This device is Carrier-unlocked and may be used with any GSM carrier that uses a frequency or band that this device supports. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. This device's frequencies can be found in the product Specifications under Cellular Network. Your carrier's available frequencies may be found in the links below.
BLU Studio XL D850Q 8GB Smartphone (Unlocked, White)
he unlocked, white Studio XL D850Q 8GB Smartphone from BLU features a 6.0-inch IPS display complete with 960 x 540 resolution and a pixel density of 183 ppi, making it easy to view videos, photos, play games, text message, and more. Additionally, you benefit from an integrated MediaTek 1.3 GHz quad-core processor along with an ARM Mali 400 GPU, 1GB of RAM, an on-board storage capacity of 8GB, and a microSD card slot to allow for additional storage up to 64GB.
The Studio XL sports an 8.0MP camera on the back for taking photos and 1080p video at up to 30 fps. Once captured, you can upload your content directly to a variety of social networking sites, send them via text message or email, and more. For added convenience, you can also video chat with family and friends via the integrated front facing 2.0MP camera.
Running on Android 5.0, this GSM and HSPA+ compatible smartphone allows you to connect to high speed mobile data networks to transfer data quickly and efficiently. Hotspot capability lets you share your signal with other Wi-Fi devices. When data networks are out of reach, you can utilize Wi-Fi connectivity to stay connected nearly anywhere you go. In addition to Wi-Fi, you can connect Bluetooth compatible devices supporting up to Bluetooth 4.0 standards.
For even more connectivity, the Studio XL is equipped with FM radio. Included with the device are a micro-USB cable, charger, and earbuds. To protect your investment, a silicone case and a screen protector are also included.
GSM / 3.5G HSPA+ Wireless Connectivity
This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 3.5G HSPA+ capable. HSPA+ is a cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds much faster than standard 3G; in some cases, HSPA+ comes close to 4G LTE speeds, but is more widely available than LTE because it uses 3G networks. With an HSPA+ connection, this phone should have no problem streaming video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 2G data networks for instances when you can't get an HSPA+ signal. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.
Android 5.0 Lollipop
The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 5.0 Lollipop introduces Google's "Material Design" language and sees a complete overhaul of the look and feel of the OS. Other improvements include an updated notification system, more useful multitasking (now called "Recents"), multi-user support, and a Battery Saver mode.
Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)
Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) allows you to lower your mobile costs when traveling while staying connected. Once your SIM cards are installed, you will be able to receive phone calls and text messages from either without needing to manually choose which one is active. When you want to make a call or send an SMS message, you can select the correct SIM card. When one SIM card is being used for a phone call, the other will not be active until you hang up. Operator charges may apply.
Resolution 8.0 MP - Photo: 3265 x 2449 / Video: 1080 x 1920p 30 fps
Water Resistant No
Battery Internal Lithium-Ion Providing up to 920 Hours per Charge (3000.0 mAh)
Power Management Maximum Standby Time: 750 Hrs
Maximum Talk Time (2G): 36 Hrs
Maximum Talk Time (3G): 20 Hrs
Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.5 x 3.4 x 0.3" / 165.5 x 85.3 x 8.5 mm
Weight 6.24 oz / 177 g
Package Weight 1.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.6 x 4.5 x 2.0"
All cell phones we sell are Brand New & SIM unlocked so you can use them with any compatible GSM service provider.
• Triband or Quad band (850/900/1800/1900) Phones can be used WorldWide.Phones with 850 MHz & 1900 MHz can be used in the USA and North America. Models with 1900 MHz will work with AT&T, Voice stream, T-Mobile, Rogers and models with 850 MHz will work with Cingular. Some models may not have English language manuals. You may be able to download English versions from the manufacturer's website.
• Dual Band(900/1800mh) phones are for use overseas in Europe, Australia Asia, Africa and South America. They will not work in USA & CANADA.
• Some models may not have English language manuals. You may be able to download English versions from the manufacturer's website. If you are looking for any particular color for cell phone please put it in the comments section of shopping cart. Cell Phone colors are not guranteed. Cell phones are only exchangeable for same within 10 days, no refunds. The manufacturer may provide support after 10 days.