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BLU Products expands footprint in the North America with multiple band 4G HSPA+ devices, introducing the new Advance 4.0 and Studio 5.0 II smartphones New multiple band devices, supporting HSPA+ 850, 1900, and AWS 1700 networks, meant for complete coverage of every GSM Operator and MVNO in North America, facilitating consumers purchasing no contract devices.

MIAMI, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BLU Products, one of the fastest growing mobile phone manufacturers in the world announced today an addition to their popular STUDIO series of Android smartphone devices with the new Studio 5.0 II, in addition to the new Advance 4.0, positioned as an entry level affordable smartphone device. Both new models support multiple bands to work with all GSM and 4G HSPA+ networks in North America.

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"BLU Products has seen an unprecedented increase in demand for our smartphone lineup in the United States," said Samuel Ohev-Zion, CEO, BLU Products. "We have responded by introducing handsets which will work on every GSM carrier and network in North America, making it easier for consumers looking to purchase a no contract BLU unlocked device, now offering the consumer no limitations when choosing a network service provider."

Studio 5.0 II

The BLU STUDIO 5.0 II features several advancements from the previous Studio 5.0 model which was released in April of this year, while maintaining the same $139.00 unlocked price point. Improvements include a new 5.0-inch display with IPS for clearer and brighter images displayed from all viewing angles, in addition to an improved 5.0 Mega Pixel autofocus camera, faster 1.3 GHZ Dual Core Processor, and improved HSPA+ 4G speeds with multiple band 850/1700/1900 support.

Advance 4.0

The BLU Advance 4.0, priced at just $89.00 unlocked includes such features as a 4.0" WVGA LCD, displaying vibrant images with 233ppi pixel density, a 5.0 Mega Pixel Main Camera with LED Flash plus front-facing camera, a Dual Core 1.3 GHz Processor with HSPA+ 4G speeds, with high end materials and finishing, positioning itself as the best priced handset in its class.

Both the Studio 5.0 II and Advance 4.0 feature Dual SIM, Dual Active functionality, and are currently shipping unlocked to several BLU Dealers and Distributors throughout the U.S. with Android Jelly Bean v4.2, with future software updates and upgrades available through BLU's over-the-air Wireless Update Feature.

Full Specifications Include:

STUDIO 5.0 II

  • Network:  2.5G (GSM/GPRS/EDGE) 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, 3G (HSPA+ 21Mbps) 850/1700/1900
  • Display: IPS Capacitive Touchscreen, with 5.0 inch 480 x 854 pixel LCD
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6572 Dual-Core 1.3GHz Cortex-A7 with MaIi-400 GPU
  • OS: Android v4.2 Jelly Bean
  • Camera:  Rear – 5.0 megapixel, autofocus with LED Flash, Front – VGA, Video Record 720p @ 30fps, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization
  • Connectivity: WiFi b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, Hotspot, micro-USB, FM Radio
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro
  • Memory: 4GB internal memory + microSD slot expandable up to 32GB, 512MB RAM
  • Dimensions: 146 x 73 x 9.7, 155 grams
  • Battery: Li-Ion 2000mAh
  • Colors: Glossy Black, Glossy White

ADVANCE 4.0

  • Network:  2.5G (GSM/GPRS/EDGE) 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, 3G (HSPA+ 21Mbps) 850/1700/1900
  • Display: TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, with 4.0 inch 480 x 800 pixel LCD
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6572 Dual-Core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 with Mali-400 GPU
  • OS: Android v4.2 Jelly Bean
  • Camera:  Rear – 5.0 megapixel with LED Flash, Front – VGA, Video Record 720p @ 30fps, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization
  • Connectivity: WiFi b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, Hotspot, micro-USB, FM Radio
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro
  • Memory: 4GB internal memory + microSD slot expandable up to 32GB, 512MB RAM
  • Dimensions: 125 x 65 x 12.3, 124 grams
  • Battery: Li-Ion 1600mAh
  • Colors: Glossy Black, Glossy White

About BLU Products

BLU Products, founded in 2009, designs and manufacturers affordable, attractive and innovative mobile devices to suit a wide variety of consumer needs. Over ten million BLU mobile devices have been sold in over 40 countries. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, BLU is pioneering the advancement of the prepaid and no-contract revolution by providing a vast portfolio of advanced unlocked mobile phones at incredible pricing to thousands of dealer agents, MVNO's, and large retailers throughout the United States and Latin America. For more information, visit: www.bluproducts.com  

BLU Products Media Contact:
Carmen Gonzalez
cgonzalez@bluproducts.com

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