BLU Life 8

Posted:
Jul 4, 2014
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 1, 2014

Display

Display size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

294 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

68.03 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.71 x 2.75 x 0.30 inches (145 x 69.8 x 7.6 mm)

Weight:

4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Colors:

Pink, Orange, Yellow, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Radio:

FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

MediaTek MT6592

Processor:

Octa-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7

GPU:

Mali-450 MP4

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.2)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac; Hotspot

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

AMPS:

800 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

24.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

37.5 days (900 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G):

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

31.2 days (750 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 03, 2014

FCC ID value:

YHLBLULIFE8 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.65 W/kg

Body:

1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.08 W/kg

This device is also known as BLU L280a

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

BLU Blu L280i

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

850, 2100 MHz

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

The BLU Life 8 is a smartphone based on Android 4.2. It is equipped with a 5" display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution, 1.7 GHz octa core MediaTek processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB storage with the option to expand it via microSD card slot, and two cameras - 8 MP rear one, and 2 MP on the front.

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