BLUBOO S8+ Official Review

BLUBOO S8+ Official Review

BLUBOO S8+ has been launched globally for nearly a month, both customers and media consider it as the most beautiful 6.0-inch smartphone with 18:9 aspect ratio as well as respectful performance. It is known that this model gets upgraded from 5 aspects compared with its former sibling, while can it really fit the name as an enhanced variant. Let us take a closer look and find out the answer.

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Display: SHARP 6.0” HD+ 18:9 full screen

CPU: MTK6750T octa-core processor

GPU: Mali-T860

Camera: Dual Sony rear cameras 16.0MP+3.0MP

Memory: 4GB of RAM, 64GB of ROM expandable up to 256GB

Body: Zn-Ti alloy frame

Battery: 3600mAH lithium-ion polymer battery & fast charge

Software: 360 OS 2.0

Others: Type C 2.0 interface  

Dimensions: 156mm*74mm*9.1mm

Weight: 203.7g


BLUBOO S8+ Display

The original BLUBOO S8 sports a 5.7-inch display. BLUBOO S8+ is packed with a 6-inch screen providing an HD+ resolution (1440*720 pixels). The screen is supplied by Sharp, so no complaints towards it. As for the technology, we have to note that this is an in-cell display that allows the phone to have a thinner form factor. Moreover, it allows the S8 Plus to keep a (conditionally) low weight of around 200 grams even when the display increased in size. This technology also helped the company to free some space for a larger battery and improve screen image and video performance. The BLUBOO S8+ comes with a dual-curved front panel and this screen is covered with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 to avoid scratches and other minor damages.

BLUBOO S8+ Appearance

Many think the BLUBOO S8 has the best appearance in mid-range phones, BLUBOO S8+ definitely inherit this good quality. It still uses a well refined metal frame, Zn-Ti alloy, which brings a durability to the phone as well as makes it look more attractive. The CNC technology creates a smooth handling, making it a pleasure to hold this phone in hand. What is more amazing, the body passes through various processes such as nano coating and advanced polishing, bringing a sense of ceramic and a brightly shinning visual effect.

Moreover, BLUBOO S8+ has change in color, the company offer more option to choose: deep night black, sapphire blue, and mirror silver. All three variants look amazing, especially the silver version.

One opening has been made on the top for the noise reduction microphone. The power button is on the right side, while the volume rocker is on the left. Rear fingerprint on the middle of the back is quite convenient to touch. There is no headphone jack, so you have to use the USB Type-C located on the bottom along with the speaker and another microphone hold.

BLUBOO S8+ Performance

The MT6750T is an octa-core chip accompanied by a Mali T-860 GPU. In comparison to the previous MediaTek mobile chips, this one comes with an improved performance of 25% and increased power saving of 30%. This means the chip is capable of handling most tasks like browsing, emails, messages, streaming music and video, and even games without a hitch for the most part. This chip is also found on such devices as the Blackview S8, Leagoo S8, and others.  

It is also paired with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB ROM. Thanks to them the phone scores more than 43k at AnTuTu.

BLUBOO S8+ Camera

BLUBOO S8 Plus adapts a 8.0MP camera as front shooter, it provides a lot of selfie modes to create more fun. Says, the Test Face Age feature determines the age of persons in the photo. Just tap on the photo and it will reveal a surprising information about your friends. Another amazing feature used by the selfie camera is the smile detection. As the name suggests, the phone automatically detects smiles and takes photos. Third, use the Facecute Mode to enrich your photos with Snapchat-like effects. Thus no need to use a third-party app to make your selfies funny. Fourth, the Bluboo S8 Plus offers to add sounds to images. Later when you navigate to the photo album and tap on a photo, it will reproduce the sounds recorded when taking the photo. Lastly, this phone uses the screen flashlight to take better photos in the environment with low-lighting.

As for the back camera, they are equipped with 16.0MP+3.0MP Sony sensors and accompanied by a dual-LED flash. So the BLUBOO S8 Plus is capable of taking good and naturally-looking photos in any lighting conditions.

BLUBOO S8+ Software

The Bluboo S8 Plus runs 360 OS 2.0 based on Android 7.0 and optimized for a full-screen device. This operation system features security, convenience and power saving, it would surprise you by powerful functions that you dare not to imagine. 360 OS owns the largest harassment recognition system library in China. It is capable of detecting dangers, repairing, monitoring, and protecting in real-time. Moreover, this software comes with a Privacy System feature offering users a private space. Only the owners of the phone can view it that includes contacts, SMS, images, videos, apps, and other files that can have private info. As you guess, such an approach also assumes that a Bluboo S8 Plus can be used by different users. The Avatar master feature allows them to make various accounts.

BLUBOO S8+ Battery

The BLUBOO S8 Plus is packed with a 3600mAh battery, which should be enough to keep the phone alive for a day if taking into account its screen has an HD+ resolution. However, if you are a heavy user, don’t worry, the phone supports a 5V/2A fast charge technology.


As you see, the Bluboo S8 Plus comes with a number of selling points including a stylish look, build quality, full-screen design, dual-camera setup, good memory combination, user-friendly software, and many more, making it the best BLUBOO phone yet. And now, this phone can be acquired for $149.99. Go to this link:

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