Bluboo are making their mark on the 5-inch “high-design” segment of the market with their own Bluboo X9 phone, check out the video and specs after the jump.
A trend is growing for 5-inch smartphones with high quality build and design, and it is one that we are surely going to see continue well in to next year. Phone makers from Cubot to OnePlus all have 5-inch metal bodied phones on sale, and now the Bluboo X9 has surfaced to take up its position.
Looking at the image of the phone it looks like the Bluboo X9 could be a neat alternative to the Ulefone Paris, especially if want something with a little more RAM and are after fingerprint security.
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The main selling points of the Bluboo are a CNC machined metal frame, TouchID scanner on the rear, 3GB RAM, 8-core Mediatek MT6753 chipset, 5 mega-pixel front camera and 13 mega-pixel rear. The 5-inch display is a FHD panel with 2.5D curve and is made from Asahi glass.
Bluboo X9 intro video
Bluboo don’t mention when the phone will go on sale but they do say that a reseller price of just $149.99 has been finalised.