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BLU Pure XL (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Mediatek Helio X10 MT6795
PowerVR G6200
3 GB / 64 GB
6 inches (1440 x 2560 px)
24 MP, 5632 x 4224 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

BLU announced the launch of the Pure XL smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the BLU Pure XL phone with 6 inches display, Mediatek Helio X10 MT6795 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The BLU Pure XL comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3500 mAh battery. The 6 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1440 x 2560 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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BLU Pure XL specifications

BrandBLU
NamePure XL
ModelPXL
Release date2015

Body

The weight of BLU Pure XL is about 7.3 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU phone are average (6.46 x 3.24 x 0.37 inches).

Weight7.3 oz
Dimensions6.46 x 3.24 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblack, gold
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The BLU Pure XL comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek Helio X10 MT6795
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR G6200

Display

The size of Pure XL screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6 inches AMOLED display of BLU Pure XL with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size6 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BLU Pure XL (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Pure XL 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. The main camera of Pure XL has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera24 MP, 5632 x 4224 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The BLU Pure XL 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 Pure XL comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Pure XL 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/ac
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3500 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Pure XL is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 3500 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. The Pure XL phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. 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 Pure XL 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, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3, Dual 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 Pure XL, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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