Blu R1 HD vs Blu R1 Plus Comparison

BLU Products has finally unveiled, BLU R1 Plus, successor to last year launched BLU R1 HD. With Blu R1 HD vs Blu R1 Plus Comparison, both phones face off each other. With this comparison, we also debut with special 'Comparison' section on BluCellPhones site.

Blu R1 HD vs Blu R1 Plus Comparison

The BLU R1 Plus isn't much like its predecessor. Blu R1 HD which is still a popular device, still available as Amazon Prime exclusive at $59.99 and $109.99 without lockscreen ads.

Blu R1 HD vs Blu R1 Plus comparison
Blu R1 HD vs Blu R1 Plus comparison

Blu R1 HD vs Blu R1 Plus

Here is the tabular comparison between the two phones -



BLU R1 Plus

Display Screen 5 inch IPS display 5.5" capacitive touchscreen display
Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels 1280 x 720 pixels
Processor 1.3 GHz Quad Core SoC 1.3 GHz Quad Core SoC
Chipset Mediatek MT6735 Mediatek MT6737
Dual SIM Yes Yes
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera 8 mega pixel, f/2.0 aperture, LED flash 13 mega pixel rear side, LED Flash
Front Camera 5 MP front facing cam 5 MP front facing cam
Battery 2500 mAh Li-ion 4000 mAh Li-ion
Internal Memory 8 GB & 16 GB 16 GB/32 GB
Micro SD card Support Yes, Up to 64 GB Yes, Up to 64 GB
Dimensions 143.5 x 72 x 8.7 mm, 142 grams 150 x 76 x 8.7 mm, 164 grams
Price US $109 US $159
  • The BLU R1 Plus is with bigger 5.5-inch display, while R1 HD has 5-inch display.
  • The successor comes with improved RAM and internal storage capabilities.
  • There is 13 megapixel camera on R1 Plus as compared to 8 megapixel on R1 HD.
  • Huge improvement in terms of battery life.


Ideally, you are paying just $40 more to get upgraded version and it's a nice upgrade. So, which one you have opted to choose?

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This post was last modified on March 15, 2022 5:35 PM

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