This device is Carrier-unlocked and may be used with any GSM carrier that uses a frequency or band that this device supports. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. This device's frequencies can be found in the product Specifications under Cellular Network. Your carrier's available frequencies may be found in the links below.
The unlocked, black Advance 4.0 A270A 4GB Smartphone from BLU features dual SIM card slots, making it possible to utilize each slot for a different phone number. You can program two different phone numbers to this phone to help avoid roaming charges and eliminate the need to purchase a second phone.
The Advance 4.0 is powered by a 1.3 GHz ARM dual-core processor, complete with 512MB of RAM to give you the processing power required for playing games, watching movies, taking photos, and more. Additionally, you can store all of your multimedia content in the included 4GB internal memory. If the included memory isn't sufficient, you can slip a microSD card into the slot to add up to an additional 64GB of memory.
The display of the Advance 4.0 features a 800 x 480 resolution along with a pixel density of 233ppi and support for up to 16 million colors. With the enhanced pixel density and vast array of supported colors, you can view your movies, photos, and more in a whole new way. Additionally, you can capture all of your most important moments with the 5.0MP rear facing camera with the ability to record HD video at up to 30 fps. Accompanying the rear camera is a front facing VGA camera designed to keep you up to date with friends and family through video chat.
This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 3.5G HSPA+ capable. HSPA+ is a cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds much faster than standard 3G; in some cases, HSPA+ comes close to 4G LTE speeds, but is more widely available than LTE because it uses 3G networks. With an HSPA+ connection, this phone should have no problem streaming video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 2G data networks for instances when you can't get an HSPA+ signal. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works within the Specifications.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
The Android operating system features a user-friendly interface, and is designed for intuitive multi-touch navigation. You can customize your home screen with frequently used apps and widgets, as well as create folders and shortcuts to often used items like system settings and bookmarked webpages. With the Android operating system, you will also have access to the Google Play Store, which offers a vast library or apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. And with native mass storage support, you can have your Android device interface with a computer for file management and content sharing.
The Advance 4.0 offers dual SIM card slots, providing users the freedom and convenience to access two different phone numbers simultaneously. Additionally, the dual SIM card slots allow you to have two carrier options, such as having an international number and a national number.
High Resolution Display
The 4.0" display found on the Advance 4.0 features a 800 x 480 resolution complete with a pixel density of 233 ppi and support for up to 16 million colors.
Capture Life's Moments
Capture all of your moments with family and friends, with the integrated 5.0MP camera. The convenient LED flash ensures you will never miss a moment, even in low light conditions. In addition to the rear facing camera, the Advance 4.0 also has a front facing VGA camera, perfect for video calls.