Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs BLU Life Pure XL

Samsung Galaxy Note 3
samsung galaxy note 3
BLU Life Pure XL
blu life pure xl
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung BLU
Announced September 2013 April 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White, Pink Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, 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, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [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; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, 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 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG Supported 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)