BLU Advance 5.2 HD is the new kid on the block of the BLU company, having been released in the month of November 2018. However, that is not to say it is the only one. There are also other smartphones released by the company in very recent times. However, if you don’t appreciate a smartphone devoid of 4G internet network, this phone is not for you. You may want to consider another BLU product like the one reviewed HERE.

In this review, we will pay attention on such things as price, design, display, camera, hardware, battery, and other salient features of BLU Advance 5.2 HD.

Design and Display of BLU Advance 5.2 HD

Design body type in this rugged smartphone is mainly plastic. Dimensions are 144.9 x 72.1 x 9.4 mm and it weighs 160 grams. Furthermore, it comes only in black color. This device is not water resistant, no fingerprint reader, and has no secondary display.

Display type is TFT capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. The screen size is 5.2 inches, pixel density is 282 ppi, pixels resolution is 1280 x 720, and aspect ratio is 16:9. There is no display protection for BLU Advance 5.2 HD

Camera Features

The primary camera is a single 8 MP lens which comes with LED flash technology. It is able to produce less than quality images and videos of FHD recording option. The video comes out in 720p@30fps.

At the front there is a 5 MP selfie camera that has front flash option.

Other important camera features are geotagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto focus, and HDR.

Hardware and Software

Android OS v7.0 Nougat is the operating system in the device and we can’t tell if this version of OS will be able to update to the latest Android 9 Pie. Also, there is MediaTek MT6580 chipset with process technology 28nm provides adequate support. There are 1.3 GHz Quad core Cortex A7 CPU, and Mali 400 MP2 GPU in the smartphone hardware department as well. These work with 32-bit architecture.

Storage Capacity and Sensors in BLU Advance 5.2 HD

Provision is made for 1GB internal memory which cannot be expanded. However, the internal storage of 8GB can be expanded up to 64GB with microSD card.

Sensors in the BLU Advance 5.2 HD include accelerometer, proximity, and ambient light.

Network and Connectivity

BLU Advance 5.2 HD has internet connectivity of 2G and 3G. Furthermore, it is able to handle GSM HSPA networks. This is operated through the use of two SIM cards in dedicated slots.

Other connectivity features are Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, BDS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, microUSB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack. However, there is no HDMI, NFC, or infrared in this device.

Battery Life in BLU Advance 5.2 HD

Powering this device is a Li-Po 2600 mAh removable battery which has no wireless charging and no fast charging technology. Also, the talk time and standby time have not been specified.

Price and Availability

BLU Advance 5.2 HD price is $79. That is the best price we can specify for now. However, things may change regarding that soon. Regarding the availability, this mobile device will soon arrive in various online stores as it was just released in the month of November 2018.

BLU Advance 5.2 HD Full Technical Specification

General

  • Device Type

Smartphone

  • Model

BLU Advance 5.2 HD

  • Announced

Nov-2018

  • Released

Nov-2018

  • Status

Available

Design

  • Type

Bar

  • Dimensions

144.9 mm x 72.1 mm x 9.4 mm (5.7 x 2.84 x 0.37 inches)

  • Weight

160 g (5.64 oz)

  • Colors

Black

  • Waterproof No
  • Fingerprint No
  • Face Recognition

No

  • Dedicated Keys

Volume, Power

  • Device Security

Pin, Pattern, Password, Slide

  • Features

-Plastic body

Display

  • Display Type

TFT, Capacitive touch screen

  • Size

5.2-inch

  • Secondary Display

No

  • Touch Screen

Yes, Multi touch

  • Pixel Density

~282 PPI

  • Resolution

1280 x 720 Pixels

  • Display Colors

16 M

  • Display Protection No
  • Features

-16:9 aspect ratio

Network

  • Supported Network

GSM/ HSPA

  • 2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

  • 3G Network

GSM 850/ 900/ 1700 / 1900/ 2100 MHz

  • 4G Network

N/A

  • SIM

Micro SIM

  • Hybrid Sim No
  • Dual SIM

Yes

Hardware

  • Chipset

MediaTek MT6580, 28nm, 32 bit

  • CPU

1.3 GHz quad core Cortex A7

  • GPU

Mali 400 MP2

  • RAM (Memory)

1 GB, 533 MHz

  • Internal Storage

8 GB

  • Card Slot

Upto 64 GB (microSD)

  • Dedicated slot

No Data

  • Sensors

Accelerometer
Proximity
Light

Software

  • Operating System

Android OS v7.0 Nougat

  • Java Support No
  • Youtube Yes
  • Facebook Yes

Messaging

  • SMS

Yes (threaded view)

  • MMS Yes
  • Email

Yes

  • IM Yes

Camera

  • Primary

8 MP

  • Flash

LED

  • Front

5 MP

  • Front Flash

LED

  • Video

720p@30fps

  • Camera Features

Geotagging
Autofocus
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Panorama

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth

Yes, v4.0, A2DP

  • Infrared No
  • Wi-fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

  • Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
  • GPS

Yes, A-GPS

  • NFC No
  • Wireless Charging

No

  • Headphone Jack Yes
  • HDMI No
  • USB

Micro USB 2.0

Data

  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • Speed

21.1 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)

  • Web Browser

HTML 5

Media

  • Video Format

3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265

  • Audio Format

MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player

  • FM Radio

Yes

  • Alert Types

Vibration, MP3

  • Ring Tones

Wav ring tones

  • Loudspeaker

Yes

Battery

  • Battery Type

Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)

  • Capacity

2600mAh

  • Placement

Removable

MISC

  • Features
  1. Document viewer
    2. Photo and video editor

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