Phone Comparison - BLU Life Play vs Blu Life Pure Mini vs BLU Life Pure XL

general General Info

Manufacturer BLU BLU BLU
Announced March 2013 February 2014 April 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available - February 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137 x 68.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.69 x 0.31 in)
130 x 64.4 x 8.9 mm
(5.12 x 2.54 x 0.35 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 125 g (4.41 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 - L100a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - L100i
HSDPA 850 / 1900
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Scratch Resistant Touch Panel -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, MTK MT6589 Quad-core 1.5 GHz, MTK 6589T Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800
GPU PowerVR Series 5XT PowerVR SGX544 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB ROM 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, OGS LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16.7M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.18% 66.83% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio FM Radio with Recording Stereo FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Image Stabilization, BSI Sensor 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 Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 12 Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 21 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA, 11.5 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No No
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 3000 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 780 h (2G)
Up to 700 h (3G)
Up to 450 h Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 18 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 35 h Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)