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January 8, 2014

Blu Launches 4 new phones, 1 new tablet in its Life range

Blu_MAINYesterday (Tuesday) at the CES 2014  Blu Products announced four new phones and one  new tablet. The new range of devices in its Blu Life line for budget-conscious users looking for off-contract phones. The mains specs can be viewed in the press release below.

BLU PRODUCTS LIFE ONE XLife One X is the top of the range, and sports a 5-inch smartphone with a 1080p LCD display from Sharp. Inside it has a quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, dual SIM slots, a 5MP front-facing camera, and a 13MP rear-facing camera.

The Life One X has an all aluminum body that comes in either White or Steel Blue. You have a choice of either 16GB of storage for $269 or 32GB for $299. There are options for different GSM bands, but unfortunately the phone, like all the new Blue devices, doesn’t support LTE.

 Next is the Blu Life One M it’s very similar to the Life One X with the same processor and front-facing camera in a very similar


Blu also upgraded its Life Play smartphone with the new Life Play X and Life Play S. Both phones have a 4.7-inch 720p display, but have very different specs.
aluminum body that comes in White and Steel Blue. To keep costs down the Life One M uses a 5-inch 720p IPS display, 1GB of RAM, and a 12MP rear-facing camera. Instead of storage options, the Life One M has just one 4GB model that costs $199 with a microSD card slot for expanded storage.


BLU PRODUCTS LIFE PLAY XFollowed by the Life Play X uses a quad-core 1.5GHz processor,4.7-inch 720p display, 5MP front-facing camera, 8MP rear-facing camera, and 1GB of RAM. The $219 smartphone comes with 16GB of storage with a microSD card slot for expanding the storage.

Last but not least is the Life Play S has a slightly slower quad-core 1.3GHz processor,


4.7-inch 720p display, 5MP front-facing camera, 8MP rear-facing camera, and 1GB of RAM. The phone costs $199, and only comes with 4GB of storage with a microSD card slot.

And finally,  Blu announced a new tablet.


The new Blu Life View Tab is an 8-inch tablet with a 768×1024 display. The tablet uses a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 5MP front-facing camera, 8MP rear-facing camera, and 16GB of storage. Like the Life One X, the Life View Tab comes in Steel Blue and White and two different GSM models.

All of the new “Life” phones from Blu run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box, but Blue promises that upgrades to Android 4.4 KitKat are on the way.

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Via: AndroidAuthority

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Dave Thornton

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Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini