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BLU Products Launches a 5.5 Inch, Quad-Core MediaTek Smartphone For $179

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BLU Products Launches a 5.5 Inch, Quad-Core MediaTek Smartphone For $179

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With the ever growing technology, its not always possible to go with the high end devices available in the market. The companies like Lava, Microamax, Karbonn etc have made it easy for consumers to get products with desirable hardware in reasonable prices.

BLU Products, a company found in 2009, has launched a new phone, Studio 5.5 is one of the most affordable larged screen phone that you might have seen in a while. The device has a 5.5 inches of screen with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels and runs on Android 4.2, the BLU Studio 5.5 is priced at $179 which comes out to be approx. 11000 Indian Rupee. In this price tag the company has included a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core processor with MediaTek chipset, a 5 MP of camera with flash and LED flash(full HD video). Sports a 1 GB of RAM along with a 32 GB of expandable storage.

We love making big phones, and making them affordable to the mass market,” said Samuel Ohev-Zion, CEO, BLU Products. “We believe in the trend for larger screens, it lets you see and do everything on your smartphone as a heightened experience, and at the same time it’s becoming a fashion statement. We are doing it in style with plenty of colors for our loyal fans to choose from, in addition to our dedication and focus on performance.”

The device is contract free and comes up with dual SIM slots, this device is said to be available at ‘Amazon.com’ soon.

 

[toggle title=”Press Release “]MIAMI, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — BLU Products, one of the fastest growing mobile phone manufacturers in the world announced today an addition to their popular STUDIO series of Android smartphone devices, with the Studio 5.5, now currently shipping, making way to dealers and retailers.

“We love making big phones, and making them affordable to the mass market,” said Samuel Ohev-Zion, CEO, BLU Products. “We believe in the trend for larger screens, it lets you see and do everything on your smartphone as a heightened experience, and at the same time it’s becoming a fashion statement. We are doing it in style with plenty of colors for our loyal fans to choose from, in addition to our dedication and focus on performance.”

The STUDIO 5.5 features a 5.5 inch FWVGA LCD and slim profile of just 9.5mm which makes handling the device extremely comfortable. In addition, the STUDIO 5.5 is powered by a 1.2GHz Quad-Core processor with 4G HSPA+ 42Mbs connectivity, 5.0 Mega Pixel autofocus camera with LED Flash and 1080p HD video recording, along with an expandable micro-SD slot up to 32GB, 1GB RAM, and Dual SIM functionality. Future software updates and upgrades will be automatically downloaded through BLU’s over-the-air Wireless Update Feature.

Running on stock Android Jelly Bean v4.2, The Studio 5.5 smartphone device will be available in 5 different colors at just $179.00 retail, as the company focuses on assisting the “Bring Your Own Device” no-contract movement in the U.S. and will be sold unlocked at major retailers such as Amazon.com and Best Buy, as well as thousands of Operator and MVNO Dealer stores throughout the U.S.

Furthermore, the Studio 5.5 will also be available throughout 30 countries in Latin America, including Brazil and Mexico with several operator and retailer partners.

Full Specifications Include:

STUDIO 5.5

Network: 2.5G (GSM/GPRS/EDGE) 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, 3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps) 850/1900, 850/2100
Display: TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, with 5.5 inch 480 x 854 pixel LCD
Processor: MediaTek MT6589 Quad-Core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 with PowerVR SGX544 GPU
OS: Android v4.2 Jelly Bean
Camera: Rear – 5.0 megapixel, autofocus with LED Flash, Front – VGA, Video Record 1080p @ 30fps, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, image stabilization
Connectivity: WiFi b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, Hotspot, micro-USB, FM Radio
Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro
Memory: 4GB internal memory + microSD slot expandable up to 32GB, 1GB RAM
Dimensions: 157 x 79.5 x 9.5, 184 grams
Battery: Li-Ion 2250mAh
Colors: Slate-Grey, Cyan-Blue, Neon-Yellow, Fashion-Fuchsia, Ceramic-White[/toggle]

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Preetish Gumber
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4 comments
Arka Biswas
Arka Biswas

i must say gionee is everywhere but for the name it allows rebranding in different countries.......walton mobiles in bangladesh and here blu in states......haha got to find out other countries as well really impressed with the company

rikkuartz
rikkuartz

its gionee gpad g3 re brand right?

Ankur Raghuvanshi
Ankur Raghuvanshi

lol!!! its jst 178 ppi @ 5.5 inch screen nothing Indian manufacturer provide better option @ same price

Guest
Guest

canvas 2+ will be a better option compared to this