BLU G71

BLU G71 Review, Pros and Cons – If you are giving up on buying the BLU phone, tell us why you shouldn’t. Since the BLU is a less popular phone, we are likely to back off. The BLU G71 smartphone was launched in February 2021 especially for users in the United States.

They have great features that can get your attention. Coming from a company based in the United States, the BLU G71 falls into the category of low-budget phones. Global availability is not yet clear, but we can expect to launch on the international market. Let’s take a look at the full review of the Blu G71 smartphone.

BLU G71 Review

Highlights

  1. The Blu G71 smartphone comes with an impressive 6.5 inches screen with a wonderful back.
  2. You will get Android 10 as the operating system without a custom UI.
  3. You can only get a 1.8 GHz Octa-Core processor that can cause some delays in multi-tasking.
  4. The 13 MP selfie camera outperforms and the triple-cameras at the rear are also good.
  5. The Li-Po 5000 mAh battery comes with a 10 w charger.

Design and Display

The Blu G71 smartphone comes with an attractive back cover with a glossy plastic back. There are 4 colors available on the market, you can choose between red, green, blue or black. There is an impressive IPS LCD 6.5 inches screen that adds great value to your viewing experience.

The 720p resolution display shows decent colors and contrast as you see on the phone. Its interface is incredible, with easy to use configuration. On the other hand, this elegant 8.9 mm phone has very curved edges on the corners. There are volume and lock buttons on the right side of the phone but you will get a fingerprint scanner on the back. It looks like an easy-to-handle phone with a slim appearance.

At the rear, you will have a triple-camera plate with an LED flash, while at the front you will have a notch-less screen with a selfie camera on the left side. According to the price point, the G71 looks like a decent smartphone.

Memory and Internal

When it comes to internal specification, the BLU G71 smartphone loses its charm. You will be discouraged by the single octa-core 1.8 GHz processor, which is much slower than the latest generation phones. It all depends on performance, and if it doesn’t provide much faster performance, you will definitely feel demotivated. The Android 10 is an older operating system, but it has not yet been abolished, but you will not get any custom UI support here.

On the other hand, the 3 GB of RAM comes with a single 64 GB storage variant is quite satisfactory in this budget. There is also a dedicated MicroSD slot if you want to increase storage space. The Blue G71 does not come with any internal chipset or graphics support, so this phone is not made for gaming or multitasking.

Camera

The camera section is very good at this budget. The G71 smartphone has a triple camera at the rear. The main camera of 13 MP has autofocus mode. Unfortunately, there is no macro camera, although the 5 MP ultrawide camera can be used for landscape purposes and a 2 MP depth camera to capture a great depth of field in your photo.

In terms of image quality, it’s fine, except that you’ll still get the noisy gradient in your image. The video recording setting allows you to capture 1080p videos. On the other hand, the attractive feature is its front camera that has a 13 MP sensor. It perfectly captures 720p videos but you will not get stable videos. The quality of the selfie camera does not disappoint you. The front camera surpasses the latest smartphones with this budget.

Battery and Others

With regard to the battery, this is the real charm that makes you think about buying the Blu G71 smartphone. Since the phone is powered by a Li-Po 5000 mAh battery, you will definitely feel superior to other phones. The G71 offers good battery life when it comes to long battery life, watching videos, using social media apps, and internet surfing. There is a 10W charger that is a normal one which will take 2 to 3 hours to charge the battery.

Now, it is time to unfold the price tag of the Blu G71 phone. It is available on the US market for $ 110 (Rs 7999) approx, which offers great flexibility. In terms of specifications, it is a satisfactory price.

BLU G71 pros and cons

BLU G71 Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of the BLU G71 smartphone.

SpecificationsBLU G71
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedFebruary 2021
SIMDual SIM
Dimensions6.50 x 3.02 x 0.35 inches
Weight194 g
Size6.5 inches
DisplayIPS LCD
20:9 ratio
~270 ppi density
ProtectionNo
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels
OSAndroid 10
Chipsetn/a
CPUOcta-core
1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUn/a
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)
RAM3GB
Internal64GB
Camera13 MP (wide), AF
5 MP (ultrawide)
2 MP (depth)
LED flash
Max – [email protected]
Selfie13 MP
Max – [email protected]
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.0, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFCNo
Infrared portNo
RadioYes
USBUSB Type-C 2.0
Sensorsrear-mounted fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh
Charging 10W
ColorsBlack, Blue, Green, Red
Expected Price$ 110 (Rs 7999) approx.
Disclaimer: We can not guarantee that the data available on this page is 100% correct.

BLU G71 Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the BLU G71 smartphone.

Pros

  1. 6.5 inches tall screen.
  2. Support for dedicated micro SD card.
  3. Triple-camera that captures decent photos in daylight.
  4. Rear-mounted fingerprint reader.
  5. Huge battery with 10W charger.

Cons

  1. Screen with a maximum resolution of 720p.
  2. Android 10 OS instead of Android 11.
  3. Without any custom UI.
  4. The chipset and the graphics are missing.
  5. It is not for games or multitasking.
  6. Heating or lag may appear due to heavy use.
  7. Only a single storage option available.

Conclusion

The BLU G71 smartphone does not offer many facilities with this phone which is suitable according to the price. Its design, battery, or camera may attract you to this budget, but the processor does not offer much stronger features. This phone is not for extreme performance or heavy gaming.

The G71 smartphone is good for users looking for a low-budget phone for general use. If BLU phones are not available in your region, you can take a look at the Nokia G10 smartphone, which is the best alternative to the Blu G71.

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Sumit Pandit
Sumit Pandit is a senior news reporter for Oispice. He is an expert on smartphones, apps, gadgets, and the tech industry. He writes for different tech news and has an excellent ability to make complex matters easy to understand. Sumit can be reached on Twitter @sumitkrpandit or Email at [email protected]