- Size (LWH): 2.69 inches, 0.31 inches, 5.39 inches
- Weight: 8 ounces
BLU Life Play Unlocked Dual Sim Phone with Quad-Core 1.2GHz Processor, Android 4.2 JB, 4.7-inch IPS HD Display, 4G HSPA+ up to 42Mbps and 8MP Camera (Pink)
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- Unlocked Dual SIM, 4GB storage; Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean), Micro SD up to 32GB; 3G HSPA 850/1900
- 4.7" IPS Display: HD (1280x720)
- 8MP Camera with LED Flash with HD recording (1080p), 2MP Front Camera for Video Calling and instant self portraits.
- 7.9mm Slim Body Design
- BLU Next Lens Technology: "One Glass Solution"
- Unlocked cell phones are compatible with GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile as well as with GSM SIM cards (e.g. H20, Straight Talk, and select prepaid carriers). Unlocked cell phones will not work with CDMA Carriers like Sprint, Verizon, Boost or Virgin.
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|Display Size||4.7 inches||4||4.7 inches||4.7 inches|
|Operating System||Android OS, v4.2||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean||Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)||Android 4.2 JB|
|Camera Description||Primary Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash|Secondary Camera: 2 MP||Primary: 5 MP, 2592 1944 pixels, LED flash, Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, Video: 720@30fps|Secondary: VGA||Front Camera: 8MP Camera with LED Flash with HD recording (1080p), 2MP for Video Calling and instant self portraits||Front camera: 2 MP|Back camera: 8 MP|
|Battery Life||Information not provided||15 Hours||Information not provided||Information not provided|
|Item Weight||0.5 pounds||0.82 pounds||0.5 pounds||0.28 pounds|
|Product Site Launch Date||Sun Jun 09 00:00:01 UTC 2013||Tue Nov 26 19:31:02 UTC 2013||Sun Jun 09 00:00:01 UTC 2013||Sun Jun 09 00:00:01 UTC 2013|
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With a focus on high-quality design and an affordable price, the BLU Life Play unlocked mobile phone enables you to combine all of your work and personal experiences in one incredible device. Running the Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system, the Life Play also comes with a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 1 GB of RAM to power your mobile multimedia.
Stylishly housed in a super thin, bright blue body, the Life Play features 4.7-inch Infinite View touchscreen display that offers an amazing viewing experience for your photos, videos, and games.
The Life Play's 8-megapixel rear camera enables you to snap detailed on-the-go photos, as well as capture professional quality Full HD 1080p video (at 30 frames per second). The rear camera also offers auto focus and macro shooting modes, an LED flash, and geotagging capabilities, and it's complemented by a front-facing 2-megapixel camera for video chats.
The Life Play also features 4 GB of internal storage that can be expanded via optional miroSD memory cards (up to 32 GB in size); GPS support for navigation and location services, plus a compass and gyro sensor; ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity; and multi-format music and video players.
Dual SIM Card
The BLU Life Play includes two SIM card slots. (SIM cards are small, exchangeable memory chips used by GSM-based carriers that give your phone its identity and number.) With two SIM card slots, the Life Play enables you to actively make calls plus send and receive texts from two phone numbers simultaneously. It's handy for your global travels as it enables you to make phone calls using a local SIM card phone number (to avoid roaming charges from your U.S. SIM card), while keeping your U.S. SIM card phone number active for emergency contacts.
GSM and 3G Compatibility
|AT&T||850 MHz |
|Outside U.S.||850 MHz |
This unlocked cell phone can be used with a GSM network service provider, such as AT&T and T-Mobile. It will not operate with CDMA network service providers, such Verizon or Sprint. This phone does not come with a SIM card, and it requires that you provide a SIM card for usage with your selected service provider.
This mobile device offers quad-band GSM connectivity (850, 900, 1800, and 1900 MHz) for voice, text messaging, and 2G data. It also offers tri-band 3G HSPA+ connectivity (850, 1900, and 2100 MHz) that's compatible with networks offering ultra-fast 42 MBps speeds.
Note that the downloading of maps, games, music and videos and uploading of images and videos involves transferring large amounts of data. Your service provider may charge for the data transmission, and the availability of particular services and features may vary by carrier.
BLU Life Play Unlocked Phone
- 3G HSPA+ (42 MBps) connectivity, compatible AT&T and T-Mobile networks
- Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system
- 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
- 4.7-inch HD touchscreen display (720 x 1280)
- 8-MP rear camera (with 1080p video)
- Front 2-MP camera
- 4 GB storage + 1 GB of RAM
- Memory expansion via optional microSD cards
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0
- GPS for navigation and location services
Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS
Fast, fluid, and smooth, the Android 4.2 operating system (nicknamed Jelly Bean) offers effortless movement between home screens -- like turning the pages of a book. And it includes faster orientation changes, quicker switching between recent apps, and smoother and more consistent rendering throughout your mobile device.
