Comparison between:
- BLU R1 HD
- BLU Life Pure
- BLU Life Play X

Brand and model

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

BLU R1 HDBLU Life PureBLU Life Play X
BLU R1 HD
Prices
BLU Life PureBLU Life Play X
Model aliasR0011UU
R0031UU
L240a
L240i
L102i
L102a

Design

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

Width72 mm
7.2 cm
0.24 ft
2.83 in
69.4 mm
6.94 cm
0.23 ft
2.73 in
68.4 mm
6.84 cm
0.22 ft
2.69 in
Height143.5 mm
14.35 cm
0.47 ft
5.65 in
142 mm
14.2 cm
0.47 ft
5.59 in
137 mm
13.7 cm
0.45 ft
5.39 in
Thickness8.7 mm
0.87 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
7.7 mm
0.77 cm
0.03 ft
0.3 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight-128 g
0.28 lbs
4.52 oz
125 g
0.28 lbs
4.41 oz
Volume89.89 cm³
5.46 in³
75.88 cm³
4.61 in³
74.03 cm³
4.5 in³
ColorsGray--
Body materialsMetal
Plastic
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SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMini-SIM
Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards212
Features--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
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
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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+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+

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 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2 Jelly Bean

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 MT6735MediaTek MT6589TMediaTek MT6589T
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits64 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores444
CPU frequency1300 MHz1500 MHz1500 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T720 MP1PowerVR SGX544 MPPowerVR SGX544 MP
GPU cores111
GPU frequency600 MHz357 MHz357 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB
2 GB
2 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR2LPDDR2
RAM channelsSingle channel--
RAM frequency640 MHz--
R0011UU - 1 GB RAM
R0031UU - 2 GB RAM
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Storage

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

Storage8 GB
16 GB
32 GB16 GB
R0011UU - 8 GB
R0031UU - 16 GB
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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/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.3 in
58.53 mm
5.85 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.1 in
104.05 mm
10.4 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
441 ppi
173 ppcm
312 ppi
122 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area66.92 %70.16 %65.2 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
420 cd/m²
-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
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

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 typeCMOSCMOS BSI-
Aperturef/2--
Flash typeLED-LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4032 x 3224 pixels
13 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 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
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Macro mode
Autofocus
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection

Secondary camera

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

Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
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Video resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-
Video FPS-30 fps-
-5 MP2 MP

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

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
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
802.11b
802.11g
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.

Version4.04.04.0
FeaturesA2DP--

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

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
DLNA
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
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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
MP3
WMA
AAC
MP3
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
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
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.

Capacity2500 mAh2020 mAh1800 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time12 h
720 min
0.5 days
24 h
1440 min
1 days
18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
2G stand-by time260 h
15600 min
10.8 days
750 h
45000 min
31.3 days
780 h
46800 min
32.5 days
3G talk time12 h
720 min
0.5 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
3G stand-by time260 h
15600 min
10.8 days
675 h
40500 min
28.1 days
700 h
42000 min
29.2 days
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableRemovable

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)0.3 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)0.72 W/kg--
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