BLU Vivo 6 an UK SIM-Free Smartphone with Metal Body Launched at £224.23

The BLU Products, the US-based handset maker has recently launched many new Life One X2 which is an Octa core smartphone available in two different variants of 2 GB RAM with 16 GB on-board storage costing $149.99 and 4 GB RAM variant with 64 GB internal storage at $199.99. This flagship handset launch comes only after Vivo 5R and Pure XR debut in the United States market. Making their presence in United Kingdom, BLU unveils Vivo 6 smartphone, exclusively available for purchase from Amazon UK at a price tag of £224.23.

Blu Vivo 6 smartphone

The BLU Vivo 6 is a full metal designed smartphone sporting 5.5 inch full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels in-cell display. The device overall maintains a perfect and professional design and has a smooth curved touch display. The display provides vivid saturation and high contrast with a stunning pixel density of 401 PPI. On top of the display, company has incorporated Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with native damage resistance giving you new level of toughness. It also has physical home button which also integrates fingerprint sensor for extra security.

At the heart of Blu Vivo 6 we have the Mediatek MT6755 (Helio P10) chip with True Octa-core 64-bit Cortex-A53 CPU clocked at 1.8 GHz. The graphical processing is handled by Mali T860 chip and it gets 4 gigs of RAM to provide speed and performance to its extreme. There is a total of 64 GB internal storage on the device and you can expand for more storage by pumping in a micro SD card at its exclusive-slot supporting up to 64 GB.

The Blu Vivo 6 includes USB Type-C port for charging and USB connectivity to PC. It’s a 4G handset supporting dual SIM card slot with dual standby. Other connectivity options such as DTS Surround Sound, Bluetooth v4.0, FM Radio, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi tethering, aGPS with GLONASS, 3.5 mm headphone are also included.

Moving on to camera section, BLU brings out the best in camera with Sony IMX258 image sensor with 13 mega pixel rear shooter with f/2.0 aperture. It can record full HD videos at 30 frames per second and also has various functions such as PDAF, Laser auto focus and LED flash. For the selfies and video chat we have the 8 mega pixel shooter on the front, beside the proximity sensors.

The battery on the device was found to be 3130 mAh battery with 5V/2A quick charging facility. As a measure of battery life, company officially says that the device will give you 20 days of standby time.

Blu Vivo 6 supports 4G LTE/FDD(1/3/7/8/20), 4G LTE TDD(38/39/40/41), 3G (900/1900/2100) frequency bands and it’s compatible with major UK carriers like Vodafone, O2, EE, T-Mobile, Three and Giffgaff.

The package includes standard earphones, protective case, screen protector, USB Type-C cable and 5V-2A quick charger.

Regarding the Blu Vivo 6 availability, it’s sold on Amazon UK website at £224.23 with free shipping to customers in United Kingdom. It’s the only country where this handset is available and you can choose it from Silver, Gold and Rose Gold colors. You can also include Amazon Protect 1-year Accidental damage cover for £49.00 with this product but its optional.

Preethi Khetani: Preethi Khetani is a well known women Blogger from India. Apart from her contribution here, she writes for and Advices Academy as well.