We evaluated the functions and performance of the BLU R1 Plus. We gave it a usability score based on different points of view.

Created date: 09/30/2018, 13:17:58, Updated date: 10/01/2019, 07:26:56

In-depth review of BLU R1 Plus's features

We have evaluated the BLU R1 Plus thoroughly based on its functions, specifications/performances, and ease of use, and provided a review on whether you should buy it. We have also summarized the pros and cons of choosing the BLU R1 Plus so that you can see them at a glance.

The merits and demerits of BLU R1 Plus

The merits of BLU R1 Plus

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • It has a long battery life, so it is suited for watching videos or playing games for an extended period of time.

The demerits of BLU R1 Plus

  • no data

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the BLU R1 Plus

BLU R1 Plus's size

The BLU R1 Plus has a width of 30.2 in (76.6 mm), a length of 60.2 in (153 mm), and a thickness of 4.1 in (10.5 mm).At this size it would feel a bit difficult to operate with one hand.In addition, the weight of the BLU R1 Plus is about 6.7 oz (191 g).You can feel some weight when holding it in one hand. You might feel tired if you operate it for a long time.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the BLU R1 Plus, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

BLU R1 Plus's screen

BLU R1 Plus has a 5.5 inch display.It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

BLU R1 Plus has a mid-range screen. It is OK for normal use, but if you want to enjoy photos, videos, or games at their best, you may feel dissatisfied.

The camera function of BLU R1 Plus

BLU R1 Plus has a 13 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, BLU R1 Plus has an 5 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

The battery performance of BLU R1 Plus

The battery performance of the BLU R1 Plus is 4000mAh, and which is an unusually large capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the BLU R1 Plus has an unusually long battery life. At this amount you will be sufficiently pleased with the battery life. Even if you watch movies for a long time or play games, you will not have much trouble with the battery.

The CPU performance of BLU R1 Plus

With the 1.3GHz×4(Quad core) for processing power, the BLU R1 Plus has relatively high performance. Among all smartphones released to date, its performance is positioned between high level and middle class, but you won't feel any stress using most apps. For lighter 3D games you will almost always be able to play without complaint. And for 2D gaming you will probably feel hardly any stress.

With 3GB of RAM, the BLU R1 Plus has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the BLU R1 Plus, it is a mid-range smartphone, and in everyday use operation doesn't feel very jumpy or jerky, but to enjoy games, movies and the like a grade higher smartphone is recommended.

BLU R1 Plus's storage capacity

The data storage capacity of the BLU R1 Plus is 32GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The BLU R1 Plus is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Overall assessment of BLU R1 Plus

The BLU R1 Plus is a relatively capable smartphone. If used as the main smartphone, it may be somewhat inconvenient for everyday use, but it is at a generally acceptable level.

Comparing the specifications of BLU R1 Plus against similar products.

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body size

BLU R1 Plus

49.7-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.2 in (76.6 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 4.1 in (10.5 mm)

BLU Dash L5 LTE

54.2Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.0 in (73.6 mm) x 57.1 in (145 mm) x 4.1 in (10.5 mm)

BLU Dash L4 LTE

71.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):25.2 in (64.1 mm) x 49.9 in (126.8 mm) x 4.1 in (10.5 mm)

BLU R2 Plus

49.9Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.3 in (77 mm) x 61.3 in (155.7 mm) x 3.6 in (9.2 mm)

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

49.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.8 in (78.2 mm) x 61.1 in (155.2 mm) x 3.3 in (8.4 mm)

BLU Life One X3

52.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.6 in (75.3 mm) x 60.6 in (154 mm) x 3.5 in (8.9 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body weight

BLU R1 Plus

54.0-Weight:6.7 oz (191 g)

BLU Dash L5 LTE

71.1Weight:5.2 oz (148 g)

BLU Dash L4 LTE

81.1Weight:4.3 oz (123 g)

BLU R2 Plus

63.6Weight:5.9 oz (167 g)

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

62.4Weight:6.0 oz (170 g)

