Bluboo is one of many China-based smartphone manufacturers some of you might not have heard about until now. This company is selling their devices via a number of Chinese resellers, and their devices are usually quite affordable. The company has recently announced the Bluboo Xfire entry-level smartphone which costs less than $90 at the moment, and now we have some new info regarding its sibling, which will be a significantly better-specced smartphone.
Our source at the company sent us some new regarding the upcoming Bluboo Xfire Pro smartphone which will be announced in the coming months. This smartphone will feature a 5-inch 1080p (1920 x 1080) OnCell IPS display along with 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM on the inside and 17GB of eMMC 5.0 flash storage (expandable up to 64GB). Interestingly enough, this smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 808 64-bit hexa-core processor, which is a surprise considering that Bluboo usually equips MediaTek’s chips. The device will feature a 13-megapixel shooter (OmniVision’s OV13860 sensor) on the back along with a dual-LED, dual tone flash, and a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper. The 3,000mAh non-removable battery will also be a part of this package, and the phone will support 4G LTE connectivity as well.
The Bluboo Xfire Pro will be made out of polycarbonate, and will be available in a number of color options according to our source. We were also able to find out that the device will cost $169.99, and that it will be available in about 1 or 2 months, it will launch before the end of the year for sure. If you’d like to check out its design, take a look at the provided image above. The phone definitely sports that industrial design, which you’ll either love or hate. The company’s logo is located on the back, and the speaker grill can be found on the bottom rear side of the device. As you can see, all the physical buttons are placed on the right-hand side of this smartphone. That’s it, stay tuned for additional info.