BLU announced the launch of the Dash JR 3G smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Dash JR 3G phone with 3.5 inch display, Spreadtrum SC6820 chipset, 256 MB of RAM and 512 MB of internal storage.
The BLU Dash JR 3G smartphone comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1000 mAh battery. The 3.5 inch phone comes with a TFT display (320 x 480 px). This smartphone has a single camera on the back (2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences.
BLU Dash JR 3G specifications
|Name||Dash JR 3G|
|Dimensions||4.61 x 2.48 x 0.46 inch|
|SIM type||Mini SIM|
The weight of BLU Dash JR 3G is about 3.7 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU smartphone are average (4.61 x 2.48 x 0.46 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 v4.4 (KitKat)|
|CPU||1 GHz Cortex-A5|
The BLU Dash JR 3G comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) 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 JR 3G has a Spreadtrum SC6820 CPU. This CPU can be fast enough for basic phone operations. The Dash JR 3G 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||3.5 inch|
|Resolution||320 x 480 px|
The 3.5 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.
Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. 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 JR 3G is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||512 MB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
256 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 JR 3G has only 512 MB of internal storage. The memory of BLU Dash JR 3G (256 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (512 MB) 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||2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px|
The Dash JR 3G 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 JR 3G 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 JR 3G 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|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The BLU Dash JR 3G can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places such as coffee shops or airports. It operates within specific frequency bands, typically 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz, allowing devices to communicate wirelessly within a certain range. The Dash JR 3G 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 JR 3G 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 JR 3G phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.
The Dash JR 3G 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 JR 3G 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 1000 mAh|
The Li-Ion 1000 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 JR 3G is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, 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 ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of BLU Dash JR 3G 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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