BLU Vivo One is another tangible smartphone to fall off American OEM – BLU’s platform.  The smartphone has a lot of features to uphold its mid-range status. Well,  BLU is known to release a lot of entry-level smartphones, so, mid-range BLU Vivo One is something worthwhile. The GPU controlling its graphics is the PowerVR GE8100 GPU, a not so popular GPU. All the same, let’s dig deep into the BLU Vivo One smartphone as we step into the full review.

Design & Display

The full smartphone body weighing 160 g sports a crisp aluminium alloy and plastic mix material together with 2.5D curved glass. Edges curved roundly and well furnished rear are other attributes of the smartphone’s design. At the rear,  a single camera is seen alongside a dual-LED flash and fingerprint sensor. The BLU logo only appears at this same rear while the dedicated keys on the smartphone take up the right side of the smartphone. Speaking about the top bezel, it appears a bit thick and houses the camera, earpiece and LED flash. Dimensions are 148.4 mm length,  70.1 mm width and 9.8 mm thickness. Color options of the smartphone are Silver,  Black and Gold.

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A 5.5-inch IPS display is what the smartphone has as its screen size. An HD+ resolution plus 293 PPI pixel density clarifies the smartphone’s display clarity and sharpness. Beholding an aspect ratio of 18:9, the phone holds a screen-to-body ratio of 75%.

CPU, OS & Storage

MediaTek MT6739 takes the sole chipset role, and works alongside a Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU.  The CPU clocks at 1.3 GHz and makes full use of the 28 nm process technology. In close contact with this 64-bit CPU, the PowerVR GE8100 GPU controls graphics and clocks at 550 MHz.

The operating system of the device is the Android 7.0 Nougat OS.

The storage of files has a 16 GB ROM to itself, although it can be expanded to 64 GB with the aid of a MicroSD card. Multitasking functions are left out to the 2 GB RAM. Smooth running of apps without lagging is also taken care of by the 2 GB RAM.

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The primary role of BLU Vivo One’s 12 megapixel rear camera is to snap images and record sharp videos. With the help of the dual-LED flash, brightness is concentrated on the images taken in low light areas.

An 8 MP camera at the front handles the snapping of selfies. A LED flash is also supported to brighten images.


BLU Vivo One is powered by a non-removable Li-Poly 3,000 mAh battery.

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Device Type Smartphone
Model BLU Vivo One
Announced January 2018
Released February 2018
Status Available


2G Network GSM: 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSPA:  850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE: 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700) MHz
SIM Type Nano-SIM/Micro SIM
SIM Count Two


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 150 Mbps
Speed HSPA 21 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


Type Smartphone
Dimensions 148.4*70.1*8.45mm
Weight 160 g
Body Material Aluminium alloy, Plastic Mix
Colours Silver, Black, Gold


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5″
Resolution 1440*720 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 293 PPI
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Capacitive touch,  2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary Display No


Primary 12 MP
Image Yes
Video Yes
Features HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
Flash Yes, dual-LED flash
Secondary 8 MP with LED flash


Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat OS
User Interface Yes
Java Support No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset MediaTek MT6739
CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8100
RAM (Memory) 2 GB
Internal Storage 16GB
Card Slot Expandable to 64 GB
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
Controls Lock Button, and Volume Key
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Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.0 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Micro USB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC n/a
HDMI n/a
Wireless Charging n/a


Battery Type Li-Poly Battery
Capacity 3,000 mAh Battery
Placement Non-removable
Standby Up to 332 hours
Talk Time Up to 15.6 hours
Music Play Up to 33.2 hours


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes & BBM


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio Yes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree  Yes, 3.5 mm audio jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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BLU Vivo One sells around US $180.

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