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BLU Advance A4 (2017) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek MT6570
Mali-400 MP1
512 MB / 8 GB
4 inches (480 x 800 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

BLU announced the launch of the Advance A4 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Advance A4 phone with 4 inches display, Mediatek MT6570 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The BLU Advance A4 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1350 mAh battery. The 4 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 800 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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BLU Advance A4 specifications

BrandBLU
NameAdvance A4
ModelADVA4
Release date2017

Body

The dimensions of this BLU phone are average (5.1 x 2.7 x 0.5 inches).

Dimensions5.1 x 2.7 x 0.5 inches
Colorsblack, blue, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The BLU Advance A4 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCMediatek MT6570
CPUDual-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP1

Display

The size of Advance A4 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4 inches TFT display of BLU Advance A4 with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4 inches
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BLU Advance A4 (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Advance A4 is equipped with autofocus. 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.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The BLU Advance A4 doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Advance A4 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1350 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 A4 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1350 mAh

Features

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. The Dual SIM capability of BLU Advance A4 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. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the BLU Advance A4, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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