• BLU Life Play vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos

Phone Comparison - BLU Life Play vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos

general General Info

Manufacturer BLU Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2013 June 2014 August 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available - July 2014 Available - August 2014
Colors Black, White Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold Charcoal Black, Shimmery White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137 x 68.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.69 x 0.31 in)
131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm
(5.16 x 2.55 x 0.36 in)
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Weight 125 g (4.41 oz) 120 g (4.23 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 - L100a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - L100i
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor (PayPal Certified)
- IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, MTK MT6589 Quad-core 1.4 GHz Quad-core 1.4 GHz
GPU PowerVR Series 5XT - -
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB ROM 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.5 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.18% 65.86% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 21 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps (LTE model); HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps (3G model); 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, LE, EDR v4.0, 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, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 2100 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 780 h (2G)
Up to 700 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 18 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
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