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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 + 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 7.7mm.

3.2/10
Physical featuresBlu Life 8 XL
Model
Other model namesBlu Life 8 XL Dual Sim L290U, Blu L290u
Country or region availableUSA
USA
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
System (OS)Blu Life 8 XL
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
HardwareBlu Life 8 XL
Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT6592M
CPU processor1.4Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4
RAM memory1GB
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlu Life 8 XL
Display typeTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered
Mobile networksBlu Life 8 XL
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900
Primary 4G networkNot supported
Primary 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
CallingBlu Life 8 XL
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupported
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraBlu Life 8 XL
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 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
2ª cameraBlu Life 8 XL
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)
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+
ConnectivityBlu Life 8 XL
USBMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + 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
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
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 supplyBlu Life 8 XL
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2920 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 days
Radiation rateBlu Life 8 XL
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered
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