Tag Archives: BLU Products

BLU R1 Plus is an unlocked Android phone with a 4000mAh battery

After launching the R1 HD late last year, BLU today announced a successor for that device. The BLU R1 Plus is an updated version of the R1 HD, with several upgraded specs. For example, the R1 Plus features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while the R1 HD has an 8-megapixel camera. The R1 Plus also features an upgraded MediaTek 6737 processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage, all of which are upgrades … [read full article]

BLU Life One X2 Mini launches with 5-inch display and 13-megapixel camera

BLU today took the wraps off of its latest affordable Android smartphone, the Life One X2 Mini. The BLU Life One X2 Mini is an unlocked Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow phone with a 5-inch 1920×1080 display, which is a smidge smaller than the 5.2-inch 1920×1080 display found on the regular Life One X2. Below that display is a fingerprint reader, above it is an 8-megapixel camera with flash, and around back lives a 13-megapixel camera with phase detection … [read full article]

BLU Vivo XL2 launches with 5.5-inch display and $149.99 price tag

BLU today introduced its latest affordable Android smartphone, the Vivo XL2. The unlocked BLU Vivo XL2 features a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display and 8-megapixel camera on its face, and a 13-megapixel camera with flash on its backside. Inside the Vivo XL2 lives a quad-core MediaTek 6736T processor paired with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a microSD slot, dual SIM slots, and a 3150mAh battery with quick charging support. When it comes to cellular connectivity, the Vivo XL2 … [read full article]

BLU R1 HD update adds support for T-Mobile VoLTE and band 12 LTE

When BLU launched the R1 HD earlier this year, it said that the R1 HD would eventually be updated with support for T-Mobile’s band 12 LTE and VoLTE. That update appears to be rolling out now. TmoNews reader Edwin reached out to me today to say that a new update is rolling out to his Amazon BLU R1 HD. As you can see in the image below, the update specifically calls out support for T-Mobile VoLTE … [read full article]

BLU R1 HD can be had for as little as $50, will be updated with LTE band 12 support

BLU today announced its latest Android smartphone, and so long as you don’t mind some ads, you can score one for pretty cheap. The BLU R1 HD features a 5-inch 1280×720 display, 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera with a wide-angle lens, quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor, and 2500mAh battery. It’s available in two configurations, one with 8GB of storage and 1GB of RAM and the other with 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM, but they … [read full article]

BLU Studio Selfie LTE coming to T-Mobile, will support band 12 and VoLTE

BLU Products frequently targets T-Mobile customers with their unlocked phones, but the problem is that those devices often lack fully compatibility with T-Mobile’s LTE network. That’s not the case with the Studio Selfie LTE, a new phone from BLU that’s fully certified by T-Mobile and will be sold by T-Mo dealers. Phone Scoop recently spent some time with the BLU … [read full article]

BLU Pure XL runs Android 5.1 on a 6-inch 2560×1440 display, costs $349

BLU Products has made a name for itself by offering unlocked devices for affordable prices, and the company has continued those efforts with its latest phone, the Pure XL. The BLU Pure XL will launch on Amazon on September 29 at a price of $349 unlocked. In exchange for your three Benjamins and single Grant, you’ll get a device with a 6-inch 2560×1440 Super AMOLED display and octa-core MediaTek … [read full article]