BLU Products Reveal 5.5 Inch Smartphone With Modest $179 SIM Free Price

/ 5 years ago


BLU Products have introduced a brand new “phablet” style handset designed for people on a budget who still want a large phone. The device strikes up a strong balance between price, screen size and specifications to offer consumers a pretty good value for money solution. The display is obviously the main selling point though it probably won’t impress many in terms of its resolution. The 5.5 inch display has an 854 x 480 resolution running on Android 4.2. The internals include a MediaTek quad core CPU processor running at 1.2GHz, 4G HSPA+ 42Mbs connectivity, a 5MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash, 1GB of RAM, 1080p recording capabilities and an expandable microSD card slot. Updates to the product’s software are delivered over the air by BLU’s wireless update system.

The BLU Studio 5.5 will be available in five colours, pictured above, at an SMRP of $179. The handset will be made available in 30 countries including Latin America.

“Network: 2.5G (GSM/GPRS/EDGE) 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, 3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps) 850/1900, 850/2100
Display: TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, with 5.5 inch 480 x 854 pixel LCD
Processor: MediaTek MT6589 Quad-Core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 with PowerVR SGX544 GPU
OS: Android v4.2 Jelly Bean
Camera: Rear – 5.0 megapixel, autofocus with LED Flash, Front – VGA, Video Record 1080p @ 30fps, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, image stabilization
Connectivity: WiFi b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, Hotspot, micro-USB, FM Radio
Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro
Memory: 4GB internal memory + microSD slot expandable up to 32GB, 1GB RAM
Dimensions: 157 x 79.5 x 9.5, 184 grams
Battery: Li-Ion 2250mAh
Colors: Slate-Grey, Cyan-Blue, Neon-Yellow, Fashion-Fuchsia, Ceramic-White”

Image courtesy of BLUE Products

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One Response to “BLU Products Reveal 5.5 Inch Smartphone With Modest $179 SIM Free Price”
  1. rauch says:

    with that tft screen and that battery… expect onscreen times of 2,5 hours, MAX (if they’d have full hd, onscreen time would’ve been close to 1hr tho’) 🙂 … if they bump the battery a bit they’ll surpass the iphone 5s 3,5 hours of on screen time, yay 🙂

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