Phone Comparison - BLU Life Pure vs Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G vs BLU Life Pure XL

general General Info

Manufacturer BLU Huawei BLU
Announced December 2013 January 2014 April 2014
Status Available - December 2013 Coming Soon - March 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White Crystal Black, Pure White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142 x 69.4 x 7.7 mm
(5.59 x 2.73 x 0.3 in)
161 x 84.9 x 9.5 mm
(6.34 x 3.34 x 0.37 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 128 g (4.52 oz) 202 g (7.13 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 / 1900 - L240a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - L240i
HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6589T Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800
GPU PowerVR SGX544 Adreno 306 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory No Yes, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, OGS, Full Lamination Scratch Resistant Touch Panel IPS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 6.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (241 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.80% 74.89% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4032 x 3224 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Image Stabilization, BSI Sensor Auto focus, 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 Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [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, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 11 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, LE, EDR 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, dual-band, 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 Host 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 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage No Yes, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - Supported 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 4050 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time - - Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)