordable beauties from Ulefone with 18:9 aspect ratio screen.

The devices are both equipped with the trending dual rear cameras and Face Unlock feature. Before making a decision on which one to buy. You need to know the difference between the two and which one gives you great value for money.

Ulefone S1 Vs Ulefone S1 Pro – Design

The devices are built with a Plastic back and Metal frame, but the differences are very clear even from a distance. The Ulefone logo is in the same position, same with the dual rear camera, LED flash and speaker.

Ulefone S1 vs Ulefone S1 Pro

However, the S1 Pro comes with a rear fingerprint scanner, this is not on the S1. The S1 is bulky and heavy, measuring 9.55 mm in thickness and weighing 183g, while the S1 Pro is slimmer at 8.7mm, and weighing just 173g. The S1 doesn’t support 4G LTE, while the Pro version has it.

Ulefone S1 Vs Ulefone S1 Pro – Display

Even though they are both built around the trendy 18:9 5.5-inch screen, the differences are clear when viewing movies and playing games. The S1 screen has 480 x 960 pixels in resolution and 195 pixels per inch density.

Ulefone S1 Pro

While the Pro version comes with an HD screen which has 1280 x 720 pixels in resolution and 282 pixels per inch density for clear visuals. The screen on the S1 Pro stretches up to 77% screen-to-body ratio. While the screen on the S1 is pegged at 74%.

Ulefone S1 Vs Ulefone S1 Pro – Camera

We can’t actually compare their cameras because they are practically the same. Both devices are equipped with an 8MP + 5MP rear shooters with f/2.2 aperture and a LED flash. While the 5MP selfie shooter on both devices has f/2.2 aperture and Face Unlock support.

Ulefone S1 Vs Ulefone S1 Pro -Performance

The S1 is powered by the MediaTek MT6580. The chip has a quad-core processor which clocks at 1.3 max. While the ARM Mali-400 MP2 handles graphics. The S1 Pro is powered by another low-end chip, the MediaTek MT6739.

This chip has a quad-core processor which clocks at 1.3 max, but the graphics is steered by the PowerVR GE8100. They both have the same 1GB RAM and 8GB storage, however, the S1 Pro is expandable up to 128GB compared to the 32GB on the S1. They both run on Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition.

Ulefone S1 Vs Ulefone S1 Pro – Battery

The S1 and S1 Pro are both powered by a 3000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with no fast charging technology.

Ulefone S1 Vs Ulefone S1 Pro – Price Comparison

Of course, the S1 Pro is more expensive with a starting price of $79 (N25,000). While the S1 has a starting price of $59 (N20,000).

 Conclusion

These devices are quite competitive with each other and they have some identical specs and features as well. It boils down to if you want the brighter display, 4G connectivity and fingerprint scanner.

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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