40points

Blu Life 8 XL

95points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

54points

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

83points

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Blu Life 8 XL
Comparison winner
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
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145 facts in comparison

Blu Life 8 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
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points
95
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54
points
83
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Why is Blu Life 8 XL better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) & Samsung Galaxy S4 Active & Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)?

  • Weight
    149gvs195,151,157g
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than Blu Life 8 XL & Samsung Galaxy S4 Active & Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)?

  • Semiconductor size
    10nmvs28,28,14nm
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Supports fast charging
  • Has a stylus
  • Has an iris scanner
  • Uses 3D facial recognition
  • Has a front-facing LED flash

Why is Samsung Galaxy S4 Active better than Blu Life 8 XL & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) & Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Width
    71.3mmvs74.8,74.8,72.6mm
  • Height
    139.7mmvs155,162.5,150.9mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) better than Blu Life 8 XL & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) & Samsung Galaxy S4 Active?

  • Battery power
    3600mAhvs2920,3300,2600mAh
  • CPU speed
    8 x 2.6GHzvs8 x 1.4,4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9,4 x 1.9GHz
  • Pixel density
    534ppivs267,521,441ppi
  • Volume
    84.36cm³vs89.27380000000001,104.533,90.64155099999999cm³
  • more flash LEDs
    2vs1,1,1

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

7.7mm

8.6mm

9.1mm

7.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

149g

195g

151g

157g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

74.8mm

74.8mm

71.3mm

72.6mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

155mm

162.5mm

139.7mm

150.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

1440 x 2960px

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

267ppi

521ppi

441ppi

534ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

5.5"

6.3"

5"

5.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.Has an AMOLED display
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.CPU threads

8 (MediaTek MT6592M)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB)

8 (Samsung Exynos 8890)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

5.Has AES
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

12MP & 12MP

8MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

2MP

8MP

2MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.Has laser autofocus
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Honor Magic 2

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

1

2

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

2920mAh

3300mAh

2600mAh

3600mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a removable battery
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.Supports fast charging
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

5.has a battery level indicator
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
5.Is free and open source
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.has a 24p cinema mode
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.Is a system camera
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

4.has or is a prime lens
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.

For example

Samsung Ativ SE

5.has a dedicated Facebook key
Blu Life 8 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

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