BLU Life 8

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.

This device is also known as BLU L280a

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Display

Size: 5.0 inches
Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 68.03 %
Colors: 16 777 216
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch
Features: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip: MediaTek MT6592
Processor: Octa-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
GPU: Mali-450 MP4
RAM: 1GB
Internal storage: 8GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 64 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (4.2)

Battery

Capacity: 2000 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 8 MP (Autofocus)
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Front: 2 MP
Dimensions: 5.71 x 2.75 x 0.30 inches (145 x 69.8 x 7.6 mm)
Weight: 4.80 oz (136.0 g)
Keys: Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Pink, Orange, Yellow, White

Cellular

UMTS: 850, 1900 MHz
AMPS: 800 MHz
Data Speed: HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
Dual SIM: Yes

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Radio: FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 3.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac; Hotspot
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

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
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.65 W/kg
Body: 1.08 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.27 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.08 W/kg
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Alternative variants

BLU Blu L280i

Differences from the main variant:
UMTS: 850, 2100 MHz
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