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Blu Life 8 XL All specs

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Blu Life 8 XL

The Blu Life 8 XL L290U is a good Android phone with 1.4Ghz Octa-Core processor that allows run games and heavy applications.

An advantage of the Blu Life 8 XL L290U is the possibility of using two mobile carriers, a Dual-SIM device with two SIM card slots.

Good connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz), but it lacks NFC connection.

Including the battery, the Blu Life 8 XL L290U phone has 149 grams and it's a very thin device, only 7.7 mm.

Model and physical featuresBlu Life 8 XL
Model
Also known asBlu Life 8 XL Dual Sim L290U, Blu L290u
Country or region availableUSA
BrandBlu
Release dateMay, 2015
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 155 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)
Weight149 grams (5.22 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supported
Operating system (OS)Blu Life 8 XL
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
HardwareBlu Life 8 XL
Architecture - Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT6592M
CPU processor1.4Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4
RAM memory1GB
Internal storage8GB (4GB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlu Life 8 XL
Display typeTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataBlu Life 8 XL
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingBlu Life 8 XL
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupported
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraBlu Life 8 XL
Main camera8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraBlu Life 8 XL
Front camera2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
MultimediaBlu Life 8 XL
RadioFM
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesBlu Life 8 XL
USBMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supported
NFCNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supported
Other functionsBlu Life 8 XL
Active noise cancellationNot supported
Vibrating alertSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
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
Power supply and autonomyBlu Life 8 XL
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2920 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Blu Life 8 XL
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered