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Blu Life 8 XL (L290L) vs Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Blu Life 8 XL vs Nokia 8.3 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 8.3 5G XBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)03Points
Blu Life 8 XL (L290L)
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Octa

2920
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
6.81"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)

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Life 8 XL (L290L)3 Advantages Blu Life 8 XL (L290L)vs8.3 5G (128GB)26 Advantages Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
+149 grams (5.22 ounces)48%
Lighter
vs220 grams (7.7 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)17%
Thinner
vs8.99 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
1.4Ghz 32bit Octa-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core87%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GBvs+8GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (4GB available)vs+128GB (109GB available)26 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+386 PPI45%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.81"24%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 2MP + 2MP9 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 24MP11 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 5.0 Lollipopvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2400 Mbps113 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2920 mAhvs+4500 mAh54%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

18 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
ModelLife 8 XL (L290L)8.3 5G (128GB)
Other model namesBlu Life 8 XL Dual Sim L290L, Blu L290LNokia 8.3 Pureview (128GB + 8GB RAM)
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandBluNokia
Release dateMay, 2015June, 2020
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.99 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 155 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)78.56 x 171.9 millimeters (3.09 x 6.77 in)
Weight149 grams (5.22 ounces)220 grams (7.7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Blu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 Lollipopfeature not registered
HardwareBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT6592M64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4Qualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory1GB8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)128GB (109GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches6.81" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI386 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR8
Mobile networksBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps2400/1200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat18 (Bands )
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (?)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mmAF
2MP macro
2MP depth
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Orange, Pink, White, Yellow
- Screen protector included
- Silicon Case included
- BLU Nex Lens technology
- BLU Infinite View technology
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Polar Night
- Android One
- Zeiss optics on cameras
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2920 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standby45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateBlu Life 8 XL (L290L)Nokia 8.3 5G (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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