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BLU Advance 4.0 L

alaTest has collected and analyzed 244 reviews of BLU Advance 4.0 L. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the design and portability. The performance and usability also get good opinions, whereas many are negative about the sound and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BLU Advance 4.0 L is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BLU Advance 4.0 L

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 165 user reviews of BLU Advance 4.0 L from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the battery and portability. The performance and usability also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the durability and camera. The size and sound get mixed opinions.

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screen, reliability, design, camera, durability

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BLU Advance 4.0 L A010u Unlocked GSM Dual-SIM HSPA+ Android Phone - WhiteBLU Advance 4.0 L A010u Unlocked GSM Dual-SIM HSPA+ Android Phone - White

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for BLU Advance 4.0 L

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of BLU Advance 4.0 L from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the usability and performance. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

price, portability, performance, usability

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BLU Advance 4.0L Unlocked Smartphone-US GSM, PinkBLU Advance 4.0L Unlocked Smartphone-US GSM, Pink

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: Patrick F. (newegg.com)

Good Product for the price.

 

As smart phones go, I would suggest that this Blu offers good performance for the price. Depending on your needs, it might be underpowered, but if you're on a tight budget, and not a big talker/texter, than this phone and an account with an MVNO...

I purchased this unlocked phone to enable our household to finally dump our landline telephone and its exorbitant monthly charges. We ported our home phone number to an MVNO (2nd tier cell carrier which resells bandwidth of AT&T) with a low cost...

For our purposes, the voice and bluetooth capabilities of the phone were the only important ones. This phone costs approx the same as one month of our landline phone bill, so the savings payoff time is minimal. While configuring the phone I was...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: OscarN (bestbuy.com)

Great cell phone for the price

 

It was for a friens so far he's happy with it. No complain for now.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: OscarN (bestbuy.com)

Good cell phone for the price

 

It was for a friend's daughter so far she's happy with it.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Buddy (bestbuy.com)

Excellent quality for the price.

 

I bought this phone for my daughter who soon after went abroad. This phone has really helped us having excellent communication for its special features.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: dro74 (bestbuy.com)

great

 

It's not the best but it does the job I like the ability to put a 64 GB SD card

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: granowski (bestbuy.com)

Compact Good Android

 

The device is a nice small sized phone. The processing power is actually pretty good for what I've seen with cheaper phones and I can successfully say it is enough for average use. The battery lasts a usual amount of time depending on applications...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Nino (bestbuy.com)

Okay value

 

when turning this device off, it has to reboot itself to turn back on, and that takes forever.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Mereari (bestbuy.com)

good product

 

Its working so well, bought for my customers and i dont see any complications

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Hg123 (bestbuy.com)

Great for travel!

 

I bought this for when I travel to South America. It works great, especially for the price.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: gellahan (bestbuy.com)

simple functions

 

Used abroad and no problems so far. The price is great

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1300
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):700
Standby time (3G):500
Talk time (2G):17
Talk time (3G):12

Camera

Built-in Flash: Yes
Camera resolution:1600 x 1200
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Geotagging: Yes
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear Camera Resolution:1600 x 1200
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3.2

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Green / Orange / Pink / White
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:10.2
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Pixel density:233
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:0.5

Messaging

E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
FM radio: Yes
Video formats supported:DIVX, H.264, MP4, WMV, XVID

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes

Networking

2G standards:Edge
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,1700,1900 / 850,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card hot swapping: Yes
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Graphics adapter:Mali 400

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor Cores:2
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:1.3
Processor Model:MT6572

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC
Internal RAM:512
Internal storage capacity:4
Maximum memory card size:64

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour : Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.1
Height :12.8
Weight:121
Width:6.6
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