Blu Studio 5.0 LTE unlocked smartphone unveiled for $249

Blu Products unveils the Studio 5.0 LTE, the first smartphone it has offered with support for LTE networks.

Published Wed, Apr 30 2014 1:34 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Blu Products has been making unlocked mobile phones for years. Recently the company has been busy rolling out unlocked Android smartphones with modest performance at good prices. The latest smartphone from the company is the Studio 5.0 LTE. That smartphone has a price of $249.

Blu Studio 5.0 LTE unlocked smartphone unveiled for $249 |

For the money, you get a Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.4GHz processor with 1GB of RAM. The screen is a 5.0-inch IPS 220ppi unit with a resolution of 540 x 960 and capacitive touch. Android 4.2.2 is installed on the device out of the box and it can be upgraded to Android 4.3 KitKat.

The rear camera on the smartphone has 8MP resolution and a LED flash. Blu builds in Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, an FM tuner, and hotspot functionality. Internal storage is 4GB with a microSD card slot for expansion. The smartphone will come in yellow, orange, pink, and white and is available now for the T-Mobile/MetroPCS network.


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