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BLU Life 8 (2014) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the BLU Life 8 (L280). The list of the competitors most often compared to the BLU Life 8 smartphone.

BLU Life 8 / L280

The BLU Life 8 (L280) smartphone released in 2014. It is powered by Mediatek MT6592 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The BLU Life 8 runs on Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. It features a 5 inches IPS display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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BLU Life 8 (L280) specifications

Brand
BLU
Name
Life 8
Type
L280
Launch
2014

Body

Weight
136 g
Dimensions
145 x 69.8 x 7.5 mm
Colors
orange
pink
white
yellow
SIM type
Micro SIM
Mini SIM

System

The BLU Life 8 runs on Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but the Life 8's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset
Mediatek MT6592
CPU
Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU
Mali-450 MP4

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
IPS
Size
5 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
1 GB
Internal storage
8 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the BLU Life 8 has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera. When you try to take a photo of a nearby object with an autofocusless camera, you will discover that your photo isn't very sharp.

Front camera
2 MP
Rear camera
8 MP
3264 x 2448 px
Flash
LED

Connectivity

This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This BLU smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS
NFC
no
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 2000 mAh

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Life 8 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
gyroscope
proximity
Specials
Dual SIM

Links

Official site
http://www.bluproducts.com/

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 Life 8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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