Comparison between:
- BLU Dash L3 8GB
- BLU Life One X3

Brand and model

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

BLU Dash L3 8GBBLU Life One X3
BLU Dash L3 8GBBLU Life One X3
Model aliasD931L
D931U
L0150WW

Design

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

Width64.3 mm
6.43 cm
0.211 ft
2.531 in
75.3 mm
7.53 cm
0.247 ft
2.965 in
Height127.1 mm
12.71 cm
0.417 ft
5.004 in
154 mm
15.4 cm
0.505 ft
6.063 in
Thickness11.5 mm
1.15 cm
0.038 ft
0.453 in
8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.029 ft
0.35 in
Weight127 g
0.28 lbs
4.48 oz
182 g
0.4 lbs
6.42 oz
Volume93.98 cm³
5.71 in³
103.21 cm³
6.27 in³
ColorsBlack
Rose-gold
Gold
Gray
Red
Black
Body materialsPlasticAluminium 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 typeMini-SIM
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

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
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (D931U)
UMTS 2100 MHz (D931L)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

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 Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

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 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat

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.

SoCMediaTek MT6570MediaTek MT6753
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores28
CPU frequency1300 MHz1300 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP1ARM Mali-T720 MP3
GPU cores13
GPU frequency-450 MHz
RAM capacity512 MB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channels-Single channel
RAM frequency-666 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB32 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyTFTIPS
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution480 x 800 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density233 ppi
91 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area55.9 %72.15 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen2.5D curved glass screen

Sensors

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

SensorsAccelerometerProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Fingerprint

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 typeCMOSCMOS
Aperture-f/2
Number of lenses-5
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
FeaturesDigital zoom
Self-timer
Scene mode
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)

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 type-CMOS
Aperture-f/2
Auxiliary light-LED
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/Positioning-GPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

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

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
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
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
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MP4
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity1400 mAh5000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time4 h
240 min
0.2 days
48 h
2880 min
2 days
2G stand-by time120 h
7200 min
5 days
720 h
43200 min
30 days
3G talk time4 h
240 min
0.2 days
48 h
2880 min
2 days
3G stand-by time100 h
6000 min
4.2 days
720 h
43200 min
30 days
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A
FeaturesRemovableNon-removable

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 (USA)-0.43 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.08 W/kg
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