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BLU Life Play S vs Apple iPhone 13 vs Apple iPhone 8

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

4.7 inches
6.1 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 312 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
IPS LCD

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

65.59 %
87.24 %
65.34 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek MT6582
Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm)
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72 (10 nm)

Processor:

Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Hexa-core, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit

GPU:

Mali-400
Yes
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM:

1GB
4GB
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

4GB
128GB, not expandable
256GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.2)
iOS (15.x)
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1800 mAh
3227 mAh
1821 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 20.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.9''
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front:

5 MP
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.41 x 2.66 x 0.31 inches (137.5 x 67.5 x 7.8 mm)
5.78 x 2.81 x 0.30 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.65 mm )
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

3.84 oz (109.0 g)
6.14 oz (174.0 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Blue, White
Red, Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink
Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n258, n260, n261

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)
Bands 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

Yes; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

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:

Jan 23, 2014
Sep 14, 2021
Sep 12, 2017

FCC ID value:

YHLBLULIFEPLAYS
BCG-E3997A
BCG-E3174A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.50 W/kg
0.96 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body:

1.05 W/kg
0.96 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg
1.45 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.37 W/kg
0.96 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 799
$ 849

In The Box:

USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 14, 2021
Sep 12, 2017
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