The Blu Vivo 5R has been listed by an e-commerce website ahead of the company’s official launch. So far the new Blu phone has not been listed by the Blu Cell Phone Website (at writing time). The Blu Vivo 5R is now up for pre-orders in USA via a third-party retailer Amazon.com at $199.99 USD. Listed as Vivo 5R on the e-commerce website, the smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and supports Fingerprint sensor much like the flagship.
Blu Vivo 5R Specifications
According to the online retailer, the Vivo 5R features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with 2.5D curved glass screen technology and Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution that is rated to deliver a higher pixel density of 400ppi. The device has a CNC cutting-edge technology frame design and its housing made of 8.1mm slim metal.
The handset is powered by a 1.3 GHz octa-core processor which supported by 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 chipset along with 3GB of RAM. It packs a 32GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card up to 64GB.
On the camera front, the Vivo 5R flaunts a 13-megapixel primary autofocus camera with Sony IMX 258 sensor, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. There is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with wide-angle lens to capture better self portraits and quality video calling. Also Software Features such as Smart scene, professional image, HDR, Smart Scan, GIF, Text recognition, time-lapse, Night, Mood Photo, PicNote, And so much more.
The handset also features a fingerprint sensor with Encrypted file management system that supports 360 degree Fingerprint identification. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and packs a 3150mAh battery that is claimed to last for a day with moderate usage.
It supports dual SIM slot with dual standby, For connectivity includes 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0 and 3.5 mm audio jack options.
Last week, Blu Cell Phones quietly listed the Energy M handset, priced at $79.95. its a 6.0-inch phablet that is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 processor; Mali-400 GPU; 1GB of RAM; 8GB storage space; 5MP rear and 2MP front camera; running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and 4000mAh battery out of the box.