• 4.7" (1280x720) IPS LCD
  • 1GB
    MT6589 SoC
    4GB Storage
  • 8-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1800 mAh

The BLU Life Play phone has a 4.7-inch (1280x720) IPS LCD screen, a 8MP main camera and a 2MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 1800 mAh and the main processor is a MT6589 with 1 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductLife Play (2013), Price: 55 USD at Amazon
Display4.7" 1280x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2-MP
Computing
  • MT6589 SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB Storage
  • MicroSD (32GB max.)
Battery1800 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 125g (4.4oz), 137x68.4x7.9 mm (5.39 x 2.69 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$55
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Display
TypeIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)4.7"
Display/Body Ratio65.0%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)312 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel8-MP
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)1800 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time18 hours
Computing
Processor BrandMediatek
Processor NameMT6589
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz
RAM Options1GB
Internal Storage Options4GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size32GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.2
Communications
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Connector TypeMicro USB
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Life Play Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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The last time we checked, the Life Play was retailing at around $55 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
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No. Our information shows that the Life Play is NOT water-tight an has no IP-Rating certification.
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No, the Life Play does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things could be different in Asia. We mainly track USA data.
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No, the Life Play resolution of (1280x720) is not considered to be 4K.
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No, Life Play does not feature Wireless Charging.
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No, the Life Play does not support Qi Wireless Charging.
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No, the Life Play does not seem to work on 4G networks.
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No, the Life Play does not work on 5G NR networks.
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No, the Life Play is not a USB-C handset.
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Yes, the Life Play has a removable battery.

BLU Life Play Specs & Speed Benchmarks

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better