BLU G5 (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Unisoc SC9863A
PowerVR GE8322
2 GB / 32 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1440 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

BLU announced the launch of the G5 smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the BLU G5 phone with 5.5 inches display, Unisoc SC9863A chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The BLU G5 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3000 mAh battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1440 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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BLU G5 specifications

BrandBLU
NameG5
ModelG5
Release date2019

Body

The weight of BLU G5 is about 6.6 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU phone are average (5.93 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches).

Weight6.6 oz
Dimensions5.93 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches
Colorsblack, blue, red
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The BLU G5 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCUnisoc SC9863A
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A55, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUPowerVR GE8322

Display

The size of G5 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of BLU G5 with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BLU G5 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the G5 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 camera8 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The BLU G5 supports 2G, 3G and 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 G5 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 / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of G5 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 3000 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. This BLU phones comes 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 G5 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, light, proximity
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 G5, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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