Browse and download thousands of free and paid apps from around the world via Google Play or the Amazon Appstore for Android.
Live in the Now
With Google Now, you get the right information at just the right time -- before you even ask. It can tell you today's weather before you start your day, or when the next train will arrive as you’re standing on the platform. You'll also be able to see popular photo spots nearby, track packages, get information about upcoming movies, and much more.
More reactive and uniform touch responses mean you can almost feel the pixels beneath as your finger moves across the screen. Jelly Bean makes your Android device even more responsive by boosting your device's CPU instantly when you touch the screen, and turns it down when you don't need it to improve battery life.
Smarter Keyboard, Now with Gesture Typing
Writing messages on the go is easier than ever with Gesture Typing -- just glide your finger over the letters you want to type, and lift after each word. You don’t have to worry about spaces because they’re added automatically for you.
Photo Sphere Camera
With Android 4.2, snap pictures in every direction -- up, down, and all around you -- and have them come together into incredible, immersive photo spheres that put you right inside the scene. View your photo spheres right on your phone, share them on Google+ with your friends and family, or even add them to Google Maps for the world to see.
What's in the Box
BLU Life Play handset; standard battery; wall charger; Micro USB cable; 3.5mm earbud headphones; screen protector; silicon case; quick start guide
This phone comes with a U.S. manufacturer's warranty (1-year).
Top Customer Reviews
Now less than five moths later I cannot use it. It will not charge. I noticed at first was that because the charging port is on top the charger does not stay in good. It always seemed to stick out a little. Now no matter what charger I use I cannot charge the phone. Tried to contact Blu (the company) cannot get a live person. Went to the website for technical support, they sent an automatic reply asking for the same info I gave the first time with a receipt. Then I send the info and get the same Reply back. If I can not get it fix I will have to buy a new phone soon because I travel for work and Graduate school. Suffice it to say I will not be buying Blu if I cannot get in touch with them or get some kind of response. Other reviewers say they thought Blu customer service was good, maybe they are having an 'off week'?
-update I did hear from blu after a couple day of back and fourth. My phone was sent out and "fixed" then sent back to me missing pieces..the battery and back of phone. Blu lacked customer service skills and communication skills.
***Final UPDATE ...Blu RMA sent back all of my missing pieces and my phone now works better than before. They even updated my phone for me! Which was awesome of them, so in the end it all worked out for the better. The lady whom I dealt with Lisa, was very nice and very helpful in finding all if my missing parts. My headphone jack even works like new.
Last month the phone stopped charging. Call it operator error, I think not. Neither the original charger nor others would charge. Only having had my phone 5 months (I MUST BE UNDER FACTORY WARRENTY, RIGHT?)
I wrote the vendor: BLUTEKUSA = Nothing. No confirmation of email, reply no resolution = no phone.
I wrote the manufacturer : BLUProducts =Nothing!! No Help, Comments, resolve or assistance of any sort.
I just disappoints and pisses me off at the lack of integrity. Just stand by your product or don't sell it. They have no problem taking our money, but so help you God if you need them to hold up their end.
So in summation, as I don't happen to have hundreds of dollars sitting around. Compared to what smart phones cost these days I thought this was a good deal, I saved and budgeted and bought it. But if YOU happen to have $$$ laying around you can take a chance. It's a good phone, cute, slim, budget friendly. If it craps out on you, it just crapped out on you because neither BLUPRODUCTS nor BLUTEKUSA are going to lift a finger or text to help.
Thank you for contacting BLU Products. We would be happy to help! This is a known issue, we will need to perform a warranty claim.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
The charging port shopped working after a while and after paying to get it fixed, it stopped again the next month. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Danique Hayden
I did a lot of research before buying this phone for an extended stay away from the mainland. I love that it doesn't come with so much bloatware that the "mainstream"... Read morePublished 6 months ago by aerochick06
I thought I was pleased with this product until I began having problems with the micro-USB port; currently unable to charge my phone. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Vanessa Waiters
This is not only the worst cellphone I have ever purchased, but the manufacturer is the worst as well. I purchased this phone and within a month and a half the speaker went out. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ali Abdur-Rahman
Great phone, only issue was charging port acted up about 3 months after purchase, just returned it and they replaced the phone in a timely manner. Great for the price!Published 14 months ago by Me1985
would not honor their warranty. A lot of people that I encouraged to purchase the phone had similar issues with the charging element in the phone.Published 16 months ago by mrmaharg
The cellphone's connector got damage, besides the cellphone auto resets all the time. The cellphone has only 3 months.Published 17 months ago by juancasas