BLU announced the launch of the Life Play Mini smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Life Play Mini phone with 4 inch display, Mediatek MT6572M chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The BLU Life Play Mini smartphone comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1400 mAh battery. This phone features a high resolution 480 x 800 px IPS display. The size of screen is 4 inch.This display is a solid choice for Life Play Mini smartphone. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 px). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences.
BLU Life Play Mini specifications
|Name||Life Play Mini|
|Dimensions||5 x 2.54 x 0.37 inch|
|Colors||blue, grey, pink, white, yellow|
|SIM type||Mini SIM|
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 smartphone are average (5 x 2.54 x 0.37 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with.
|OS version||Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)|
|CPU||Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A7|
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. Android is based on the Linux kernel and includes a user interface, middleware, and a range of pre-installed applications. The Life Play Mini utilizes Mediatek MT6572M SoC (System on a Chip). This CPU can be fast enough for basic phone operations. The Life Play Mini utilizes Mali-400 MP1 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. ARM Mali GPUs are widely used in mobile devices and have a good reputation for performance and power efficiency. They offer competitive performance and power efficiency, making them suitable for a range of applications, including gaming, multimedia, and user interface rendering.
|Screen size||4 inch|
|Resolution||480 x 800 px|
The 4 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of BLU Life Play Mini is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||4 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. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Life Play Mini has only 4 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Life Play Mini (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.
|Main camera||3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 px|
The Life Play Mini offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. 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. Life Play 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 / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The BLU Life Play Mini supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G networks are widely used around the world and have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. The BLU Life Play Mini like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks offer several advantages over wired networks, including greater mobility, flexibility, and convenience. The Life Play Mini supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth.
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 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 Life Play 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 Life Play 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 Life Play 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 1400 mAh|
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.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, proximity|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The BLU Life Play 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. This BLU phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.
The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. 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.
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