BLU Products Announces The R1 HD

BLU Products, one of the fastest growing mobile phone manufacturers in the world announced the BLU R1 HD as the newest addition to the BLU Smartphone lineup delivering stunning design and premium build quality for an affordable price. The BLU R1 HD was created in an effort to provide the best value of any smartphone available in the market today.

The BLU R1 HD is the only unlocked smartphone under $100 featuring an array of high end features and performance which includes a vivid HD display using the latest on-cell touch panel technology with a brightness rating of 420 nits, and a wide angle 5MP selfie camera with LED flash, taking into consideration the latest in consumer demand for social media sharing, such as camera quality and low light performance in addition to built-in selfie enhancement camera software.

The BLU R1 HD also incorporates premium build quality and materials with beautiful curved Corning Gorilla Glass and Aluminum Metal resulting in a stunning luxurious look and feel.

“The BLU R1 HD is the perfect choice for customers who want a high quality experience in a brand new, unlocked smartphone without sacrificing style and performance,” said Samuel Ohev-Zion, CEO of BLU Products, Inc.

The BLU R1 also features a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, fast 4G LTE speed, and an 8MP autofocus main camera, the BLU R1 HD is available in memory variants of either 8GB internal storage + 1GB RAM or 16GB + 2GB RAM, with microSD card support for up to 64 GB of additional storage.

Customers who wish to purchase the BLU R1 HD can visit the following link:

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Full Specifications:


  • Network: (GSM/GPRS/EDGE) 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, (4G HSPA+ 42Mbps) 850/1700/1900/2100 MHz, (4G LTE Up to 150Mbps) 2/4/7/17, 12 will be added via Over-the-Air Update (OTA)
  • Display: 5.0-inch HD 720 x 1280, 293 ppi, 420-nit
  • Processor: Mediatek 6735, 1.3 GHz Quad-Core with Mali-T720 graphics GPU
  • OS: Android Marshmallow 6.0, upgradable to Android N
  • Camera:
    Rear – 8.0 megapixel, with LED Flash, (1.12mm pixel size, 1/4 inch sensor, 2.0mm aperture)
    HD 1080p@30fps video recording
    Front – 5.0 megapixel, with LED Flash, 84° Wide Angle
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, Hotspot, FM Radio, VoLTE support will be added via Over-the-Air Update (OTA)
  • Memory: 1GB/2GB RAM, 8GB/16GB Internal Memory
  • Dimensions: 143 x 70.7 x 8.5 mm
  • Battery: Li-Polymer 2500 mAh
  • Available Colors: Midnight Black