1. DroidAfrica
  2. Gadgets
  3. BLU
  4. BLU G5 Plus

BLU G5 Plus

BLU G5 Plus
$119
Brand: BLU
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.0-inch 720 x 1440 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13 MP Main/ 8 MP front
  • Storage 32 GB
  • RAM 2 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz, Spreadtrum SC9863A
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

8.7
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

BLU G5 Plus Highlights and Overview

BLU G5 Plus is the higher variant of the BLU G5. Unlike the 5.5-inch screen used in the standard version, the G5 Plus comes with a larger 6.0-inch HD+ display with 720 x 1440 pixels resolution, and runs on same Spreadtrum/UniSoC SC9863A CPU, clocked at 1.6Ghz along with PowerVR GE8322 GPU. The unit retains it 2GB of RAM and a 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via SDcard.

Turning to the back of the phone, you’ll be greeted by a single 13-megapixel rear placed camera sensor, featuring PDAF and a single LED flash, while selfie duties are left to an 8-megapixel front-facing camera sensors. Unfortunately, the BLU G5 Plus does not also have a fingerprint scanner, but the usual Android security locks, including FaceID.

The smartphone packs dual Nano-SIMs with 4G LTE network, Bluetooth 4.1, a 3000mAh battery and Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Other key specifications and silent features of the BLU G5 Plus mobile phone are detailed in the specification table below.

BLU G5 Plus Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700)
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
-

BODY

Dimensions 161.4 x 78 x 9.6 mm (6.35 x 3.07 x 0.38 in)
Weight 181 g (6.38 oz)
Build Front glass, Plastic body
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~73.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Spreadtrum UniSoC SC9863A
CPU Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A55 CPU and 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU PowerVR GE8322

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 2 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Flash type - Single-LED
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel,
Camera Features FaceID,
4-level AI face Beauty
f/2.2 aperture
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed at the back of the device
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
NFC
GPS Yes
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 24 hours
Stand-by Up to 400 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

BLU G5 Plus User Reviews and Opinions

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.