BLU has announced the R1 HD, its latest Android-powered phone that starts at just $100 unlocked. This phone will also be part of Amazon's latest offer where you can score it even cheaper if you don't mind it coming with ads.


The company has been making affordable unlocked Android phones for some time already, but what exactly does just $100 get you? Well, let's take a look at the specs of the R1 HD.

Category Spec
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
Memory 1GB/2GB RAM
Storage 8GB/16GB Internal Memory
Rear Camera 8.0 megapixel, with LED Flash, (1.12mm pixel size, 1/4 inch sensor, 2.0mm aperture)
HD 1080p@30fps video recording
Front Camera 5.0 megapixel, with LED Flash, 84 degree 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)
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)
Dimensions 143 x 70.7 x 8.5 mm
Battery Li-Polymer 2500 mAh
Available Colors Midnight Black

If you are looking for a backup phone or a first phone for the kids, this may be the perfect solution for you. You can pick it up from Amazon right now for just $100, or $50 if you don't mind ads being forced in your face every so often.

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