Blu R2 LTE Specs and Price

Blu is an American based OEM and one of the experts when it comes to making budget smartphones. The Blu R2 LTE is the latest addition to Blu’s R-series of smartphones. Although certainly not a premium smartphone it features some slight upgrades in terms of specs compared to the conventional Blu phone. The smartphone also features a nice design and an LTE connectivity compared to the R2 smartphone.

Blu R2 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Quad-Core MediaTek MT6737 CPU with 2GB/3GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB built-in storage, up to 64GB with a memory card
  • 13MP rear camera and 13MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 000mAh non removable Li-Po battery

Design and Display

The Blu R2 LTE as a standard budget smartphone appearance with nice aesthetics. It come with a well polished metallic rear panel alongside a well curved glass screen at the front. Also, below the display, you have the conventional three capacitive touch buttons and the normal arrangement of sensor, camera, speaker and flash above.

As a budget smartphone, viewing might not be as appealing as it is with premium smartphones having higher resolution and probably bigger display, but it gets the work done. That being said, the smartphone ships with a 5.2-inch 1280 X 720 pixels display with a pixel density of 282 ppi.

Battery and Camera

As opposed to the low battery capacity featured in budget smartphones, the Blu R2 LTE comes with a not so large Li-Po battery. This is capable of holding up to 3, 000mAh of power. Although not a large battery, it should get you through a day without difficulty.

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For taking pictures, the smartphone ships with a 13MP rear camera aided with a double LED flash. Also, on the selfie side, you also have a 13MP camera alongside a flash too.

Hardware and Software

Taking care of things on the inside is a Quad-Core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor with a frequency of 1.3GHz. This also includes a Mali-T720 GPU with 2 cores for graphics munching.

Next on the spec list is a 2GB/3GB internal memory, this two variants have a 16GB/32GB built-in storage both expandable to 64GB. Your also get to experience Android 7.0 Nougat from get go.

Pricing and Availability

Both of the variants are available for sale in various online stores and smartphone outlets. The 3GB variant goes for around 53, 000 naira while the 2GB variant costs about 40, 000 naira depending on your location and the deal in question.

Blu R2 LTE Specs

Here are a few specs of the Blu R2 LTE:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Processor: Quad-Core MediaTek MT6737
  • GPU: ARM Mali-T720 MP2
  • Memory: 2GB/3GB
  • Colours: Gold, Silver, Rose-Gold, Black
  • Dimension: 74.3 x 150.3 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 156g
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Dual sim


  • Display: 5.0–inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: 13MP camera, 720p Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 13MP camera, 720p Video@30fps


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB/32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 64GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE : 700 / 800 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz LTE : 1700 / 2100 MHz
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Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 5.76/21Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes LTE Cat 4 50/150Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: –
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: –
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: –
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 000mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: –

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