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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB) vs Blu Life Pure (L240i)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 2 vs Blu Life Pure phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Blu Life Pure XXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)23Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Blu Life Pure (L240i)
5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)

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!

Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)23 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)vsLife Pure (L240i)5 Advantages Blu Life Pure (L240i)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core146%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR2
+256GB (242GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (26GB available)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2340 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.39"28%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(dual camera) 48MP + 12MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 20MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.2.1 Jelly Bean
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps28 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh98%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2020 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+128 grams (4.48 ounces)60%
Lighter
8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)14%
Thinner
403 PPIvs+441 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+10 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
ModelBlack Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Life Pure (L240i)
Other model namesXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB + 8GB RAM), SKW-H0, SKW-A0BLU Life Pure L240i, BLU L240i
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiBlu
Release date3/1/201912/1/2013
Depth8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.01 x 163.61 millimeters (2.95 x 6.44 in)69.4 x 142 millimeters (2.73 x 5.59 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)128 grams (4.48 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.2.1 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)32bit - MediaTek MT6589T Turbo
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)PowerVR SGX544 MP2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR2
Internal storage256GB (242GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (26GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.39" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz
HDR8
feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps42/5.76 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
48 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.21.0µm54mmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3224 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2020 mAh
Charger, watts27W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered12 hours
Standbyfeature not registered675 hours (28.1 days)

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue
- Liquid Cooling 3.0+
- DCI-P3 109%
- Always-on display
- 240Hz touch-sensing
- Colors: Black, White
- Air gestures
- DTS Surround sound enhancement
- Panorama photo
- Screen protector included
- PE Case included
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Blu Life Pure (L240i)
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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