Comparison between:
- BLU Life Play X
- Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500F
- Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

Brand and model

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

BLU Life Play XSamsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500FSamsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
BLU Life Play XSamsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500F
Prices
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Prices
Model aliasL102i
L102a
SM-J5007
J5007
SM-J500F
J500F
SM-J5108
J5108
SM-J510F
J510F
SM-J510G
J510G
SM-J510UN
J510UN

Design

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

Width68.4 mm
6.84 cm
0.22 ft
2.69 in
71.8 mm
7.18 cm
0.24 ft
2.83 in
72.3 mm
7.23 cm
0.24 ft
2.85 in
Height137 mm
13.7 cm
0.45 ft
5.39 in
142.1 mm
14.21 cm
0.47 ft
5.59 in
145.8 mm
14.58 cm
0.48 ft
5.74 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
Weight125 g
0.28 lbs
4.41 oz
146 g
0.32 lbs
5.15 oz
159 g
0.35 lbs
5.61 oz
Volume74.03 cm³
4.5 in³
80.6 cm³
4.89 in³
85.38 cm³
5.19 in³
Colors-White
Silver
Black
Gold
Rose-gold
Silver
Gold
Body materials-PlasticMetal
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-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards222
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)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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA--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
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz (J5007)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (J5007)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (J500F)
LTE 2100 MHz (J500F)
LTE 800 MHz (J500F)
LTE 850 MHz (J500F)
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (SM-J5108)
LTE 2600 MHz (SM-J510G)
LTE 850 MHz (SM-J510G)
LTE 900 MHz (SM-J510G)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (SM-J510G)

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
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
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 BeanAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
User interface (UI)-TouchWiz-

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 MT6589TQualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8ARMv8
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores444
CPU frequency1500 MHz1200 MHz1200 MHz
GPUPowerVR SGX544 MPQualcomm Adreno 306Qualcomm Adreno 306
GPU cores1--
GPU frequency357 MHz400 MHz400 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB1.5 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channels-Single channelSingle channel
RAM frequency-533 MHz533 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB8 GB16 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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/technologyIPSSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.3 in
58.53 mm
5.85 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height4.1 in
104.05 mm
10.4 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density312 ppi
122 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
282 ppi
110 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area65.2 %67.77 %70.94 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
LED-backlit
OGS (One Glass Solution)
Full Lamination Technology
--

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Accelerometer
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor type-CMOS BSICMOS
Aperture-f/1.9f/1.9
Focal length-3.7 mm3.7 mm
Flash typeLEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Aperture--f/1.9
Focal length--1.95 mm
Flash type--LED
Image resolution-2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2576 x 1932 pixels
4.98 MP
Video resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-
Video FPS-30 fps-
2 MPAngle of view - 85°-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYes
-RDSRDS

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

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.14.1
Features-A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
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
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+

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
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
FLAC
M4A
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/codecsDivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity1800 mAh2600 mAh3100 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
-
2G stand-by time780 h
46800 min
32.5 days
-369 h
22140 min
15.4 days
3G talk time16 h
960 min
0.7 days
18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
-
3G stand-by time700 h
42000 min
29.2 days
-369 h
22140 min
15.4 days
Charger output power--5 V / 1.55 A
FeaturesRemovableRemovableRemovable

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)-0.612 W/kg0.579 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.482 W/kg0.594 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)--1.14 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)--1.16 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features--SM-J510G - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.453 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
SM-J510G - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.250 W/kg; body - 1.370 W/kg
SM-J5108 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.579 W/kg; body - 0.594 W/kg
SM-J5108 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.140 W/kg; body - 1.160 W/kg
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