Comparison between:
- BLU Life Pure XL 16 GB
- Xiaomi Mi 5X
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

BLU Life Pure XL 16 GBXiaomi Mi 5XXiaomi Redmi Note 4X
BLU Life Pure XL 16 GBXiaomi Mi 5X
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X
Prices
Model aliasL259Mi5XRedmi Note 4X Hatsune Miku Special Edition
Red Rice Note 4X

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width75 mm
7.5 cm
0.246 ft
2.953 in
75.8 mm
7.58 cm
0.249 ft
2.984 in
76 mm
7.6 cm
0.249 ft
2.992 in
Height150.6 mm
15.06 cm
0.494 ft
5.929 in
155.4 mm
15.54 cm
0.51 ft
6.118 in
151 mm
15.1 cm
0.495 ft
5.945 in
Thickness9.5 mm
0.95 cm
0.031 ft
0.374 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
8.45 mm
0.845 cm
0.028 ft
0.333 in
Weight128 g
0.28 lbs
4.52 oz
165 g
0.36 lbs
5.82 oz
165 g
0.36 lbs
5.82 oz
Volume107.3 cm³
6.52 in³
85.99 cm³
5.22 in³
96.97 cm³
5.89 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Red
Blue
Gold
Black
Rose-gold
Red
Pink
Green
Champagne
Black
Silver
Body materials-MetalAluminium alloy
Plastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Micro-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards122

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
W-CDMA--W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
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LTE-LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4 KitKat
MIUI V9.0.3 (Android 7.1.2 Nougat)MIUI V8.2 (Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)
MIUI V8.x (Android 7.0 Nougat)
MIUI V9
MIUI V10

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8274Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Process technology28 nm14 nm14 nm
CPUKrait 400ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8ARMv8
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB--
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
--
CPU cores488
CPU frequency2200 MHz2000 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU cores4--
GPU frequency450 MHz650 MHz650 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB4 GB3 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency800 MHz933 MHz933 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB32 GB
64 GB
16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
--eMMC 5.0

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density401 ppi
157 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area74.07 %71.02 %72.9 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3Display manufacturer - Tianma
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1000:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
Display manufacturer - Boe / Tianma
2.5D curved glass screen
1000:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
72% NTSC

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
-Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1035Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1035 / Goodix

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelOmniVision OV16825OmniVision OV12A10Sony IMX258 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSI 2PureCelCMOS
Sensor size6.24 x 4.67 mm
0.31 in
5.11 x 3.84 mm
0.25 in
4.71 x 3.49 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size1.354 µm
0.001354 mm
1.277 µm
0.001277 mm
1.133 µm
0.001133 mm
Crop factor5.556.777.37
ISO--100 - 1600
Aperture-f/2.2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.81 mm
25.81 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.57 mm
26.33 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses-55
Flash typeLEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Largan M8 lensSensor type - PureCel Plus
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - OmniVision OV13880 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.6 (#2)
5-element lens (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 50 mm (#2)
Available also with Samsung S5K3L8 (ISOCELL)
720p @ 120 fps

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model-Samsung S5K5E8Samsung S5K5E8
Sensor type-CMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor size-2.9 x 2.15 mm
0.14 in
2.9 x 2.15 mm
0.14 in
Pixel size-1.119 µm
0.001119 mm
1.119 µm
0.001119 mm
Crop factor-11.9911.99
Aperture-f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.64 mm
31.64 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.64 mm
31.63 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view--85 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.24.2
Features-A2DP
HID
A2DP
HID
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-CMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
VC-1
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2500 mAh3080 mAh4100 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time--18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
2G stand-by time--264 h
15840 min
11 days
3G talk time--18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
3G stand-by time--264 h
15840 min
11 days
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableNon-removable
--Battery model: BN43

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)--0.724 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)--0.674 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1 W/kg0.85 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.29 W/kg0.69 W/kg
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