Today’s Deal – BLU R1 Plus for $159.99 on Amazon

Today’s Deal is on one of the new phones in budget friendly phone OEMs, BLU.  The new BLU R1 Plus is the latest addition to the R1 lineup and is available from Amazon for $159.99.  The R1 Plus has a 5.5″ Full HD display and runs on the quad-cord MediaTek 6737 processor running at 1.3GHz.  This is coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.  That storage can be expanded an additional 64GB thanks to the MicroSD slot.  The R1 Plus is a dual SIM phone too for those that need to do a bit of international travel with it.  Powering all of this is an impressive 4000mAh battery which should keep you going all day.

Camera wise, the main camera is a 13MP shooter while the front facing 8MP selfie camera also has a front facing LED flash.

The phone is sold unlocked and works on GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile.  For those on Verizon or Sprint, the phone does not support CDMA so this phone won’t work for you.

The BLU R1 Plus runs Android Marshmallow and there is no indication of when or if this phone will get updated to Nougat.  BLU isn’t known for being up-to-speed on their updates so bare that in

BLU R1 Plus
BLU R1 Plus

mind as you purchase.  If, however, you are looking for a solid performing budget friend phone, this one is a hard one to pass up.

To get more details or to order yours, head over to the BLU store on Amazon.  If you are an Amazon Prime customer, shipping is free for you.