BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL hits United States with 8-core CPU

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More smartphones added to CES 2016 red carpet. We are talking about the American handset maker BLU. The BLU mobiles have launched two smartphones for this year Consumer Electronics Show. Both the smartphones are added to Vivo series. The handsets are dubbed as BLU Vivo 5 and BLU Vivo XL. The devices sports 5.5″ Super AMOLED Display powered by octa-core processor. The metal unibody draws attention. blu vivo xl
BLU Vivo series are mid-end device with not much glamorous but yet decent features. Vivo, don’t confuse the name with the Chinese Smartphone maker of the same name. BLU the US based makers have named its gadget in Vivo.

As per the specs-sheet, BLU Vivo 5 sports 5.5-inch Super AMOLED Display having a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It measures 151.9 x 74.6 x 6.9mm. On the software front, the device is running on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS.

On the hardware terms, Vivo 5 is powered by octa-core Mediatek MT6753 clocked at 1.3GHz. In terms of memory, the handset is offered with 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage and microSD expansion for additional storage.

For photography and video recording, the handset sports 13MP primary camera with LED flash. On the secondary front, the device features 5MP rear snapper for video chats and self portrait. Connectivity-wise, the BLU Vivo 5 supports Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, Hotspot, Type C-USB, FM Radio, VoLTE, GPS, and 3.5mm audio jack. It is backed up by 3,150mAh battery life. It is Dual SIM variant.

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As per the specs-sheet, the handsets are available with Amazon and BestBuy for $199USD. It is available in White-Silver and Solid Gold color variant.

Coming to BLU Vivo XL, the smartphone sports 5.5-inch Display boasting a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It measures 155.2 x 76.6 x 7.5mm and runs on Android v5.1 Lollipop OS.

Under the hood, BLU Vivo XL is powered by octa-core Mediatek MT6753 clocked at 1.3GHz. Memory-wise, the handset packs 2GB of RAM, 16GB onboard storage and microSD card expansion for additional storage.

In terms of imaging, the Vivo XL sports 13MP primary camera and 5MP front facing camera. The Connectivity options are same. Liquid Gold, Chrome Silver, Midnight Blue and Rose Gold are various color options available. If you wish to grab one then visit Amazon or BestBuy and is tagged priced at $149USD.

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Priyanka contributes to the Computer and Gadgets section on Techcular.

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