Blu, the US Florida-based smartphone maker, has unveiled two new Android smartphones, the Vivo 5 and Vivo XL, at the ongoing CES 2016 Las Vegas trade show.
Both the smartphones will go on sale via Amazon and BestBuy.com in the US. The Blu Vivo 5 smartphone will be going on sale Feb. starting priced at $199 (roughly Rs. 13,350). And the Blu Vivo XL smartphone will be available at Jan ending priced at $149 (approx. Rs. 10,000). Both the new Blu phones come with a lot of identical innards.
The Blu Vivo 5 and Blu Vivo XL flaunt 5.5-inch Super Amoled display with 720×1280 px screen resolution and a pixel density of 267ppi. Both sport protective Corning Gorilla Glass 3, powered by an Octacore MediaTek (MT6753) processor.
The Vivo 5 features 3GB of RAM and comes with 32GB inbuilt storage, while the Vivo XL packs 2GB of RAM and includes 16GB of inbuilt storage. Both the handsets External storage can be expanded up to 64GB using microSD card.
Both the Blu Vivo 5 and Blu Vivo XL devices sport a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and pack a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera on the Blu Vivo 5 features PDAF (phase-detection autofocus).
The devices run on Android 5.1 Lollipop, said to be upgradeable to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Both support dual-SIM and come with 4G LTE connectivity option. The Blu Vivo 5 measures 151.9×74.6×6.9mm and weighs 141 grams. The Vivo XL, on the other hand, comes with 155.2×82.2×7.5 and weighs 152 grams.
The Blu Vivo XL will be come in Chrome Silver, Liquid Gold, Midnight Blue, and Rose Gold colours while the the Vivo 5 in White-Silver and Gold colours. Both the new Blu phones pack USB Type-C ports, the highlight of both the handsets. Both the handsets are backed by a 3150mAh battery.