As a preamble to this test
How will you use your Smartphone?For heavy or occasional use, the models to be chosen will not be the same.The G80 64 GB detailed in this article uses an Android operating system, with all that that implies.
If this first characteristic is not blocking for you, let’s go to the tests to find out if it is adapted to your uses.
Unfortunately, our analysis showed that this product was below what you would expect from a smartphone.This model is very far from the top of the range, and may eventually meet the need for a first phone for a child.Only its well-placed price is interesting; it can be a temporary choice.
|Avoid choosing this phone for|
|Playing video games|
|Taking pictures or filming|
What does mobility look like?
The intended use of your future phone is of utmost importance.Mobility for surfing the internet, even on holiday.
In terms of size, this G80 64 GB is about average.With a size of 6.5 inches, it is easy to carry on your travels.
It is well suited for reading on the screen.This product is finally very accomplished and seems solid a priori.
The device is equipped with Wifi.This means that the connection will be easier during your internet browsing.There’s GPS on this phone.No more need for a map to get around a city or a country.Unless you’re at the bottom of a cave, you’ll be able to know where you are at any given moment.
Several Sims can be activated on this smartphone.This means that it is possible to have several active subscriptions in the device.This model allows you to manage several operators.An interesting option abroad.
It is important to note that this model does not include reinforced glass.No protection against scratches or shocks that can occur during the lifetime of all smartphones.A possible solution at a lower cost is the addition of a transparent tempered glass film, without altering the screen’s tactile reactivity.
As far as autonomy is concerned, with its 4000 mAh, it is comparable to other competing models.Perfect for a day between calls and games.
On the question of loading, Blu has done in the economy, that is to say without the fast charge.Too bad, it’s a very interesting feature today.
The right choice for watching movies?
More and more of us watch our phones at the expense of our TVs every day.A handy device for watching videos.It even replaces the radio, or to listen to music.Access to the network allows you to watch a video stream whenever you feel like it.But not all phones are suitable for this purpose.
Unsurprisingly, this model is not really made for multimedia.He’s at the bottom of our ranking.It’s hard to watch a video.A resolution which is moreover in 720 x 1600.He’ll be more comfortable listening to music.
This includes an IPS LCD screen.That is to say that it offers very good colours and very wide viewing angles.
For the audio part, Blu wanted to do well.This model has a 3.5mm jack input, and allows your phone to play good quality music.
With its OS version installed, the phone supports wireless Hi-Fi audio via Bluetooth.The transmission is fluid and the sound is clear.
And, on the nice but missing functionality side, we have the stereo speakers; the mono sound is shallower.
The Blu phone, for video games?
For games, you need performance.Games, but also applications require batteries.On 3D games, the right processor and quality graphics chip ensure smooth rendering.In short, technology and the latest generation of components provide better playability.
Our tests put this G80 64 GB at the bottom of the list in terms of power.The components are starting to date (Mediatek MT6763 Helio P23 (16 nm) processor), and the quality is less good.Which makes it look just passable.
The memory available on this model is average compared to competitors.That’s 64 GB available.But some of you will need more; that’s why Blu has left a free slot for a memory card.
The autonomy is correct for normal use.This model is in the middle of the category.With a power of 4000 mAH, it will be enough to charge the day before to be able to hold the day.
Performance and good display were expected for the possible applications of this model.A below-average configuration with a reduced screen size of 6.5 inches.This is an entry-level model: 270* pixels per inch.You’ll have to force it to read the documents clearly.
Finally, it should be noted that NFC (contactless payment) is not possible with this smartphone.
Efficiency for audio and video
Having become an essential use of smartphones, the photo function has made great strides since the first generations.The millions of pixels of the sensors make it possible to make high quality photos.However, this is not the only criterion to be taken into account.Editing and sharing options should also be analyzed.Blu has long been designing smartphones with top quality photo sensors.
The features of the camera lens are perfectly connected to the Android system part.This phone offers 3 lenses as standard.
The screen resolution of this G80 64 GB is among the lowest on the market.An image resolution of 13 Mp which will give a mediocre result.The components of the device allow quality selfies.This will allow you to retouch your photos.This G80 64 GB is really easy to access for the retouching part of the images.
This device is provided with 64 GB of storage space.Enough room to save your videos and photos.And with this amount available, you’ll have time to sort out what you don’t want to keep and what you need to transfer to your computer or to the cloud.
The G80 64 GB – in a nutshell
The design of this G80 64 GB corresponds to an entry-level product.With lesser performance, it does not reach the level of the best.Only its well-placed price is interesting; it can be a temporary choice.