JayDubya, 10 Sep 2016Does this phone not have a built in compass sensor?No compass
I buy BLU R1 HD mobile handset from USA but when i use it in India i put reliance jio 4g sim card in it but it not working there shows no singles . i will it woks on jio 4g .3g works 4g not showing any singles help me to get singles bars on it
My friend gave me blu r1 hd from u.s. i use it here in philippines my problem is according to specs its lte 4g capable but i already tried all network simcard but the signal is only 3g..but when i insert the sim in other phone it have 4g signal does anyone knows how can i fix this to have a 4g signal?
jluisp68, 02 Oct 2016any one now it this model have HOTSPOT ?Yes. Go to settings. Under data usage, click on more ... and there you have it.
Anonymous, 19 Sep 2016NoPhone doesn't work good can't receive text messages.
Maria, 30 Jul 2016Hello, I have cricket. Sorry lost my glasses typos. I was amazed. I walked into cricket and wa... moreHi maria ! ....LOL. Your post did help yes as i bought one also yesterday but i haven't started using it as yet, Greetz kevin
Anonymous, 05 Oct 2016Great phone for the price, especially the Prime subsidized price. This actually does have FM ... moreWauw nice improvement as most cheaper blus are stuck with their original roms. Where can the rom you mention be found ?
Kunal, 03 Oct 2016What is the SAR value for Blu HD r1I could find any info on that any where online either.
Great phone for the price, especially the Prime subsidized price. This actually does have FM radio which can be activated by flashing a ROM ported to it that has an FM app built in.
I got this phone because the screen cracked on my iPhone 6 Plus and I wanted to try a cheap Android phone while I waited for the repairs to be finished.
I was totally blown away by how awesome this phone is. I put in a 64 GB SD card that I had on hand. The phone is fast, gets respectable battery life, and is all in all about 95% as nice as the $800 iPhone 6 Plus.
In fact, I am seriously considering switching to Android and paying for a higher end Android phone after using this thing.
The only thing that is the least bit lacking on this phone is a Magnetic Sensor (compass). Navigation works fine, but on my iPhone if you turn the phone the map turns with you, which makes it easy to orient yourself when walking. I really wish they'd added one to this phone.
But, since the phone was so affordable, I hope they add a compass to the next generation of this phone and I'll just buy that one when it comes out.
Thanks to Amazon and Blu for doing such a superb job of engineering and marketing to make this phone so affordable. I'm very much in awe.
Blu has inexpensive phones but their build quality are not reliable, and their warranty policy is bad. If the phone fail for what ever reasons, they will find ways to tell you, it is not cover under warranty. You will pretty much end up with a broken phone and a lighter wallet. Be ready for the phone to break in 3 or 4 months.
Bought from Amazon for $60 with lock-screen ads - really good phone for the money. Build is slick, screen is very vibrant and bright. Camera quality very high, (Full 1080P, at 8MP). Best value for money smartphone out there currently.