Blu R1 HD vs Blu R1 Plus comparison
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 Screen5 inch IPS display5.5" capacitive touchscreen display
Resolution1280 x 720 pixels1280 x 720 pixels
Processor1.3 GHz Quad Core SoC1.3 GHz Quad Core SoC
ChipsetMediatek MT6735Mediatek MT6737
Dual SIMYesYes
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera8 mega pixel, f/2.0 aperture, LED flash13 mega pixel rear side, LED Flash
Front Camera5 MP front facing cam5 MP front facing cam
Battery2500 mAh Li-ion4000 mAh Li-ion
Internal Memory8 GB & 16 GB16 GB/32 GB
Micro SD card SupportYes, Up to 64 GBYes, Up to 64 GB
Dimensions143.5 x 72 x 8.7 mm, 142 grams150 x 76 x 8.7 mm, 164 grams
PriceUS $109US $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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  1. Will the multitouch issue buyers of the new BLU R1 plus are experiencing be addressed by BLU?

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