BLU G8 Specification, Review and Price in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Cameroon, Uganda, Morocco, Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh
BLU releases a new device, The BLU G8.
BLU G8 has a 6.3 inches (720 x 1520 pixels) display, with a processor speed of Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A55. The Operating System is Android 9.0, Pie. It has a RAM size of 3 GB, a ROM of 64 GB. Its back camera of 13 MP + 2 MP while its front camera is 13 MP. The battery capacity is 4000 mah Li-Po. Its Network supports 2G, 3G, 4G but does not support 5G.
The BLU G8 comes with the network
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2,
3G HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 – G0170UU HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 – G0170LL HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 – G0170VV,
4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
5G N/A band for its connectivity.
It has inbuilt with it Wi-Fi capability and the ability to create Wireless hotspot.
The BLU G8 comes with Single / Dual SIM slots. The SIM Type are Nano
The BLU G8 comes with a display of 6.3 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels.
It uses the IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display technology. The display is quite good quality for phones within this price range.
The BLU G8 processor speed is Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A55
, The GPU is the IMG8322.
The BLU G8 also comes with a 3 GB of RAM, an Internal Memory (ROM) of 64 GB.
The storage space can be expanded via the micro-SD slot (Maximum allowable of 64 GB), uses dedicated SIM slot.
The BLU G8 comes with Android 9.0 (Pie) out the box.
The BLU G8 makes use of a 13 MP + 2 MP back or rear camera with LED flash and a 13 MP front camera with LED flash light.
The BLU G8 has a battery with the capacity of 4000 mAh.
The Battery uses the Li-Po technology and it is non removable. This battery could last for a day on an average heavy usage.
The BLU G8 cost between $110 to $150
The BLU G8 cost between 42,000 Naira to 58,000 Naira
The BLU G8 cost between GHC 635 to GHC 865
The BLU G8 cost between KSh 11500 to KSh 16200
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|Announced||04 July, 2022|
|Released||04 July, 2022|
|Type <strong>Design Type</strong> called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.||Bar|
|Dimensions||161.4 x 78 x 9.6 mm (6.35 x 3.07 x 0.38 in)|
|Weight||181 g (6.38 oz)|
|Colors|| Black, Red, Blue|
|Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.||Yes|
|Facebook <strong>Facebook</strong> is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.|
|Youtube <strong>Youtube</strong> is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.|
|CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.||Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A55|
|GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||IMG8322|
|RAM (Memory) <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.||3 GB|
|Internal Storage <strong>Internal Storage</strong> is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.||64GB 3GB RAM|
|Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.||microSD, up to 64 GB|
|Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||Fingerprint- (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity|
|Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 x 1520 pixels|
|Display Colors <strong>Display Colors</strong> is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.||16M Colours|
|Pixel Density <strong>Pixel Density (PPI)</strong> is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.||267 ppi density|
|Touch Screen||Yes, Multitouch|
|Primary <strong>Camera</strong> is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.||Dual ( 13 MP + 2 MP)|
|Camera Features|| LED flash|
|Flash <strong>Flash Light => </strong> There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)||LED flash|
|2G Network|| GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Network|| HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 - G0170UU|
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - G0170LL
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G0170VV
|4G Network|| LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 28(700) - G0170LL, G0170VV|
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 12(700), 17(700) - G0170UU
|SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.||Nano SIM|
|Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||4.1, A2DP|
|Infrared <strong>Infrared</strong> connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.|
|Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.||Yes, with A-GPS|
|NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.|
|HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.|
|Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)|
|Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.||4000 mAh|
|Standby <strong>Standby Time</strong> is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.||Up to 750 h (2G) / Up to 650 h (3G)|
|Talk Time <strong>Talk Time</strong> is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.||Up to 30 h (2G) / Up to 24 h (3G)|
|SMS <strong>SMS</strong> (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.||Yes|
|MMS <strong>MMS</strong> (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.|
|Email <strong>Email</strong> (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.||Yes|
|IM <strong>IM</strong> (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.||Yes|
|Audio Playback||Yes, MP3, MIDI, WAV, AMR, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC Player|
|Video Playback||Yes, MP4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 Player|
|FM Radio||FM radio|
|Alert Types||Vibration, Ringtones|
|Ring Tones||MP3, WAV|
|GPRS <strong>GPRS</strong> (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.|
|EDGE <strong>EDGE</strong> (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Web Browser <strong>Web Browser => </strong> a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.||Yes, HTML5|