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BLU Life View 8.0 (2014) review

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6582
1 GB / 8 GB
8 inches (768 x 1024 px)
3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 px

BLU announced the launch of the Life View 8.0 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Life View 8.0 phone with 8 inches display, Mediatek MT6582 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The BLU Life View 8.0 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3800 mAh, non-removable battery. The 8 inches phone comes with IPS display (768 x 1024 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 View 8.0 specifications

NameLife View 8.0
Release date2014


The weight of BLU Life View 8.0 is about 12.35 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU phone are average (7.87 x 5.32 x 0.33 inches).

Weight12.35 oz
Dimensions7.87 x 5.32 x 0.33 inches
Colorsblue, white
SIM typeMicro SIM


The BLU Life View 8.0 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 MT6582
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7


The size of Life View 8.0 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 8 inches IPS display of BLU Life View 8.0 with 768 x 1024 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size8 inches
Resolution768 x 1024 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of BLU Life View 8.0 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD


The camera of the Life View 8.0 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


The BLU Life View 8.0 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 View 8.0 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
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Ion 3800 mAh, non-removable 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 View 8.0 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3800 mAh, non-removable


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.

Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
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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 View 8.0, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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