BLU announced the launch of the Dash 5.0 smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Dash 5.0 phone with 5 inch display, Mediatek MT6572 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The BLU Dash 5.0 smartphone comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. The 5 inch phone comes with a TFT display (480 x 854 px). This smartphone has a single camera on the back (5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences.
BLU Dash 5.0 specifications
|Dimensions||5.75 x 2.78 x 0.37 inch|
|Colors||black, blue, pink, silver, white, yellow|
|SIM type||Mini SIM|
The weight of BLU Dash 5.0 is about 4.52 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU smartphone are average (5.75 x 2.78 x 0.37 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 v4.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|CPU||Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
The BLU Dash 5.0 comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) 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 Dash 5.0 has a Mediatek MT6572 CPU. This CPU can be fast enough for basic phone operations. The Dash 5.0 utilizes Mali-400 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 TFT display. 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. In recent years, many smartphone manufacturers have moved towards using other display technologies, such as OLED and AMOLED, which offer some advantages over TFT.
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 Dash 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|
512 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 Dash 5.0 has only 4 GB of internal storage. The memory of BLU Dash 5.0 (512 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, 2592 х 1944 px|
The Dash 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 Dash 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 Dash 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 Dash 5.0 supports 2G and 3G networks only. 3G is obsolete now, because most phones can use 4G and 5G networks. The BLU Dash 5.0 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks use radio waves to transmit data between devices and a wireless access point, which is typically connected to a wired network and serves as a hub for wireless devices to connect to the internet or other networks.
The Dash 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. 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 Dash 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 Dash 5.0 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The Dash 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 Dash 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 2000 mAh|
The Li-Ion 2000 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 Dash 5.0 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity|
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 Dash 5.0 phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The Dual SIM capability of BLU Dash 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.
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 Dash 5.0, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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