Bluboo S8 Review & Price: the Samsung Galaxy S8 Look-alike

A while back, the design of BLUBOO S8 was revealed in this leak. The BLUBOO S8 is the upgraded version of the BLUBOO S8 lite. When the smartphone finally got its launch into the market, it presented what we anticipated. Furthermore, the technical specifications of the smartphone literally give it off as a cheap smartphone with a critical mission. And that mission is to outshine the rest of the pack. So, stay tuned as I proudly present to you the review of this awesome piece from BLUBOO – the BLUBOO S8 smartphone.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

As revealed in the BLUBOO S8 design article, the back cover of the smartphone is a major selling point. Its IML electroplating technology drags out excellent multi-colour effects to the visuals and also provides scratch resistance. The halo and the lines further contribute to its aesthetic let alone its soft feel. The frontal has no side bezels while the top bezel camps the front camera and the earpiece. The rear dual camera and fingerprint spring out in a very cool vertical format. Fully wrapped in metal, it has three colour options which are: Black, Gold and Blue.

BLUBOO S8 variants

The smartphone has an incredibly large 5.7 inches HD+ display. Its IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen has a pixel density of 282 ppi with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. The display has the 2.5D Curved Glass screen and the multi-touch input. The display has a large display area of 83.8% screen-to-body ratio.

HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND MEMORY

The chipset on the smartphone is the MediaTek MT6750T. Powering the BLUBOO S8 is an ARM Cortex-A53 that clocks at 1.5GHz. The CPU has 8 cores and make use of the 28nm process technology. The graphics production is handled by a four-cored ARM Mali-T860 MP2. BLUBOO S8 runs on the out of box Android v7.0 Nougat OS. Multi-tasking on the smartphone is taken care of by a big 3GB RAM. The internal storage on the smartphone has 32GB capacity and can be extended to a marveling 256GB if a microSD card.

CAMERA AND CONNECTIVITY

The camera on the smartphone is a triple camera setup (dual at the rear and a single cam at the front). The front camera has an 8MP shooter for taking selfies. The dual rear camera setup has a primary 16MP snapper and a secondary 3MP snapper. A dual-LED flash is what serves the brightening effect from the rear. 2G GSM, 3G WCDMA and 4G LTE are the cellular connectivity agent present on the smartphone.

SENSORS AND BATTERY

A fingerprint sensor is located at the rear for security purposes. Ambient light sensor, accelerometer and proximity sensor are the other sensors present on the smartphone. A non-removable Lithium Polymer 3,450mAh battery is the duration stronghold of the smartphone. Fast charge technology makes the battery charge quickly.

BLUBOO S8 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device TypeSmartphone
ModelBLUBOO S8
Announced25th June, 2017
ReleasedYes
StatusAvailable

Network

2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkWCDMA : 900 / 2100 MHz
4G NetworkFDD-LTE: 1/ 3 / 7 / 8 / 20
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM CountDual SIM

Data

2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 300 Mbps
SpeedHSPA 42.2 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5

Design

TypeSmartphone
Dimensions149.5*70.6*8.4mm
Weight207 g
Body MaterialMetal
ColoursBlack, Blue, Gold

Display

Display TypeIPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size5.7” HD+
Resolution1440 * 720 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density~283 ppi pixel density
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionYes
FeaturesMulti-touch input, Scratch Resistant, 2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary DisplayNo

Camera

Primary16 + 3 MP
ImageYes
Video[email protected], [email protected]
FeaturesHDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama camera with LED flash
FlashYes, Dual-LED flash
Secondary8 MP

Software

Operating SystemAndroid OS, 7.0 Nougat OS
User InterfaceYes
Java SupportNo
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

ChipsetMediaTek MT6737
CPUOcta core 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53
GPUARM Mali-T860 MP2
RAM (Memory)3 GB RAM
Internal Storage32 GB
Card SlotExpandable to 256GB
SensorsFingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, compass, ambient light sensor
ControlsLock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

BluetoothYes, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infraredn/a
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeMicro USB v2.0
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFCn/a
HDMIn/a
Wireless Chargingn/a

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Poly Battery
Capacity3,450  mAh Battery
PlacementNon-removable
StandbyUp to 387 hours
Talk TimeUp to 35.4 hours
Music PlayUp to 82.9 hours

Messaging

SMSYes (threaded view)
MMSYes
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IMYes & BBM

Media

Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM RadioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes
HandsfreeYes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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PRICE

BLUBOO S8 is priced at $140.

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