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Wiko Bloom 2 (2015)

Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6582
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
4.7 inch (480 x 800 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 4.7 inch TFT display, a Mediatek MT6582 SoC, and 1 GB of RAM.

Keep reading to discover what makes this phone stand out!

Table of Contents

This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Wiko Bloom 2 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Wiko Bloom 2 specifications

BrandWiko
NameBloom 2
ModelBL2
Release date2015

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight5.26 oz
Dimensions5.44 x 2.81 x 0.35 inch
Colorsblack, blue, green, red, white
SIM typeMicro SIM, Mini SIM

The weight of Wiko Bloom 2 is about 5.26 oz with battery. This is average for smartphones of the same size. A micro SIM is a smaller version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices.

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6582
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

The Wiko Bloom 2 comes with Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box. The Android operating system uses the Linux kernel as its foundation. It includes a user interface, middleware, and many pre-installed applications. The mid-range CPU can deliver fast, efficient performance for many tasks. Many mobile devices use ARM Mali GPUs. They are well known for their good performance and power efficiency.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.7 inch
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 4.7 inch phone comes with TFT display. A thin-film transistor (TFT) features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. The needed RAM amount for good performance depends on factors. These include the OS, the apps, and the services we use. Most people think a smartphone needs at least 32 GB of storage. The Bloom 2 has only 8 GB. We can expand the internal storage (8 GB) with a compatible microSD card.

Cameras, flash

Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie camera2 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The Bloom 2 comes with a basic camera setup and lacks any advanced features.

Connectivity, network, wireless

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

The 3G is obsolete now, because most phones can use 4G and 5G networks. This phone like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The Bloom 2 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS. The phone isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion 2120 mAh

The Li-Ion 2120 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery. It does not need periodic full discharge. We can simply buy a new battery from the open market and interchange it by ourselves.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The Bloom 2 smartphone has an accelerometer. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Wiko phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • microSD slot
  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • TFT display
  • limited-size screen
  • insufficient memory
  • insufficient internal storage
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • no 4G support
  • no 5G support
  • no NFC feature
  • no Type-C USB port
  • low-capacity battery
  • no fingerprint reader
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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