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BLU Life Play Mini (2014) review

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6572M
Mali-400 MP1
512 MB / 4 GB
4 inches (480 x 800 px)
3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 px

BLU announced the launch of the Life Play Mini smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Life Play Mini phone with 4 inches display, Mediatek MT6572M chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The BLU Life Play Mini comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1400 mAh battery. The 4 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 800 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 Life Play Mini specifications

BrandBLU
NameLife Play Mini
ModelL190
Release date2014

Body

The weight of BLU Life Play Mini is about 3.74 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU phone are average (5 x 2.54 x 0.37 inches).

Weight3.74 oz
Dimensions5 x 2.54 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblue, grey, pink, white, yellow
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The BLU Life Play Mini comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SoCMediatek MT6572M
CPUDual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP1

Display

The size of Life Play Mini screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4 inches IPS display of BLU Life Play Mini with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4 inches
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BLU Life Play Mini (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Life Play Mini 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 cameraVGA
Main camera3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 px
FlashLED

Connectivity

The BLU Life Play Mini 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 Life Play Mini 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 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1400 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 Life Play Mini is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1400 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 Life Play 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. 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 Life Play Mini, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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