Budget phone maker BLU is launching two new phones with 5.5 inch, 720p AMOLED display, MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processors, and fast charging features.
The BLU Vivo 5 features 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a microSD card slot it should be available in February for $199.
The BLU Vivo XL has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, a microSD card slot. It launches in January for $149.
No, I don’t know why the phone with inferior specs and the same display size is called the XL either.
That said, both phones support 4G LTE, 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. Both have 13MP rear and 5MP front cameras, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 scratch-resistant screens, and big 3,150 mAh batteries.
Blu will ship the phones with Android 5.1, but the company says an Android 6.0 update is on the way.
While neither phone is exactly the best money can buy, they look like pretty nice options for folks looking for a nice-looking phone with decent specs for under $200. The BLU Vivo 5 has a metal unibody design and will be available in white/silver or gold colors. The Vivo XL has a “liquid metal” inspired finish and will be available in gold, silver, blue, or rose gold.