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Blu R1 Plus With 4000mAh Battery, 13-Megapixel Camera Launched

Blu-R1-Plus

Smartphone manufacturer Blu has launched its new R1 Plus smartphone with 4G LTE connectivity in the US and the smartphone has already been made available by the company on via online retailers including Amazon and Best Buy in the country. The Blu R1 Plus comes with an impressive 4000mAh battery to keep it running through the length of the day and the company is also offering a $50 (roughly Rs. 3,200) discount on smartphone as part of 24-hour launch deal.

The dual-SIM Blu R1 Plus runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box and sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with curved OnCell Glass and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz Mediatek 6737 SoC and as we mentioned earlier it will be offered in two RAM/ storage variants by the company.

While the 32GB/3GB of RAM variant is available on Amazon at $159.99 (roughly Rs.10,300), the 16GB/2GB of RAM variant has been priced at $140 (roughy Rs. 9,000) and has already been sold out from Best Buy. The storage on the smartphone is expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB).

In terms of optics, Blu R1 Plus comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. At front, we have an 8-megapixel camera for taking selfies, again with LED flash support. The smartphone measures 153×76.6×10.5mm and weighs 190 grams. As we mentioned before, it houses a 4000mAh battery. Apart from 4G LTE connectivity, the connectivity options offered by the Blu R1 Plus include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and Micro-USB 2.0.

Blu R1 Plus

General

Dimensions (mm) 153.00 76.60 10.50
Weight (g) 190.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
Removable battery No
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes

Hardware

Processor 1.3GHz quad-core
Processor make Mediatek 6737
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 6.0

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM 2
SIM Type
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No