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SanDisk sell new versions of its Connect Wireless Stick and its iXpand Flash Drive

access_time August 9, 2017

Mobile storage expert SanDisk has added two new storage option to its modern variety of gadgets at mobile World Congress.

Eizo Expands Portfolio Of Curator Surgical Panels With Additional Monitor Sizes, 8 Megapixel, And Touchscreen Options

Eizo Expands Portfolio Of Curator Surgical Panels With Additional Monitor Sizes, 8 Megapixel, And Touchscreen Options

access_time October 15, 2016

EIZO GmbH announces new standard models within its portfolio of CuratOR Surgical Panels. The existing selection of models is now

2018 Chevy Traverse Gets Dark Teaser Ahead Of Detroit Debut

2018 Chevy Traverse Gets Dark Teaser Ahead Of Detroit Debut

access_time December 20, 2016

There were rumors that General Motors was set to debut two new SUVs at the North American International Auto Show


Blu R1 Plus – Budget-Friendly Smartphone

Blu R1 Plus – Budget-Friendly Smartphone

Blu R1 Plus – Budget-Friendly Smartphone

access_time April 29, 2017

Blu – the Miami-based smartphone manufacturer has announced a new budge-friendly smartphone, dubbed as Blu R1 Plus. The newly announced phone comes with 4G LTE connectivity and another impressive feature is its large battery.

Blu R1 Plus Features

The smartphone features a 5.5 inch HD display with the screen resolution of 720 × 1280 pixels. The phone is protected by with curved OnCell glass and Coring Gorilla Glass 3 that prevent your phone from screen damage. The smartphone runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system out of the box.

The phone is powered by the MediaTek 6737 processor clocking at 1.3 GHz. In terms of storage and memory, the smartphone comes in two storage variants: either a 3GB of RAM along with 32GB of internal storage model or 2GB of RAM plus 16GB of built-in storage. The storage of the phone can be further expanded with the help of MicroSD card up to 64GB.

As far as the camera is concerned, the phone sports a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while on the front of the device; there is an 8 megapixel front facing camera for capturing selfies with LED flash support.

As I mentioned above, the smartphone houses a massive 4,000mAh battery. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and a microUSB port for charging and data transfer.

Blu R1 Plus Specs

  • 5 inch HD display
  • resolution of 720 × 1280 pixels
  • Coring Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system
  • MediaTek 6737 processor clocking at 1.3 GHz
  • 2GB / 3GB of RAM
  • 16GB / 32GB of built-in storage
  • Expandable storage: up to 64GB through a MicroSD card
  • 13 megapixel rear camera
  • 8 megapixel front facing camera
  • 4,000mAh battery

Blu R1 Plus Price

The Blu R1 Plus with 2GB RAM plus 16GB storage priced at $140 and for the 3GB RAM along with 32GB storage priced at $159.99. The smartphone will available for purchase at Amazon and Bestbuy.