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BLU C5L 2020 review: worth buying?

Created date: 02/11/2021, 13:23:59, Updated date: 02/11/2021, 13:48:44

A thorough review of the characteristics and specifications of the BLU C5L 2020. We provide a detailed evaluation of the phone in terms of usability – including ease of holding, screen visibility, performance, image quality, and multitasking capabilities – as well as functionality, looking at the battery and camera.

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the BLU C5L 2020

BLU C5L 2020's size

The BLU C5L 2020 is 2.8inches (72.3mm) wide, 5.7inches (144mm) tall, and 0.4inches (11.2mm) thick. I can just barely use it with one hand, so it may feel big to some people. In the case of the BLU C5L 2020, it weighs about 5.3oz (150g). The weight is such that it's hardly noticeable even when using one-handed. However, some people may find it tiring to use for long periods.

In giving an overall rating to the BLU C5L 2020, while it may be slightly difficult to hold, it shouldn't be much of a problem when considering its general strengths and weaknesses.

BLU C5L 2020's screen

The BLU C5L 2020 has a 5 inch screen. The iPhone X has a big screen, which very likely won't ever trouble you. Just be aware that it's not a very good size for writing long blocks of text.

The resolution of the BLU C5L 2020's screen is pretty much standard. It shouldn't be a problem for normal use, but it might prove to be a bit dissatisfying for those who wish to better enjoy their photos, videos, or games.

The CPU performance of BLU C5L 2020

The processing power of the BLU C5L 2020 is comparatively low at 1.4GHz×4(Quad core). You'll most likely notice its lack of power when running games or playing videos. However, you shouldn't have any problems making calls, browsing the internet or using apps like Twitter or Instagram.

The BLU C5L 2020 only has 1GB of RAM, which is fairly low. The RAM is regularly insufficient, so operation gets unstable and jerky even when using apps that are not resource intensive.

In rating the BLU C5L 2020's overall operational speed, it ranks at the low end of smartphones. It will lag and feel sluggish even during normal use. In most cases, users will feel the performance to be lacking.

BLU C5L 2020's storage capacity

The BLU C5L 2020 has 16GB of data storage, which is plenty for taking photos, but for people who frequently shoot videos or have lots of games installed, this may not feel like enough space.

Since the BLU C5L 2020 is compatible with SD cards, you'll be able to easily expand your storage capacity; you won't need to worry about how much internal space it has.

The camera function of BLU C5L 2020

The main camera of the BLU C5L 2020 has a capacity of 8 MP pixels, and is adequate for normal use. But some users may feel dissatisfied with the picture quality.

The BLU C5L 2020 comes with a 8 MP pixel camera, which is a standard level. It's perfectly fine for selfies, but may be not as satisfying if you wish to take photos of large numbers of people, or make printouts.

Overall assessment of BLU C5L 2020

The BLU C5L 2020 is a relatively high-performance smartphone. If you plan to use it as your main smartphone, you may find it slightly inconvenient, but within tolerable limits.

The merits and demerits of BLU C5L 2020

The merits of BLU C5L 2020

  • It feels comparably light.
  • It has a big display that makes it easy to see text and images.

The demerits of BLU C5L 2020

  • The CPU performance is not very good, and will become operationally sluggish when using apps.

Specifications of BLU C5L 2020

BLU C5L 2020
ImageBLU C5L 2020
MakerBLU
Release date10, 2020
ColorRed/Blue/Pastel
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.8inches (72.3mm) x 5.7inches (144mm) x 0.4inches (11.2mm)
Weight5.3oz (150g)
Display size5 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1280
Pixel density293ppi
CPU specs1.4GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size1GB
Storage size16GB
Rear-camera resolution8 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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Comparing the specifications of BLU C5L 2020 against similar products

general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogeneral rating

BLU C5L 2020

50.6-Color:Red/Blue/Pastel, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72.3mm) x 5.7inches (144mm) x 0.4inches (11.2mm), Weight:5.3oz (150g), Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi, Display size:5 inch, OS:Android, CPU specs:1.4GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB, Storage size:16GB, Rear-camera resolution:8 MP, Front-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU G70

61.1Color:Black/Blue/Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75mm) x 6.2inches (156.8mm) x 0.3inches (8.6mm), Weight:6.4oz (182g), Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1560, Pixel density:268ppi, Display size:6.4 inch, OS:Android, CPU specs:2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB, Storage size:32GB, Battery capacity:4000mAh, Rear-camera resolution:13 MP, Front-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU G60

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body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

BLU C5L 2020

55.0-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72.3mm) x 5.7inches (144mm) x 0.4inches (11.2mm)

BLU G70

52.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75mm) x 6.2inches (156.8mm) x 0.3inches (8.6mm)

BLU G60

52.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.6mm) x 6.2inches (156.5mm) x 0.4inches (9.5mm)

BLU Tank Xtreme

54.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (71.8mm) x 6.0inches (153.6mm) x 0.4inches (10.2mm)

BLU Studio X9 HD

55.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73mm) x 5.6inches (143mm) x 0.4inches (10.1mm)

