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Blu Life Pure L240i vs Samsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Blu Life Pure L240i vs Samsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W phones. Which is the best phone?

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27 Blu Life Pure L240i vs 03 Samsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W

Blu Life Pure L240i





32bit Quad


Non removable

Samsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W




32bit Single



What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Blu Life Pure L240i

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!

27 Advantages Blu Life Pure L240i

Life Pure L240ivsStar WiFi GT-S5230W
 531 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (26GB user available)vs50MB
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
 21 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080 x 1920 pixelsvs240 x 400 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPIvs155 PPI
+Larger screen
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
13 megapixelsvs3.1 megapixels
Advantage+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flashvsNot supported
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocusvsNot supported
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo only main cameravsNot supported
Advantage+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies5 megapixelsvsNot supported
 26 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)vsQVGA (320 x 240 pixels)
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2020 mAhvs1000 mAh
Advantage+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster3G+ HSPA+vs2G EDGE
 177 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbpsvs(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbps
Advantage+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitivevsResistive
Advantage+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouchvsMonotouch
Advantage+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jackvsOutput owner
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceProximityvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceCompassvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient LightvsNot supported
Advantage+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo callingvsNot supported
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTaggingvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 b/g/nvs802.11 b/g
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DPvs2.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5vsWAP, HTML

03 Advantages Samsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W

Star WiFi GT-S5230WvsLife Pure L240i
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 16GB vsNot supported
92 grams (3.22 ounces)vs128 grams (4.48 ounces)
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - RemovablevsLithium ion - Non removable

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
ModelLife Pure L240iStar WiFi GT-S5230W
Also known asBLU Life Pure L240i, BLU L240iSamsung Star WiFi S5230W, Samsung S5233W Star WiFi
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)feature not registered
Release dateDecember, 2013October, 2009
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)69.4 x 142 millimeters (2.73 x 5.59 in)53 x 104 millimeters (2.09 x 4.09 in)
Weight128 grams (4.48 ounces)92 grams (3.22 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Blu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.1 Jelly BeanProprietary OS
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
Architecture - Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT6589T Turbo32bit
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Single-Core
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX544 MP2feature not registered
RAM memory2GB LPDDR2feature not registered
Internal storage32GB (26GB user available)50MB
External storageNot supportedUntil 16GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplayBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
Screen size5" inches3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~46.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchResistive Monotouch 1-point
Display resolution1080 x 1920 pixels240 x 400 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI155 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 850/2100Not supported
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps0.236 Mbps
Messaging and callingBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
Main camera13 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032 x 3224 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fpsQVGA (320 x 240 pixels) 15 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
Front camera5 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution2592 x 1944 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AACMP3, WAV, AAC
Connectivity and interfacesBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackOutput owner
Bluetooth4.0 version with A2DP2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerYes / NoYes / No
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Air gestures
- DTS Surround sound enhancement
- Panorama photo
- Screen protector included
- PE Case included
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, White, Pink
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
- DNSe
- Shazam Find Music service
Power supply and autonomyBlu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
Battery technologyLithium ion - Non removableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity2020 mAh1000 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby40500 minutes | 675 hours | 28.1 days42000 minutes | 700 hours | 29.2 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Blu Life Pure L240iSamsung Star WiFi GT-S5230W
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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