BLU Vivo XI Plus has been introduced as the latest flagship from BLU. The Vivo XI Plus comes with the iPhone X-like notch and dual rear camera.
It’s also powered by the Helio P60 chip from MediaTek. The front is a 6.2-inch FHD+ notched display. BLU also revealed the new smartphone with receive Android 9.0 Pie accept.
BLU Vivo XI Plus Specs and Features
・6.2-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2246 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio P60
・64GB built-in storage
・13MP + 5MP rear camera and 16MP front camera
・3050mAh non-removable Battery
Design And Display
The smartphone sports a combination of plastic and aluminium. At the top left corner, it sports a dual rear camera in a horizontal position while the LED flash comes underneath.
The fingerprint scanner sits comfortably at the rear in its usual position for quick access to the device. Turning to the sides, it measures 7.8 mm in thickness and weighs 199g.
The Vivo XI Plus takes inspiration from the iPhone X when it comes to the display. BLU also made sure the bottom chin was super minimal and tiny as well. It has a tall 6.2-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels and 402 pixels per inch density for sharp visuals. The screen also stretches up to 83.03% screen-to-body ratio.
Hardware and Software
The Helio P60 chip takes control here, the chip comes with its newer 12nm process technology. There’s an octa-core processor clocking at 2.0GHz as well. While the ARM Mali-G72 MP3 graphics card handles graphics.
There are two variants when it comes to RAM and storage space. There’s a standard version with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage space. While the cheaper variant has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and will receive Android 9.0 Pie.
Camera And Connectivity
In the photography segment, the phone is equipped with dual 13MP + 5MP rear camera. The 13MP is the main camera with f/2.0 aperture and Phase Detection, while the 5MP is for background blur. The selfie camera is a 16MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture as well.
The Vivo XI Plus supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type C, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
Battery And Availability
The BLU Vivo XI Plus is powered by a non-removable 3050mAh battery with fast charging technology. BLU Vivo XI Plus will be available on shopping stores, starting from $349 to $399, that’s about (N120,000 – N140,000).
Full Specification Of BLU Vivo XI Plus
・Announced: August 2018
・Status: Available. September 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE 700 MHz Class 13
・LTE 700 MHz Class 17, LTE 850 MHz, LTE 900 MHz, LTE 1700/2100 MHz, LTE 1800 MHz, LTE 1900 MHz, LTE 2100 MHz, LTE 2600 MHz, LTE 700 MHz (B12), LTE 700 MHz (B28), LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)
・Material Type: Aluminium alloy + Plastic
・Dimensions: 75.5 x 155 x 7.8 mm
・Colour: Black, Silver
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 2246 pixels
・Pixel Density: 402ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 83.03%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo upgradeable to Android 9.0 Pie
・Processor: Octa-core 2.0GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771)
・Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-G72 MP3
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB/128GB
・Back Camera: 16MP + 5MP
・Front Camera: 16MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Face Unlock: No
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope, iris sensor
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes