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BLU Dash JR (2013) review

Android OS v2.3 (Gingerbread)
Spreadtrum SC6820
Mali-400 MP1
256 MB / 512 MB
3.5 inches (320 x 480 px)
2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px

BLU announced the launch of the Dash JR smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Dash JR phone with 3.5 inches display, Spreadtrum SC6820 chipset, 256 MB of RAM and 512 MB of internal storage.

The BLU Dash JR comes with Android OS v2.3 (Gingerbread) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1000 mAh battery. The 3.5 inches phone comes with TFT display (320 x 480 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 Dash JR specifications

BrandBLU
NameDash JR
ModelD140
Release date2013

Body

The weight of BLU Dash JR is about 3.7 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU phone are average (4.59 x 2.44 x 0.47 inches).

Weight3.7 oz
Dimensions4.59 x 2.44 x 0.47 inches
Colorsblack, blue, pink, silver, white, yellow
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The BLU Dash JR comes with Android OS v2.3 (Gingerbread) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v2.3 (Gingerbread)
SoCSpreadtrum SC6820
CPU1 GHz Cortex-A5
GPUMali-400 MP1

Display

The size of Dash JR screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 3.5 inches TFT display of BLU Dash JR with 320 x 480 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size3.5 inches
Resolution320 x 480 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BLU Dash JR (256 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (512 MB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM256 MB
Internal storage512 MB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Dash JR 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.

Selfie camerano
Main camera2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px
Flashno

Connectivity

The BLU Dash JR 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 Dash JR 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
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv2.1
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

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 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1000 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 Dash JR 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 Dash JR, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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