Phone Comparison - Huawei Ascend Mate vs BLU Life Pure XL

Huawei Ascend Mate
huawei ascend mate
BLU Life Pure XL
blu life pure xl
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general General Info

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

hardware Hardware and OS

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

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.1 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (241 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.06% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, autofocus [Similar] 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features 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 Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 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
Edge Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.7 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, 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, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 32GB 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 Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 4050 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)