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BLU Studio Energy 2 and Energy X smartphones pack massive batteries

by Todd Haselton | October 15, 2015

BLU on Thursday announced two new smartphones with a big focus on massive batteries. The two phones, dubbed the BLU Studio Energy 2 and Energy X, pack 5,000mAh and 4,000mAh batteries, respectively. That’s like a phone with its own battery pack attached to it.

You won’t find crazy high-end specs here, but that hasn’t been BLU’s smartphone strategy, which instead puts importance on price. The Studio Energy 2 (pictured above) has a 5-inch 720p display, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB of storage with microSD card slot, an 8MP camera, a 5MP front-facing camera and a MediaTek 6735 processor.

The Energy X (pictured below) packs the same display and processor but ships with 8GB of onboard storage (with a microSD card slot), 1GB of RAM and a 2MP front-facing camera. Both phones run Lollipop.

The Studio Energy 2 supports T-Mobile and AT&T LTE networks, in addition to prepaid networks such as MetroPCS, Straight Talk, Simple Mobile and Cricket, the company said. The Energy X supports all GSM networks in the U.S. with up to HSPA+ speeds.

The Studio Energy 2 is priced at $179 while the Energy X is priced at $109. Both are available on Amazon now.

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Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...


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