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Blu Life 8 XL (L290U) vs Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)

Side by side comparison between Blu Life 8 XL vs Realme X50 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme X50 5G XBlu Life 8 XL (L290U)06Points
Blu Life 8 XL (L290U)
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Octa

2920
mAh

(Removable)

vs
26PointsRealme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)Compare Blu Life 8 XL X
Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
6.57"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Life 8 XL (L290U)6 Advantages Blu Life 8 XL (L290U)vsX50 5G (256GB/12GB)26 Advantages Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+149 grams (5.22 ounces)36%
Lighter
vs202 grams (7.07 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)16%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 32bit Octa-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core87%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GBvs+12GB LPDDR4X11 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (4GB available)vs+256GB (240GB available)59 times
More internal storage for applications and files
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+401 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.57"19%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 8MP + 2MP10 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 2MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP11 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) 2000 Mbps94 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+4200 mAh44%
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.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

16 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+9 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresBlu Life 8 XL (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
ModelLife 8 XL (L290U)X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
Other model namesBlu Life 8 XL Dual Sim L290U, Blu L290uRealme X50 (256GB + 12GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandBluRealme
Release dateMay, 2015January, 2020
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 155 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)75.8 x 163.8 millimeters (2.98 x 6.45 in)
Weight149 grams (5.22 ounces)202 grams (7.07 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Blu Life 8 XL (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 Lollipopfeature not registered
HardwareBlu Life 8 XL (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
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 memory1GB12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)256GB (240GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayBlu Life 8 XL (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches6.57" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz
Mobile networksBlu Life 8 XL (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (Bands 1, 41, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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 (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
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 (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP telephotof/3.054mm2x-optical-zoomPDAF
8MP ultrawidef/2.313mmPDAF
2MP macrof/2.41/5.0"1.75µm
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical 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 (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.217mm1/4.0"1.12µm
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaBlu Life 8 XL (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
RadioFMNot supported
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 (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
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, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlu Life 8 XL (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
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: Glacier, Polar
- ColorOS 7 UI
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBlu Life 8 XL (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2920 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging30W (5V/6A) 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 (L290U)Realme X50 5G (256GB/12GB)
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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