BLU announced the launch of the Advance 5.0 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Advance 5.0 phone with 5 inch display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 768 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The BLU Advance 5.0 series was launched with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The 5 inch phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (480 x 854 px). This screen can reproduce accurate and vibrant colors. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The Advance 5.0 also features a 2 MP front-facing camera.
BLU Advance 5.0 specifications
|Dimensions||5.72 x 2.88 x 0.36 inch|
|SIM type||Mini SIM|
The weight of BLU Advance 5.0 is about 5.54 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU smartphone are average (5.72 x 2.88 x 0.36 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with.
|OS version||Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
The BLU Advance 5.0 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software. The Advance 5.0 has a Mediatek MT6580 CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks.
The Advance 5.0 utilizes Mali-400 MP1 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. ARM Mali GPUs are widely used in mobile devices and have a good reputation for performance and power efficiency. They offer competitive performance and power efficiency, making them suitable for a range of applications, including gaming, multimedia, and user interface rendering.
|Screen size||5 inch|
|Resolution||480 x 854 px|
The 5 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of BLU Advance 5.0 is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||4 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
768 MB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Most smartphones today come with at least 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, and some high-end devices have even more. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Advance 5.0 has only 4 GB of internal storage. The memory of BLU Advance 5.0 (768 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px|
|Selfie camera||2 MP|
The Advance 5.0 offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The camera of the Advance 5.0 has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Advance 5.0 smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones, particularly for those who frequently use their phones to take photos and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The BLU Advance 5.0 supports 2G and 3G networks only. 3G is obsolete now, because most phones can use 4G and 5G networks. The BLU Advance 5.0 supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. Wi-Fi is now a ubiquitous technology that is widely used in homes, businesses, public spaces, and other environments around the world. The Advance 5.0 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances.
The Advance 5.0 has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes. The Advance 5.0 isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features.
The Advance 5.0 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The Advance 5.0 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Advance 5.0 smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Ion 1800 mAh|
The Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Advance 5.0 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This BLU phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of BLU Advance 5.0 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use.
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