Blu X5 Quick Review, Specs/Features & Price

The Blu X5 is a decent and affordable smartphone from the company. The handset is for those with a low budget and wants a good device to buy. It comes with average specifications and a capable processor. The camera set-up is not bad though and it also managed to squeeze out a fingerprint scanner for security.

Blu X5 Key Specs And Features

  • Display: 5.7 inches, 720 x 1440 pixels, and 282 PPI
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Processor: 1.6 GHz octa-core
  • Memory: 3GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage
  • Camera: 13 MP and 8 MP front camera
  • Battery: 2800 mAh Removable

Design And Display

The Blu X5 is a budget device and as such the handset is built with plastic. The curved edges on the device add a touch. The smooth panel is where you will find the camera, an LED flash, and the fingerprint scanner. It measures 153 x 73.4 x 9.1 mm in dimensions and weight 160 gram. The Blu X5 has a screen display size of 5.7 inches under IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and 282 PPI density.

Camera Features

On the camera department, it comes with a dual-camera configuration. On the back, you will get a single front camera of 13 MP that features LED flash and it’s capable of shooting 1080p@30fps video resolution. Selfies lovers will get a front snapper of 8 MP that features LED flash as well and it can record 1080p@30fps video resolution.

Hardware And Software

Behind the wheel is an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 1.6 GHz for a smooth performance. It also has an IMG8322 GPU to take care of graphics related issues and gaming. The handset is powered by the latest Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The Blu X5 has an internal storage of 64GB which is even more than enough to accommodate all your files, music and videos. You can still expand the memory if you want with micro SD card up to 64GB. The sensors on the smartphone are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, and proximity.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

Supplying power to the phone is a removable battery capacity of 2800 mAh. The battery does not have support for fast charging technology. However, its promises to last 20 hours of talk time and 550 hours of standby time. It has dual SIM with 4G LTE Network and other regulars such as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, FM radio and micro USB 2.0 for file transfer and charging.

Blu X5 Full Technical Specification


Device Type Smartphone
Model Blu X5
Announced 2019, September
Released 2019, September
Status Available on Shopping Stores


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type Nano
SIM Count Dual SIM


Dimensions 153 x 73.4 x 9.1 mm (6.02 x 2.89 x 0.36 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
Protection Yes
Colours Black


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 282 PPI
Screen-To-Body Ratio 74.7%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch
Secondary Display No


Primary 13 MP, AF
Image Yes
Video Yes
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Flash Yes
Secondary 8 MP


Operating System Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface (UI) Yes
Java Support Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset (SoC)
CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A55
RAM (Memory) 3 GB
Internal Storage 64 GB
Card Slot Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type microUSB 2.0
Wireless Charging No


Battery Type Li-Po
Capacity 2800 mAh
Placement Removable
Fast Charging No
Standby Up to 550 h (2G) / Up to 500 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 20 h (2G) / Up to 15 h (3G)
Music Play


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out
FM Radio
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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Blu X5 Price And Availability

The Blu X5 is now available for purchase for $112. You can order the handset online in Black color.Buy Blu X5 & Pay On Delivery: View Offer On AliExpress