BLU - R1 Plus 4G LTE with 16GB Memory Cell Phone (Unlocked) - Black

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Keep in touch anywhere with this unlocked Blu R1 Plus smartphone. Its 2GB of RAM and quad-core processor lets you multitask, and the 16GB storage capacity provides plenty of space for photos and music. This Blu R1 Plus smartphone has a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for capturing high-quality photos.

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What's Included

  • BLU R1 Plus
  • Power adapter

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars.
91% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (164 out of 181)


Quad-core 1.3GHz processor with 2GB of RAM

Delivers outstanding overall performance for opening and running applications, flipping through menus, running home screens and more.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS

Smart battery usage and simple fingerprint recognition — all in a familiar layout. Google Now on Tap takes what's already on your screen and provides intuitive shortcuts to relevant info.

Compatible with GSM carriers, including AT&T and T-Mobile

Also compatible with GSM SIM Kits, including Cricket Wireless, Tracfone, Net10, H2O, GoPhone and Simple Mobile.

4G LTE speed

Provides fast Web connection for downloading apps, streaming content and staying connected with social media.

5.5" touch screen

Extra-large screen is matched with a slim body to comfortably fit in your hand. Offers 16:9 cinema-like screen ratio that's perfect for viewing of videos, photos and games.

13.0MP camera

Capture images while you're out and about.

16GB internal memory plus microSD slot

Provides plenty of storage space for your contacts, music, photos, apps and more. Expand storage up to 64GB by adding a microSD card (sold separately).

Use your smartphone as a mobile hotspot

Share your 4G data connection with other compatible wireless devices.*

Dual SIM Card Design

Two SIM card slots allow you to combine two numbers and networks on the same phone. Great for traveling abroad, separating personal and business contacts, or switching to a stronger network based on your location.

Access to Google Play

Browse and download apps, magazines, books, movies, and television programs directly to your phone.

SIM card not included.

* Phone will not work with Sprint, Verizon, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile or any other CDMA network.

* Depends on device memory and network availability. Additional carrier charges may apply.

What Experts are Saying

Rating, 3.3 out of 5 with 4 reviews

Overall Customer Rating

91%of customers recommend this product.



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Rating, 3.3 out of 5 with 4 reviews
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  • TechRadar (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Matt Swider on June 21, 2017
    Blu R1 Plus review
    The most affordable Android phone we've ever testedFull Review
  • PCMagRating, 2.5 out of 5Ajay Kumar on May 23, 2017
    Blu R1 Plus
    The Blu R1 Plus is an affordable unlocked phone with a sturdy build and a bright HD display, but performance issues and merely average battery life put it behind competitors.Full Review
  • Tom's GuideRating, 3.5 out of 5Althea Chang on May 3, 2017
    Blu R1 Plus Review: Here's How Much Phone $159 Buys
    If you want a no-frills smartphone at an affordable price, the $159.99 Blu R1 Plus deserves consideration, thanks to its better-than-average battery life and decent rear camera. You will have to use the phone on a GSM-based carrier, however, andFull Review
  • Phone ScoopEric M. Zeman on May 2, 2017
    Review: Blu R1 Plus
    Blu is back with another Android handset for U.S. consumers who prefer the unlocked life. The Blu R1 Plus packs a big screen and an even bigger battery. You can opt to use the phone on AT&T or T-Mobile, with support for up to two phone numbersFull Review
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