Phone Comparison - HTC Sensation 4G vs BLU Life Play

HTC Sensation 4G
htc sensation 4g
BLU Life Play
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC BLU
Announced April 2011 March 2013
Status Available - June 2011 Available - April 2013
Colors Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 in)
137 x 68.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.69 x 0.31 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 125 g (4.41 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - For Bell (Canada)
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - L100a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - L100i
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, MTK MT6589 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] PowerVR Series 5XT [Similar]
RAM 768 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 1 GB storage 4 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.88% 65.18%
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 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Instant Capture Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 114 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Up to 560 kbps Class 12
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 21 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 1 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB

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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1520 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Up to 780 h (2G)
Up to 700 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 18 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)