Phone Comparison - BLU Life Play vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs BLU Life Pure XL

general General Info

Manufacturer BLU Samsung BLU
Announced March 2013 February 2014 April 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available April 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White, Blue, Gold 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)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 125 g (4.41 oz) 145 g (5.11 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 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) 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 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800
GPU PowerVR Series 5XT Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB ROM 16/32 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.18% 69.63% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio No 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 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 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, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, 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, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [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, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0
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 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 v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 2800 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 780 h (2G)
Up to 700 h (3G)
Up to 390 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 21 h Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)