Bold Like Us a.k.a BLU has another member in its smartphone family. The souped up variant of previously launched BLU R2 has made its way to the US market under the name, R2 Plus. The company is known for offering lower to mid-range mobile phones, on that note, it has priced it keeping budget users in the mind. In US, it is priced at $179 and available to purchase from Amazon.com.
The Blu R2 Plus sports a 5.5-inch Full HD Curved Glass display with 1080 x 1920 pixels screen resolution and 400 PPI pixel density. Handset runs Android Nougat v7.0 and support dual SIMs. It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek 6753 chipset clocked at maximum speed of 1.3GHz paired with Mali-T720 GPU. In terms of storage, Blu R2 Plus packs 32GB internal storage coupled with 3GB RAM. Internal storage can be increased up to 64GB using microSD card, thanks to a dedicated slot on the phone.
For shutterbugs, Blu R2 Plus offers a 13 mega-pixel 5P camera lens on the rear panel with f/2.0 aperture and supports 1080p video capture at 30 fps and LED flash. Rear camera is accompanied by another 13 mega-pixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. Phone is powered by a battery of 3000mAH capacity that promises to deliver 30 days standby time.
Other attention drawers on Blu R2 Plus includes a fingerprint scanner on the back side of phone with additional support to access music and applications through it. Connectivity features include Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, hotspot, micro USB 2.0 port, 4G VoLTE support, 3.5mm audio jack and GPS. Handset is available in only Black colour option.
Smartphone is priced at USD 179 in United States and sale is on through Amazon.com. It is expected to reach India within few weeks at a price tag of Rs.10,999. Blu R2 Plus is engineered with the highest grade material. Aluminum battery cover adds structure and premium quality while the curved glass display provide a great user experience, said company.