BLU announced the launch of the Grand Mini smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Grand Mini phone with 4.5 inch display, Mediatek MT6570 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.
The Grand Mini was launched with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) pre-installed. This phone uses a 480 x 854 px, TFT display. The size of screen is 4.5 inch. This phone has only one rear-camera (5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px) 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 front camera of Grand Mini gives you the freedom to capture moments with yourself or your friends and family easily.
BLU Grand Mini specifications
|Dimensions||5.2 x 2.6 x 0.34 inch|
|Colors||black, gold, rose-gold, silver|
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
The weight of the BLU Grand Mini is 4.66 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this BLU smartphone are average (5.2 x 2.6 x 0.34 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 micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older, larger SIM card size. You can use a SIM card adapter to convert a Micro or Nano SIM card into the required size.
|OS version||Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|CPU||Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
The BLU Grand Mini comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Google regularly releases new versions of Android with new features, improvements, and security updates. The Grand Mini utilizes Mediatek MT6570 SoC (System on a Chip). This CPU can be fast enough for basic phone operations. The BLU Grand Mini comes with Mali-400 MP1 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. ARM Mali GPUs are considered to be a good option for mobile devices, providing a good balance of performance and power efficiency, and are widely used in many popular smartphones and tablets.
|Screen size||4.5 inch|
|Resolution||480 x 854 px|
This 4.5 inch smartphone comes with a TFT display. TFT technology employs thin-film transistors, which are small semiconductor devices, to control the brightness and color of each individual pixel on an LCD display. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. 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||8 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. The amount of RAM needed for optimal performance depends on factors such as the operating system, the apps and services you use, and how you use your device. If you primarily use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. The Grand Mini has only 8 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Grand Mini (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.
|Main camera||5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px|
|Selfie camera||2 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 camera of the Grand Mini has no autofocus capability. Without autofocus, it can be challenging to capture sharp and detailed images, particularly in low light conditions or when you are taking photos of moving objects. Grand Mini is equipped with a basic camera setup, and it does not have any advanced features. Basic camera setups are designed to fulfill the needs of users who prioritize affordability and basic photography requirements.
|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 Grand Mini supports 2G and 3G networks only. Compared to modern 4G and 5G networks, 3G networks are generally considered to be relatively slow. The BLU Grand Mini 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 Grand Mini supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth. The Grand Mini 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 Grand Mini 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 Grand Mini phone has built-in FM radio. During emergencies or natural disasters when cellular networks may be congested or disrupted, FM radio can provide a reliable source of information and emergency alerts. The Grand Mini has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Grand Mini 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 1500 mAh|
The Li-Ion 1500 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 Grand Mini is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The BLU Grand Mini smartphone has an accelerometer. The presence of an accelerometer in smartphones enables a range of interactive and intuitive functionalities that enhance the user experience and enable innovative applications. The Dual SIM capability of BLU Grand Mini 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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