BLU Life One X3

57.6Weight:6.4 oz (182 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

BLU R1 Plus

82.0-Display size:5.5 inch

BLU Dash L5 LTE

74.0Display size:5 inch

BLU Dash L4 LTE

58.0Display size:4 inch

BLU R2 Plus

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

BLU Life One X3

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

BLU R1 Plus

60.0-RAM size:3GB

BLU Dash L5 LTE

20.0RAM size:1GB

BLU Dash L4 LTE

20.0RAM size:1GB

BLU R2 Plus

60.0RAM size:3GB

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

20.0RAM size:1GB

BLU Life One X3

60.0RAM size:3GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

BLU R1 Plus

55.5-Storage size:32GB

BLU Dash L5 LTE

24.0Storage size:8GB

BLU Dash L4 LTE

24.0Storage size:8GB

BLU R2 Plus

55.5Storage size:32GB

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

50.0Storage size:16GB

BLU Life One X3

55.5Storage size:32GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.battery

BLU R1 Plus

80.0-Battery capacity:4000mAh

BLU Dash L5 LTE

50.0Battery capacity:2000mAh

BLU Dash L4 LTE

41.0Battery capacity:1700mAh

BLU R2 Plus

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

62.0Battery capacity:2800mAh

BLU Life One X3

83.0Battery capacity:5000mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

BLU R1 Plus

61.7-Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Dash L5 LTE

27.5Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU Dash L4 LTE

27.5Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU R2 Plus

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Life One X3

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.front-camera resolution

BLU R1 Plus

50.0-Front-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU Dash L5 LTE

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU Dash L4 LTE

15.8Front-camera resolution:2 MP

BLU R2 Plus

71.2Front-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU Life One X3

71.2Front-camera resolution:13 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

BLU R1 Plus

51.9-Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.2 in (76.6 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 4.1 in (10.5 mm), Weight:6.7 oz (191 g)

BLU Dash L5 LTE

62.7Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.0 in (73.6 mm) x 57.1 in (145 mm) x 4.1 in (10.5 mm), Weight:5.2 oz (148 g)

BLU Dash L4 LTE

76.2Color:Black,gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):25.2 in (64.1 mm) x 49.9 in (126.8 mm) x 4.1 in (10.5 mm), Weight:4.3 oz (123 g)

BLU R2 Plus

56.7Color:Black,gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.3 in (77 mm) x 61.3 in (155.7 mm) x 3.6 in (9.2 mm), Weight:5.9 oz (167 g)

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

56.0Color:Black,gold,rose gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.8 in (78.2 mm) x 61.1 in (155.2 mm) x 3.3 in (8.4 mm), Weight:6.0 oz (170 g)

BLU Life One X3

54.8Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.6 in (75.3 mm) x 60.6 in (154 mm) x 3.5 in (8.9 mm), Weight:6.4 oz (182 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

BLU R1 Plus

53.7-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:267ppi

BLU Dash L5 LTE

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

BLU Dash L4 LTE

42.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 800, Pixel density:233ppi

BLU R2 Plus

85.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400ppi

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

53.7Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:267ppi

BLU Life One X3

85.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

BLU R1 Plus

50.6-OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6737, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:3GB

BLU Dash L5 LTE

13.4OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6737, CPU specs:1.1GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

BLU Dash L4 LTE

13.4OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6737, CPU specs:1.1GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

BLU R2 Plus

69.1OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6753, CPU specs:1.3GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

BLU Grand 5.5 HD II

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

BLU Life One X3

69.1OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6753, CPU specs:1.3GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Specifications of BLU R1 Plus

BLU R1 Plus
ImageBLU R1 Plus
MakerBLU
Release date4, 2017
Colorblack
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)30.2 in (76.6 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 4.1 in (10.5 mm)
Weight6.7 oz (191 g)
Display size5.5 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1280
Pixel density267ppi
Battery capacity4000mAh
ChipsetMediatek MT6737
CPU specs1.3GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size3GB
Storage size32GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution5 MP

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