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HTC Bolt vs Blu Life 8 (L280a)

Side by side comparison between HTC Bolt vs Blu Life 8 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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HTC Bolt
5.5"
SLCD3

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsBlu Life 8 (L280a)Compare HTC Bolt X
Blu Life 8 (L280a)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Octa

2000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? HTC Bolt

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!

Bolt26 Advantages HTC BoltvsLife 8 (L280a)7 Advantages Blu Life 8 (L280a)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core26%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.7Ghz 32bit Octa-Core
+3GB LPDDR42 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB
+32GB (22GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (6GB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+534 PPI82%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs294 PPI
+5.5"10%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 16MP99%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps20 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3200 mAh60%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2000 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP57 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs+136 grams (4.76 ounces)28%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)8%
Thinner
TFT Super LCD 3vs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+9 specs and more in the table below

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Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
ModelBoltLife 8 (L280a)
Other model namesSprint HTC Bolt 32GB, HTC Bolt 2PYB2, HTC 2PYB2, HTC AcadiaBLU Life 8 Dual Sim L280a, BLU L280a Life 8
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandHTCBlu
Release dateNovember, 2016May, 2014
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)77.3 x 153.59 millimeters (3.04 x 6.05 in)69.8 x 145 millimeters (2.75 x 5.71 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)136 grams (4.76 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP57 certified: dust/water resistant up to 1 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)HTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
HardwareHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)32bit - MediaTek MT6592
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.7Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 430ARM Mali-450
RAM memory3GB LPDDR41GB
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)8GB (6GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
Display typeTFT Super LCD 3TFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)534 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and standard SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,12,25,26)
TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length29mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, DivX, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivityHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver
- HTC Sense UI
- HTC BoomSound
- Hi-Res audio
- Slow motion 720p@120fps
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Yellow, Pink, Orange
- Screen protector included
- Silicone Case included
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
C765804200L
Battery capacity3200 mAh2000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 days
Radiation rateHTC BoltBlu Life 8 (L280a)
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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