Vivo is a well-known smartphone manufacturer from China and it is also a name of smartphone series launched by the U.S. based company, BLU Products. BLU has introduced a new a selfie-centric smartphone called Vivo 8L that carries a huge battery and affordable pricing.
BLU Vivo 8L Specifications and Features
The Vivo 8L is a lower and selfie-focused variant of the Vivo 8 smartphone that was launched by the company in August this year. The Vivo 8L has a 5.3-inch display that carries support for HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Its display is smaller compared to the 5.5-inch FHD display available on the Vivo 8. The screens of both smartphones are protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
The MediaTek MT6753 chipset powers the Vivo 8L along with 3 GB of RAM. It includes an internal storage of 32 GB and comes with a microSD card storage slot. The Vivo 8 includes MediaTek MT6755 SoC (Helio P10), 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage and microSD card slot. Vivo 8 has a 4,010mAh battery and the newer Vivo 8L has a slightly smaller battery of 4,000mAh capacity that promises 32 hours of talk time. The Vivo 8L carries support for reverse charging which means its massive battery can be used for charging other devices.
The rear side of the Vivo 8L sports a 13-megapixel Sony IMX258 sensor with f/2.0 aperture. It is equipped with features like PDAF and laser autofocus.
Its frontside is enabled with a 20-megapixel Super-Selfie camera that is accompanied by a selfie flash. The selfie snapper of the Vivo 8L can receive 4x amount of light for amazing portrait shots and there are 7 beautification presets for selfie videos. The Vivo 8 has the same 13-megapixel rear camera and it features a 16-megapixel selfie flash enabled camera.
The Vivo 8L is preinstalled with Android 7.0 Nougat. A fingerprint scanner can be found on the backside of the Vivo 8L. The phone is equipped with MaxxAudio for theatre-like sound experience and it carries support for USB OTG. As far as dimensions are concerned, the Vivo 8L measures 150.5 xx 74.4 x 8.0mm and its weight is 161 grams.
BLU Vivo 8L Pricing
The mid-range smartphone is available with a pricing of $149 on Amazon. However, the original price tag of the phone is $199. It is an unlocked GSM phone that will work on networks like AT&T, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, Cricket and StraightTalk.