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BLU Vivo XL5

BLU Vivo XL5
$129
Brand: BLU
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.3-inch 720 x 1520 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13 MP + 2 MP Main/ 13 MP front
  • Storage 64 GB
  • RAM 3 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz, Spreadtrum SC9863A
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

8.8
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Overview

BLU Vivo XL5 is the higher variant of Vivo X5 announced in September, 2019. This unit comes in a larger 6.3-inch HD+ U-shaped display with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution, and runs on the same UniSoC SC9863A CPU, clocked at 1.6Ghz along with PowerVR GE8322 GPU, 3GB of RAM and a 64GB internal storage. Virtually all other specifications remains the same, save for the increase screen estate and the larger 4000mAh built-in battery. 

Camera wise, the BLU Vivo XL5 spot a dual rear cameras, comprising of a 13-megapixel main sensor and a secondary 2-megapixel depth sensor, along with, a single LED flash. For selfie lovers, the G8 also comes with a 13-megapixel front-facing camera sensors. You are also getting a rear placed fingerprint scanner, along with other Android security locks, and even FaceID.

What’s more? The device provides support for dual Nano-SIMs with 4G LTE network, Bluetooth 4.1, the aforementioned 4000mAh battery and Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Other key specifications and silent features of the BLU Vivo XL5 smartphone are detailed in the specification table below.

Full Specifications

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 -
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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 6.3 inches, 99.1 cm2 (~78.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~267 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 3 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 MP + 2 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) 13-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-Po 4000 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 33h (2G) / Up to 25 h (3G)
Stand-by Up to 750 h (2G) / Up to 600 h (3G)

OTHER FEATURES

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

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