BLU Products Introduce New 13 Mega Pixel Selfie Smartphone, Powered By MediaTek Octa-Core Processor

Apr 27, 2015, 08:00 ET from BLU Products

MIAMI, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BLU Products, the market leader in unlocked devices in the United States, unveiled their one-of-a-kind flagship device, the BLU Selfie. As the name suggests this smartphone provides the ultimate photography experience with a 13MP front and back camera. BLU continues to challenge the wireless industry with diverse design and creative concepts, at exceptional prices and this device proves their commitment to that.

BLU Selfie
True self-expression, capturing the Kodak moment or snap and go, whatever trendy tagline is most spoken of, the brand new BLU Selfie defines all. With its much-anticipated launch, BLU is once again bringing out the top guns into an otherwise non innovative smartphone segment. Design of the BLU Selfie is in depth and thorough; its streamline form, the premium brushed metal finish, a friendly user interface, as well as the ergonomic design that enables comfortable one-handed use is just the tip of the iceberg. Just like you would expect on a premium device, there is Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a gorgeous 4.7" HD display with 720 x 1280 resolution that includes BLU Infinite View Technology (IPS), and BLU Nex-Lens Technology(OGS) together to provide vivid colors, brightness and an unbeatable view from any angle.

"The BLU Selfie is the culmination of what one would want in an epic smartphone with camera experience. All our effort to achieve the most user-friendly high end camera function a smartphone is evident on our BLU Selfie. With a massive 13MP camera with Sony Lens, that speaks volume," said Samuel Ohev-Zion, CEO of BLU Products.

The BLU Selfie provides superior camera experience with a 13MP main camera, 13MP front facing camera with Sony IMX135 sensors and 2.0mm aperture with 1.12(mu)m size pixels. With friends and family around for a perfect "usie".  The BLU Selfie is equipped with an impressive 88 degree angle lens feature that will capture the perfect view. Both cameras provide advance features such as dual LED flash and Glam Flash with BLU Bright + Technology for consistent quasi-professional lighting. For the picture perfect glamorous shot, BLU Final Touch Software is an instant image enhancer that gives you multiple levels of beautifying effect. The Selfie's processor is a potent 1.7GHz Octa-Core processor with battery efficient technology, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory and a micro SD slot that holds a memory card up to 64GB. For world travelers and for those that have business and personal phone numbers, the BLU Selfie comes with dual sim capabilities. For all selfie enthusiasts out there looking for a great smartphone with all the tools necessary to snap a memorable picture, the BLU Selfie is your answer. Never miss a moment in time!

Availability and Pricing
The BLU Selfie is now shipping unlocked, available in Black, White and Blue.  It is priced at $249.00, and it is being sold on Amazon.com.

http://www.amazon.com/BLU-Selfie-US-GSM-Unlocked/dp/B00TRRGTUM/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1429892487&sr=8-11&keywords=blu+selfie

Full BLU SELFIE Specs:

GENERAL

Model Name

BLU Selfie


2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2


3G Network

HSDPA 850 / 1900 – S470a



HSPA 850 / 2100 – S470i


SIM

Dual SIM (Micro-SIM and Nano-SIM)


Announced

2015, April

BODY

Status

Available. Released 2015, April


Dimensions

146 x 66.3 x 9.6 mm

DISPLAY

Weight

136g


Type

IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors


Size

720 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~313 ppi pixel density)


Multitouch

Yes


Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

SOUND

Alert types

Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones


Loudspeaker

Yes


3.5mm jack

Yes

MEMORY

Card slot

microSD, up to  32GB


Internal

16 GB, 2 GB RAM

DATA

GPRS

Yes


EDGE

Yes


Speed

HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps


WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot


Bluetooth

v4.0


USB

microUSB v2.0

CAMERA

Primary

13 MP Sony IMX135 Sensor, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash


Video

1080p@30fps


Secondary

13 MP Sony IMX135 Sensor, LED flash

FEATURES

OS

Android  OS, v4.4 KitKat


Chipset

Mediatek 6592


CPU

Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7


GPU

Mali-450


Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity, Gravity, Gyroscope, Light, Motion


Messaging

SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM


Browser

HTML5


Radio

FM Radio


GPS

Yes, with A-GPS


Colors

White, Black, Blue



- SNS integration



- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player



- MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player



- Document viewer



- Video/photo editor



- Voice memo/dial/commands



- Predictive text input



Non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery

BATTERY

Stand-by

Up to 760h


Talk time

Up to 26 h (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G)




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. 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 to thousands of dealer agents, MVNO's, and large retailers throughout the United States and Latin America.

Learn More:
www.bluproducts.com

BLU Products Contact:
Carmen Gonzalez, Channel Marketing Manager, USA
cgonzalez@bluproducts.com

 

 

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