Phone Comparison - BLU Life Play vs Samsung Galaxy S5

BLU Life Play
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general General Info

Manufacturer BLU Samsung
Announced March 2013 February 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available April 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137 x 68.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.69 x 0.31 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 125 g (4.41 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 - L100a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - L100i
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, MTK MT6589 [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR Series 5XT [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB ROM 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.18% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 21 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 780 h (2G)
Up to 700 h (3G)
Up to 390 h
Talk Time Up to 18 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 21 h