BLU G90

48.7Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (76.5mm) x 6.5inches (164.6mm) x 0.3inches (8.8mm)

BLU G80

50.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.5mm) x 6.5inches (163.9mm) x 0.3inches (8.4mm)

BLU Studio X10

55.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.5mm) x 5.7inches (146mm) x 0.4inches (9.3mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

BLU C5L 2020

70.3-Weight:5.3oz (150g)

BLU G70

57.6Weight:6.4oz (182g)

BLU G60

62.4Weight:6.0oz (170g)

BLU Tank Xtreme

59.2Weight:6.3oz (178g)

BLU Studio X9 HD

72.7Weight:5.1oz (144g)

BLU G90

56.4Weight:6.5oz (185g)

BLU G80

56.4Weight:6.5oz (185g)

BLU Studio X10

62.8Weight:6.0oz (169g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

BLU C5L 2020

74.0-Display size:5 inch

BLU G70

90.7Display size:6.4 inch

BLU G60

90.2Display size:6.1 inch

BLU Tank Xtreme

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

BLU Studio X9 HD

74.0Display size:5 inch

BLU G90

90.8Display size:6.5 inch

BLU G80

90.8Display size:6.5 inch

BLU Studio X10

74.0Display size:5 inch

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

BLU C5L 2020

41.7-

BLU G70

48.3

BLU G60

47.4

BLU Tank Xtreme

18.6

BLU Studio X9 HD

41.7

BLU G90

49.1

BLU G80

49.1

BLU Studio X10

14.7

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

BLU C5L 2020

20.0-RAM size:1GB

BLU G70

50.0RAM size:2GB

BLU G60

60.0RAM size:3GB

BLU Tank Xtreme

50.0RAM size:2GB

BLU Studio X9 HD

20.0RAM size:1GB

BLU G90

70.0RAM size:4GB

BLU G80

60.0RAM size:3GB

BLU Studio X10

20.0RAM size:1GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

BLU C5L 2020

50.0-Storage size:16GB

BLU G70

55.5Storage size:32GB

BLU G60

67.0Storage size:64GB

BLU Tank Xtreme

55.5Storage size:32GB

BLU Studio X9 HD

24.0Storage size:8GB

BLU G90

67.0Storage size:64GB

BLU G80

67.0Storage size:64GB

BLU Studio X10

50.0Storage size:16GB

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

BLU C5L 2020

50.0-Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU G70

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU G60

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Tank Xtreme

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Studio X9 HD

50.0Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU G90

68.8Rear-camera resolution:16 MP

BLU G80

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Studio X10

50.0Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

BLU C5L 2020

58.3-Front-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU G70

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU G60

71.2Front-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Tank Xtreme

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU Studio X9 HD

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU G90

71.2Front-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU G80

71.2Front-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Studio X10

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

BLU C5L 2020

62.6-Color:Red/Blue/Pastel, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72.3mm) x 5.7inches (144mm) x 0.4inches (11.2mm), Weight:5.3oz (150g)

BLU G70

54.8Color:Black/Blue/Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75mm) x 6.2inches (156.8mm) x 0.3inches (8.6mm), Weight:6.4oz (182g)

BLU G60

57.4Color:Black/Blue/Red, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.6mm) x 6.2inches (156.5mm) x 0.4inches (9.5mm), Weight:6.0oz (170g)

BLU Tank Xtreme

56.7Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (71.8mm) x 6.0inches (153.6mm) x 0.4inches (10.2mm), Weight:6.3oz (178g)

BLU Studio X9 HD

64.1Color:Black/White/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73mm) x 5.6inches (143mm) x 0.4inches (10.1mm), Weight:5.1oz (144g)

BLU G90

52.6Color:Black/White/Magenta/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (76.5mm) x 6.5inches (164.6mm) x 0.3inches (8.8mm), Weight:6.5oz (185g)

BLU G80

53.3Color:Black/Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.5mm) x 6.5inches (163.9mm) x 0.3inches (8.4mm), Weight:6.5oz (185g)

BLU Studio X10

59.0Color:Green/Red/Black/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.5mm) x 5.7inches (146mm) x 0.4inches (9.3mm), Weight:6.0oz (169g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

BLU C5L 2020

59.9-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

BLU G70

54.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1560, Pixel density:268ppi

BLU G60

55.6Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1520, Pixel density:275ppi

BLU Tank Xtreme

25.1Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 960, Pixel density:195ppi

BLU Studio X9 HD

59.9Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

BLU G90

54.2Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269ppi

BLU G80

54.2Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269ppi

BLU Studio X10

25.1Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:195ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

BLU C5L 2020

18.0-OS:Android, CPU specs:1.4GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

BLU G70

72.3OS:Android, CPU specs:2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

BLU G60

77.7OS:Android, CPU specs:1.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

BLU Tank Xtreme

36.5OS:Android, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB

BLU Studio X9 HD

16.5OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6580, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

BLU G90

76.9OS:Android, Chipset:MediaTek Helio A25, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.5GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

BLU G80

73.0OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6763 Helio P23, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.5GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

BLU Studio X10

16.5OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6580, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

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