BLU announced the launch of the G8 smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the BLU G8 phone with 6.3 inch display, Unisoc SC9863A chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.
The G8 was launched with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) pre-installed. This phone uses a high resolution 720 x 1520 px, 6.3 inch IPS display. This screen can produce vibrant and accurate colors, providing an enjoyable viewing experience for multimedia content, gaming, and general usage. This phone has only one rear-camera (13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The selfie camera of G8 allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.
BLU G8 specifications
|Dimensions||6.35 x 3.07 x 0.38 inch|
|Colors||black, blue, red|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of the BLU G8 is 6.38 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this BLU smartphone are average (6.35 x 3.07 x 0.38 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A Nano SIM is a chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM). Nano SIM is the smallest SIM card size available and is currently the most widely used SIM card size in newer devices.
|OS version||Android OS v9.0 (Pie)|
|CPU||Octa-core, Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A55, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A55|
|Performance||AnTuTu v9: 99877|
The BLU G8 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is an open-source operating system, which means that the source code is freely available to the public and can be modified and distributed by anyone. The G8 utilizes Unisoc SC9863A chipset. This octa-core CPU consists: Octa-core, Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A55, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A55. These eight cores make the work speed fast enough.
The BLU G8 comes with PowerVR GE8322 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. PowerVR GPUs are considered to be highly competitive with other leading mobile GPUs, such as ARM Mali and Adreno. We use AnTuTu app to analyze the performance of this device. It is designed to measure and evaluate the performance of different hardware components of a device, including the CPU, GPU, RAM and storage.
|Screen size||6.3 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1520 px|
This smartphone comes with an IPS display. IPS is known for its ability to provide wide viewing angles and accurate color reproduction. IPS panels have become more energy-efficient over time, allowing for longer battery life in portable devices. The 6.3 inch display should be large enough to provide a comfortable viewing experience for your needs, whether it's reading text, browsing the web, or watching videos.
The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.
|Internal storage||64 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 3 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. 64 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be a good amount of storage for a smartphone, and should be sufficient for most users' needs. The G8 has 64 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the G8 (64 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||13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||13 MP|
This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. The G8 does not have optical image stabilization (OIS). OIS technology is more commonly found in higher-end smartphones and is designed to reduce camera shake and blur, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The BLU G8 supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G stands for fourth-generation mobile networks, which are wireless networks that provide faster data transfer speeds and greater network capacity than previous 3G networks. The BLU G8 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi allows devices to connect to the network from anywhere within range of the wireless access point, making it easier to work or access the internet from different locations or on different devices.
With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your G8 smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. The G8 has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS to accurately measure and record outdoor activities such as running, cycling, hiking, or tracking routes. The G8 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 G8 phone has built-in FM radio receiver. FM radio allows users to tune in to local radio stations and listen to live broadcasts, news, music, and other content. The G8 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The G8 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-Po 4000 mAh|
The Li-Po 4000 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 G8 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). The fingerprint reader is a biometric security feature found in G8 smartphones. When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of G8, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features.
The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone that enables it to measure the intensity of light around the device. The Dual SIM capability of BLU G8 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 G8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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