The American mobile manufacturer Blu Products started its operations in 2009. The company mainly deals in Android phones and sells its products in developing countries. Most of the smartphones by Blu are in the affordable price range with decent innards. The designing process of the phone is done in the US while the manufacturing in China.
The company has recently launched a new smartphone in its Life series. Dubbed as Blu Life Max, the phone is available in the US with its official retail partner Amazon. There is no word about the global launch of the phone yet. The MRP of the phone is USD 118.87 which roughly makes Rs.8000/- for the unlocked version. The phone is available in Dark Blue color variant.
Features of Blu Life Max
The phone features 5.5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with HD resolution at 1280 x 720 pixels. The pixel density of the display is 267 ppi, and the screen-to-body ratio is approx 70 percent. The display supports multi-touch as well.
Processor and memory
The Blu Life Max comes with Mediatek MT6737 chipset coupled with a quad-core processor that clocks at 1.3 GHz. It packs Mali-T720 GPU for better graphics and gaming experience. The Life Max packs 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. You can upgrade the storage capacity up to 64 GB via microSD card.
The phone packs 8-MP rear camera with LED flash module. It supports features like geo-tagging, auto focus, touch focus, face and smile detection, HDR and panorama. The phone also packs a 5-MP front camera with LED flash module. The LED flash in the front comes in handy while shooting selfies in low light conditions. A selfies flash at this price range is not easy to find. Both the cameras can shoot videos at [email protected]
The Blu Life Max can connect to 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE bands. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n for wireless internet. The phone also has the option for Wi-Fi Direct which enabled the user to share files over one Wi-Fi network without the internet. You can also use the phone as a hotspot in case you want to share the high-speed mobile internet with family and friends. The Blu Life Max packs 3.5mm audio jack with FM radio. It uses microUSB v2.0 port for wired connectivity and charging.
The phone measures 154.5 x 77.1 x 8.7 mm, and it weighs 153 grams. It packs fingerprint scanner on the back panel which enables the user to access the mobile and apps quickly and securely. Along with the fingerprint scanner, the phone also has inbuilt accelerometer and proximity sensors for better control. It packs non-removable Li-Po 3700 mAh battery that can give up to 700 hours of standby time and 28 hours of talk time.
Blu has its roots spread in many countries where budget phones are more popular. The products of Blu are not only affordable, but they are durable as well. As the Blu Life Max is unlocked, it can smoothly work with AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, and Straight Talk, amongst other carriers in the US.