Blu Vivo 8L Specs and Price

Blu Vivo 8L
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This is a downgrade of the previously released Blu Vivo 8 smartphone except for the selfie camera. Although the former still costs more than the latter. The budget smartphone compared to the preceding smartphones has its fingerprint sensor on the rear side unlike the other in the from side. So how does the Blu Vivo 8L do well against its competitors? Let’s find out.

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Blu Vivo 8L Key Specs and Features

  • 5.3-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels
  • Android 7.0
  • Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 CPU with 3GB RAM
  • 13MP rear camera and 20MP front camera
  • 32GB built-in storage up to 64GB with a memory card
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 4,000 mAh non removable Li-Po battery

Blu Vivo 8L

Design and Display

The Blu Vivo 8L is one of the most good looking smartphone from Blu so far. Aside that, it has a much more reduced bezels  compared to its low budget peers. Unlike the Blu Vivo 8 the front fingerprint sensor has been relocated to the back but retains the curved glass screen at the front.

Also, the screen size has been reduced likewise the screen resolution. In addition, the display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Blu Vivo 8L features a 5.3-inch 1280 X 720 pixels display with a pixel density of 277 ppi.

Battery and Camera

For power, the Blu Vivo 8L depends on a fairly large Li-Po battery. Although not the largest around, the smartphone is enough to comfortably last a day on full charge. That being said, the smartphone comes with a 4, 000mAh battery capacity.

This is where things get quite interesting, so instead of the downgrade you have in other parts of the smartphone in comparison to its predecessor. The smartphone comes with a 13MP rear camera and a bump from a 16MP front camera in the Blu Vivo 8 to 20MP front camera in the Blu Vivo 8L.

Hardware and Software

Blu Vivo 8L features a capable Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 SoC clocking at 1.5GHz max and a Mali-T720 GPU for handling graphics related issues. Despite being a downgrade from SoC featured in its predecessor this is very much capable of delivering a smooth performance.

Additionally, the smartphone has a 3GB internal memory for multitasking of apps. Aside that, you also have 32GB of storage space from Blu expandable to 64GB using a memory card. Also, the Blu Vivo 8L runs Android 7.0 Nougat straight from the box.

Blu Vivo 8L Price and Availability

The Blu Vivo 8L is available for sale and sells for about 65, 000 Naira in various online stores and a number of smartphone retail outlets.

Blu Vivo 8L Specs

Here are a few specs of the Blu Vivo 8L:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Processor: Octa-core MediaTek MT6753
  • GPU: ARM Mali-T720
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours:
  • Dimension: 150.5 x 74.4 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 161g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.3-inch IOS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1380 X 720 pixels (277 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: 13MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 20MP camera, 720p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 64GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE : 1800 / 1900 / 1700 / 2100 / 2600 MHz LTE : 700 MHz (Class 17) (Band 28)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 5.76/21Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat 4 50/150Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope:
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes,(front)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 4, 000 mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Blu Vivo 8L Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: July 11th, 2018
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