BLU Pure View Review & Pros And Cons

Picture of the BLU Pure View, by BLU

- Analysis by KJ David


BLU's 2018 Pure View is a middle-class wide-screen smartphone whose 18:9 display aspect ratio , which it shares with some of the best phablets to date, feels rather wasted, seeing that its 5.7-inch screen has a sub-par 1440 x 720p HD+ resolution . In comparison, a good number of competing Androids with similar screen real estates boast FHD/FHD+ (1080p) definitions.

Don't Buy The BLU Pure View Before You Check:

The BLU Vivo 8L is the current best item in this list.
Top 10 BLU Phones 2018
The Huawei Honor View 10 is the current best item in this list.
Best octa-core smartphones September, 2018
The Huawei Mate 9 is the current best item in this list.
Current General Top 10 Smartphones

This Pure model's cons (or should we say impurities) also include a rudimentary octa-core engine, particularly, MediaTek's 6753 chip, running at a measly 1.3GHz -- some of the best eight-core smartphones clock in at a whopping 2.8GHz. Adding to its hardware specs are a 3GB RAM and a 32GB-only internal memory expandable by no more than 64GB , the latter sounding inadequate, even by mid-range standards, as of this data-driven review.

The highlight of its list of pros and cons is a dual-lens selfie camera that could secure it a spot in this Phonerated list of the best selfie-focused smartphones. Its dual selfie cam is composed of a standard-angle f/2.2 8-megapixel main cam and a wide-angle 8-megapixel deputy cam, the latter dedicated to selfies or group shots of up to 120 degrees wide . It also comes with a front-firing LED light, obviously for brighter low-light selfies.

On the opposite end, the Pure View features a tolerable 13-megapixel rear camera that comes with a Sony IMX278 sensor, a 5P lens, and the combination of phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) and Laser Focus. This mid-level model feeds off a 3000mAh battery that powers up through a 5V/2A fast-charging system that claims to replenish 100 percent of its capacity in about 120 minutes.

The rest of its pros and cons include the duo of a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a facial recognition system carried by its front camera and a standard LTE Cat 4 network adapter promising data rates of up to 150Mbps. It rocks a metal housing plastered with an electrolyzed mirror design , while its display is furbished with a damage-resistant curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3 panel.

Topped off by dual nano SIM card slots and the Android 7.0 Nougat platform, the BLU Pure View possibly catches the eyes of shoppers looking for a mid-level smartphone with a large display and a competitive selfie camera.


You Should Also Be Interested In These:

* Prices shown are only indicative. They were recently fetched by our system and may have changed meanwhile.

X

Your Compare List




X
Full Menu
Privacy Policy  •  Our Mission  •  Contact Us
Copyright 2009-2018 Phonerated.com