Bluboo working on Bluboo Picasso with sapphire glass display


bluboo picasso

Bluboo have posted a simple teaser on their Facebook which we have confirmed to be a new phone with sapphire glass display.

Sapphire glass is a toughened glass material which is perfect for use on smartphone displays. We have already seen some flagship phones launch with Sapphire glass, and some Chinese phone makers have used the material to protect camera and fingerprint sensors, though it still seems to be too expensive for Chinese phone makers to use as the main display material, or at least it was.

Bluboo Picasso

Bluboo posted a simple teaser today on the Bluboo Facebook which got us asking a few questions, what we found out is the company is currently testing a new device code named the Bluboo Picasso and that it will feature a full Sapphire glass display.

bluboo picasso

We even managed to get whole of a sketch of the new Bluboo phone showing a rounded rear, dual LED flash and possible metal frame. There is no sign of a rear fingerprint scanner so either it has one on the front or not at all.

Specifications, pricing and a release date are unconfirmed, and at this time we don’t know if it will be a flagship or mid range phone. More details when we get them.

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10 Comments

  1. Rob
    December 17, 2015

    I can’t imagine it being anything other than a flagship device if it does indeed have a sapphire glass display. I recently saw an Letv max with a sapphire glass screen for sale at a whopping $1200! It seems that it is still very expensive.

  2. Tony Lee
    December 17, 2015

    don’t belive Bluboo will get this phone configured sapphire glass, that’s too hard for them to do this!

    • balcobomber25
      December 18, 2015

      Kind of like Doogee claiming to have an X20 phone for $169. These cheaper companies are all about grabbing headlines these days. Really kind of sad that they spend more time doing this and less time focusing on making good phones.

  3. Arturo Caceres
    December 17, 2015

    They cant even supply enough xtouch units and are teasing a new device bluboo is a crappy manufacturer

    • zsen
      December 17, 2015

      Maybe they can’t meet the large order of Xtouch

      • Arturo Caceres
        December 18, 2015

        thats the point why over sell a product if you dont have it maby if the set the presell on december things would have been diferent but this guys didnt had an final version before presell so it was stupid

        • Tony Lee
          December 18, 2015

          i agree with you !

  4. gearbest
    December 17, 2015

    picasso,it is a good name!

  5. Nilzie
    December 18, 2015

    Just as true as android wear on their U watch, helio x10 and OIS on xtouch etc…. bullshit

  6. balcobomber25
    December 18, 2015

    These phone names….