BLU announced the launch of the R1 Plus smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the BLU R1 Plus phone with 5.5 inch display, Mediatek MT6737 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The BLU R1 Plus series was launched with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. This phone features a high resolution 720 x 1280 px IPS display. The size of screen is 5.5 inch.This display is a solid choice for R1 Plus smartphone. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The front camera of R1 Plus gives you the freedom to capture moments with yourself or your friends and family easily.
BLU R1 Plus specifications
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
A micro SIM is a smaller (15 x 12 x 0.76 mm) version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices. The micro SIM card provides the same functionality as the standard SIM card, allowing the user to connect to a cellular network and use mobile data, voice, and messaging services.
|OS version||Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Performance||AnTuTu v9: 40768|
The BLU R1 Plus comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) 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 R1 Plus has a Mediatek MT6737 CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks. The R1 Plus utilizes Mali-T720 MP2 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. We use AnTuTu app to measure general processing performance. AnTuTu Benchmark is the most popular benchmark app for Android phones.
|Screen size||5.5 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 px|
The 5.5 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. The 5.5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. 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 R1 Plus is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. 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 R1 Plus has only 16 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the R1 Plus (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.
|Main camera||13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
The R1 Plus 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 main camera of the R1 Plus 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. R1 Plus 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 R1 Plus 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 R1 Plus supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. Wi-Fi is now a ubiquitous technology that is widely used in homes, businesses, public spaces, and other environments around the world. The R1 Plus supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth.
The R1 Plus has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes. The R1 Plus 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 R1 Plus 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 R1 Plus has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The R1 Plus 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 4100 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Ion 4100 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 R1 Plus isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, proximity|
|Specials||Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Dual SIM|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The BLU R1 Plus 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 R1 Plus 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. Corning Gorilla Glass is a type of chemically strengthened super-glass.
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 R1 Plus, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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