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BLU Life View Tab (2014) review

Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Mediatek MT8389M
PowerVR SGX544
1 GB / 8 GB
8 inches (768 x 1024 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

BLU announced the launch of the Life View Tab smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Life View Tab phone with 8 inches display, Mediatek MT8389M chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The BLU Life View Tab comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 4500 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 Tab specifications

NameLife View Tab
Release date2014


The weight of BLU Life View Tab is about 14.25 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU phone are average (8.07 x 5.44 x 0.35 inches).

Weight14.25 oz
Dimensions8.07 x 5.44 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblue, white
SIM typeMicro SIM


The BLU Life View Tab comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCMediatek MT8389M
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7


The size of Life View Tab screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 8 inches IPS display of BLU Life View Tab 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 Tab (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 Tab is equipped with autofocus. 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 camera5 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus


The BLU Life View Tab doesn't support 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 Tab phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Ion 4500 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 Tab isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 4500 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.

Sensorsaccelerometer, gyroscope
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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 Tab, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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