BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL phones with Octa Core, 13MP camera launched – Specs Comparison, Price

BLU has announced two budget smartphones  at CES 2016 named the Vivo 5 and Vivo XL. Both phones will be sold via Amazon and BestBuy.

The Vivo XL will be available in January 2016 itself and carry price-tag of US$ 149. The Vivo 5 on the other is slightly costlier at US$ 199 and will start shipping in February.

Both of these handsets have Dual SIM slots and support 4G-LTE / 3G HSPA+ networks.  They run on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and are upgradable to Android 6.0 Lollipop. They are powered by 1.3GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6753 Processor with Mali-T720 GPU. They have 5MP front camera and 13MP main shooter on the back.

BLU Vivo 5  V/s BLU Vivo XL – Specs comparison

Name BLU Vivo 5 BLU Vivo XL
Dimensions 151.9 x 74.6 x 6.9 mm 155.2 x 76.6 x 7.5 mm
Colors Solid Gold, White-Silver Liquid Gold, Chrome Silver, Midnight Blue, Rose Gold
Network 4G-LTE, 3G HSPA+
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, upgradable to Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Display 5.5-Inch Super AMOLED Display, 1280 x 720 Pixels Resolution, Supports Multi-touch
Processor 1.3GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6753 Processor
GPU Mali-T720
Storage 32GB Built-in 16GB Built-in
Front Camera 5 Mega Pixels
Rear Camera 13 Mega Pixels with LED Flash, 1.12mm pixel size, 1/3-inch Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), AF and AE Seperation, Magic Focus, Smart Scene, 1080p Video @ 30 Fps
Battery 3150 mAh 3150 mAh
Connectivity VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, USB Type-C, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack, Hi-Fi DTS Sound

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