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Blu Life Play 2 (L170a) vs Nokia Asha 309

Side by side comparison between Blu Life Play 2 vs Nokia Asha 309 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

Compare Nokia Asha 309 XBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)28Points
Blu Life Play 2 (L170a)





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Nokia Asha 309




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What's the better phone? Blu Life Play 2 (L170a)

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 Play 2 (L170a)28 Advantages Blu Life Play 2 (L170a)vsAsha 3091 Advantage Nokia Asha 309
+1GB LPDDR215 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
+8GB (4GB available)204 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128MB (20MB available)
+8.17 millimeters (0.32 inches)62%
vs13.2 millimeters (0.52 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
+16 million245 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs65 thousand
+540x960 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs240x400 pixels
+234 PPI51%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs155 PPI
Larger screen
+(back) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 2MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 2MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)81 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsQCIF (176x144)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)2499 times
More apps available to download and use
vs1000 apps (Nokia Store)
+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
+(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps88 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+1800 mAh62%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1110 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTaggingAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsWAP, HTML, Flash player
155 grams (5.43 ounces)vs+102 grams (3.57 ounces)52%

11 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
Only digital zoom
3.5mm jack
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
+4 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
ModelLife Play 2 (L170a)Asha 309
Other model namesBlu Life Play 2 Dual Sim L170A, Blu L170ANokia Asha 3090, Nokia Asha Charme 309
Country or region availableUSA
feature not registered
Release dateAugust, 2014November, 2012
Depth8.17 millimeters (0.32 inches)13.2 millimeters (0.52 inches)
Size (width x height)68.8 x 134.5 millimeters (2.71 x 5.3 in)54 x 109.9 millimeters (2.13 x 4.33 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)102 grams (3.57 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 Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatNokia Series OS S40 Platform 2.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT6582M32bit
CPU processor1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Single-Core
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400feature not registered
RAM memory1GB LPDDR264MB
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)128MB (20MB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size4.7" inches3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~43.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels240x400 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)234 PPI155 PPI
Colors16 million65 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and standard SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps0.236 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G
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 850/1900Not supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
CameraBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels2 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsQCIF (176x144) 10 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.8 (aperture)
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
2ª cameraBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)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 Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
ConnectivityBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5WAP, HTML, Flash player
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Pink, Green, White, Blue
- Screen protector included
- Case included
- BLU Infinite View Technology
- BLU Nex Lens Technology
- DTS Surround Sound
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- 2GB microSD included
- Containing up to 60% recycled materials
- Easy swap SIM support (no reboot required)
- YouTube browsing
- Java framework
Power supplyBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1800 mAh1110 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day360 minutes | 6 hours | 0.3 day
Standby45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 days39000 minutes | 650 hours | 27.1 days
Radiation rateBlu Life Play 2 (L170a)Nokia Asha 309
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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