BLU Pure XL

Announced:
Sep 8, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 9, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

7.8
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Display

Display size:

6.0 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

490 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

73.49 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

24 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications:

Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Flash:

Dual LED

Software Features:

Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, Effects

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

6.46 x 3.24 x 0.38 inches (164 x 82.2 x 9.6 mm)

Weight:

7.13 oz (202 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

MediaTek Helio X10 MT6795

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR G6200

RAM:

3 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64 GB

Available to use:

53 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 7, 17

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Yes

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 08, 2015

FCC ID value:

YHLBLUPURXL link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.28 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.42 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 349

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 08, 2015
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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.38 inches)

Description

The BLU Pure XL is the company's most advanced handset to date. Running Android 5.1 Lollipop, the device sports a 6-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display, and is powered by a 64-bit, octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz. A highlight of the new smartphone is its 24 MP rear camera, which is protected by sapphire glass, and features phase detection auto focus, optical image stabilization, and a dual-tone LED flash. On the front, the Pure XL has an 8 MP camera. The handset's other features include a fingerprint scanner on the back.

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