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BLU R2 LTE (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6737
Mali-T720 MP2
2 GB / 16 GB
5.2 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

BLU announced the launch of the R2 LTE smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the BLU R2 LTE phone with 5.2 inches display, Mediatek MT6737 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The BLU R2 LTE comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 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 R2 LTE specifications

BrandBLU
NameR2 LTE
ModelR2LTE
Release date2017

Body

The weight of BLU R2 LTE is about 5.5 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BLU phone are average (5.92 x 2.93 x 0.38 inches).

Weight5.5 oz
Dimensions5.92 x 2.93 x 0.38 inches
Colorsblack, gold, rose-gold, silver
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The BLU R2 LTE comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek MT6737
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

Display

The size of R2 LTE screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of BLU R2 LTE with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BLU R2 LTE (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the R2 LTE 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 camera13 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The BLU R2 LTE 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 R2 LTE 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
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable 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 R2 LTE isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable

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 R2 LTE 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 R2 LTE 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, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual 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 R2 LTE, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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