Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs BLU Life Pure XL

Apple iPhone 5
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BLU Life Pure XL
blu life pure xl
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple BLU
Announced September 2012 April 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin [Similar] 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.34 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)