The budget Android smartphone market is littered with options, and the Blu Life One X2 is coming on the scene to further expand your range of choice. Available for pre-order on Amazon, the Gun Metal Grey variant of the Blu Life One X2 will retail for $149.99. That said, the device’s introductory price is 10% cheaper at $135.
Hardware specifications of the dual-SIM Blu Life One X2 include 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a 5.2-inch Full HD display at 424ppi pixel density with a curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Underneath the hood lies a 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, which is paired to an Adreno 505 GPU.
Just in case you find the internal storage inadequate, there is another model with 64GB of space and 4GB of RAM, although either way a microSD card slot is present. The higher capacity Blu Life One X2 will cost $50 more and arrives in a shade of Rose Gold.
An all-metal build gives the One X2 a touch of luxury, while the home button catches up with the competition with an integrated fingerprint scanner. At the back lies a 16MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash, while the front features an 8MP camera. Its 3,000mAh battery supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 for those moments when you need some juice, pronto!
In terms of connectivity, you get the staples such as Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, USB Type-C, FM radio, and 4G support. Expect the Life One X2 smartphone to play nice with AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, and other GSM networks.
The Blu Life One X2 will arrive with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow right out of the box, with no word on a Nougat update being available. Will it be able to take over the mantle of its predecessor as the king of budget Android smartphones?