The little known Chinese smartphone maker, Bluboo is known for launching impressive smartphones at affordable prices. The brand has recently launched a beautiful dirt cheap smartphone called as Bluboo Picasso in China. The smartphone comes with all the necessary specifications and an attractive design targeting the youth. The device is available for pre-orders online priced at $79 and will be available for sale starting April 20th.
The main USP of the Bluboo Picasso is it comes with a stunning design with a metal frame around its sides and 3D arc diamond texture at the back that looks visually amazing with enhanced touch and grip feeling. The smartphone flaunts a 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD IPS display and offers a pixel density of 294ppi. The smartphone comes with ‘U-type’ suspended screen technology that reduces 70% risk of screen break. The device supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
Under the hood, it comes powered by MediaTek MT6580 quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz clubbed with Mali-400 MP GPU and 2GB of RAM for smooth performance. On the camera section, the smartphone features an 8MP rear camera with dual-LED flash and an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 88-degree wide angle lens for video calling and selfie lovers. The smartphone also includes front flash and is sure to attract selfie lovers.
The handset comes backed by a 2500mAh battery and is also expected to receive the latest Android Marshmallow update soon. It comes with 16GB of built-in storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion of memory upto 64GB. Connectivity options on the device include 2G/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS, microUSB 2.0 port and lacks 4G-LTE support. The dimensions of the smartphone measure 142 x 70 x 8.2 mm weighs around 152 grams and comes in attractive color options like Champagne, Black and White.
A quick recall, Bluboo last month launched a new smartphone in its XFire series called as Bluboo XFire 2 in China priced at $59.99. The main USP of the device is it sports a fingerprint sensor for enhanced security and is one of the most affordable handsets to come with a fingerprint scanner. The XFire 2 features 5-inch HD display, MediaTek MT6580 quad-core SoC, 1GB RAM, 8GB of storage, 8MP primary camera, 5MP selfie shooter, 2150mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.