Background and Identification
BLU (stands for "Bold Like Us") is a Florida-based company who manufactures the BLU Advance 5.0. The BLU Advance 5.0 is an Android phone that typically sells for $59.99 and is marketed as a budget friendly phone with features that can be found on a higher-end phone.
The phone comes in white and black and is GSM-unlocked so the phone will work with AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, and MetroPCS; however it will not work with Verizon or Sprint. It has a 5-inch LCD display with a screen resolution of 854 x 480, 4GB of internal storage with a microSD slot to increase the internal storage, 2MP front camera with LED flash, and a 5MP rear camera.
The average rating for this phone on Amazon is 4 stars. 53% of the ratings are 5 stars. Positive reviews for this phone state that it is worth the price and is a great alternative from the higher priced phones, while negative reviews point out that it does not have enough storage and cannot read SD cards that were bought for the phone.
- Brand: BLU
- Model: Advance 5.0 HD
- Device Type: Android Smartphone
- CPU: Quad-Core 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A53
- Chipset: MediaTek MT6580
- Camera: 8 Megapixel With LED Flash | 2 Megapixels Front camera
- Memory: RAM-1GB | ROM 8GB with MicroSD card slot up to 64GB
- Display: Screen size 5.0 inches HD
- Dimension & Weight: 142.2 mm x 68.6 mm x 7.6 mm, 140.6g
- Battery: Removable Lithium-Ion battery
- SIM: Dual SIM (Micro + Micro) Smartphone
- Support: 2G/3G/4G Networks with HSUPA 5.76 Mbps, HSDPA 21.2 Mbps
- Sensors: Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light
- Color: Gold, Gray, and Rose Gold
- Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow