BLU is a company known for making great budget smartphones and now they have launched the BLU V7 alongside its other siblings, the BLU V5 and BLU V9. However, this article is about the BLU V7 and its full specifications, price, and review. Starting at just $99 or less, the BLU V7 is a great budget smartphone. Without further ado, let’s get right into it.
BLU V7 Key Specs
• 5.7 inches HD+ IPS LCD
• UniSoc Spreadtrum SC9863A SoC
• 3GB of RAM
• 64GB of internal storage
• 13MP rear camera
• 13MP front-facing camera
• 2,800 mAh battery
• Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
Design and Body
The design of this phone is similar to most entry-level budget smartphones that have been released. It comes in a nice polycarbonate body with a thickness of 9 mm and it weighs about 160 grams. It is a compact smartphone with a nice form factor. The rear houses the camera setup with an LED flash, a fingerprint scanner, and other info.
Coming to the display which is the most-interacted-with part of a phone, the V7 sports a 5.7 inches IPS LCD with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and 282 pixels per inch density. It has 2.5D curved glass over the screen that serves as protection.
On the rear, is a 13MP single camera with Auto Focus and an LED flash. On the front, is also a 13MP selfie camera with an LED flash to help during low light. As for video recording, both the selfie and rear camera can do 1080p at 30 fps.
Processor and Memory
BLU V7 is powered by the octa-core UniSoc Spreadtrum SC9863A (32nm) SoC with a maximum clock speed of 1.6 GHz coupled with PowerVR 8322 GPU. It comes with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage with support for a micro SD card.
Battery and Charging
The battery on here is a Li-Po 2,800 mAh, which is removable and user-replaceable. As for charging, it charges via the micro USB port and it doesn’t support fast charging or wireless charging.
Network and Connectivity
There’s support for 4G LTE network on the BLU V7 and it supports most LTE bands of top carriers in the US. It comes with Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Wi-Fi Direct, and FM radio.
On the software side, the BLU V7 comes running on Android 9 Pie out of the box.