US-based smartphone manufacturer, BLU Products, has launched the Bold N1, the first in line of its new Bold sub-brand. It packs a 6.4″ AMOLED display, in-display fingerprint, 4GB RAM, 3500mAh battery, 18W fast charging and wireless charging.

BLU Bold N1

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Bold N1 Quick Specs: Android 9 Pie smartphone. Announced September 2019. Features 6.4-inch AMOLED display, Mediatek Helio P70 chipset, 13 MP motorized elevating selfie camera, 16 MP + 5 MP dual rear camera, 4 GB RAM, 128 GB internal memory, and a 3500 mAh battery with 18W fast charging.

Phone Status: Available.

United States based smartphone maker, BLU Products, has launched a new sub-brand, Bold, for “premium flagship” and “flagship-like” devices “at a fraction of the cost”. In addition, Bold smartphones come with a guarantee of one letter Android update and 2 years security maintenance. The Bold N1 is the first smartphone under the Bold brand.

Bold N1 Specs and Features

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 4() / 7() / 8() / 12() / 13() / 17() / 28(700).
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 9 Pie; Guaranteed upgrade to Android 10.

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 158.7 x 74.1 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • Display: 6.4 inches, 2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, AMOLED display with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
  • Colours: Raven Black.
  • Physical Build: Sandblasted metal + curved glass.
Bold N1 by BLU Products
Bold N1 by BLU Products

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.1GHz Octa-core, Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: Mediatek Helio P70
  • Graphics Processor: ARM Mali-G72 MP3
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 16 MP + 5 MP dual camera,, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front-facing Camera: 13 MP, f2.0 Aperture, AI Face Recognition, motorized eelevating selfie camera, 1080p@30fps video capture.

Bold N1 motorized pop-up selfie camera

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio:


  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; in-display.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
  • USB: microUSB v2.0; USB-OTG
  • NFC:

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 3500 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 18W Ultra Quick Charge fast charging
  • Wireless Charging: Yes; Qi standard.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Number: N/A

Bold N1 Price and Launch Date

  • Announced: September 2019
  • Release Date: September 2019
  • Country Availability: United STates
  • Price: $250. By current exchange rate, that amounts to about ₦89,000 in Nigeria.

BLU Bold N1

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

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Bold N1 Review Rating

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One comment

  1. I wonder. Why put a small battery in this when the cost of a bigger battery wouldn’t add significantly to the cost of production?

    A 3200mAh for such phone may be frustrating because of PHCN legendary Power Holding proficiency. problems

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