Phone Comparison - Huawei Ascend Mate vs BLU Life Pure vs BLU Life Pure XL

general General Info

Manufacturer Huawei BLU BLU
Announced January 2013 December 2013 April 2014
Status Available - March 2013 Available - December 2013 Available - May 2014
Colors Crystal Black, Pure White Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 163.5 x 85.7 x 9.9 mm
(6.44 x 3.37 x 0.39 in)
142 x 69.4 x 7.7 mm
(5.59 x 2.73 x 0.3 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 198 g (6.98 oz) 128 g (4.52 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 - L240a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - L240i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz, Huawei K3V2 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6589T Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800
GPU - PowerVR SGX544 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory N/A 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory Yes, up to 32GB No No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, OGS, Full Lamination Scratch Resistant Touch Panel LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.1 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (241 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.06% 69.80% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
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, autofocus 13 MP, 4032 x 3224 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Face 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, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [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 Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12 Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.7 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 11 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, 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 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 32GB 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 4050 mAh 2000 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 216 h - Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time - - Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)