BLU Energy XL Android phablet debuts priced at $299.99 USD

BLU Energy XL Android phablet with MediaTek MT6753 processor and 5000 mAh battery
BLU Energy XL
This 6-inch phablet has a generous 5000 mAh battery that also allows it to act as a power bank.
Codrut Nistor,

BLU Products remains the leader of the US market of unlocked handsets, and the company's latest product comes to strengthen that position. Dubbed BLU Energy XL, this 6-inch phablet has a premium build, mostly mid-range features, but its impressive 5000 mAh battery also allows it to act as a power bank.

BLU Energy XL has the following specs and features:

  • Processor: MediaTek MT6753 SoC with Mali-T720 graphics
  • Memory/Storage: 3 GB RAM; 64 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 32 GB 
  • Display: 6-inch multitouch with 1,920X1,080 pixels and 367 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Cameras: 5 MP front, 13 MP back
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB, GPS
  • Operating system: Android 5.1 Lollipop (Marshmallow to become available by the end of 2016)
  • Weight/Dimensions: 0.46 pounds; 6.33X3.2X0.33 inches
  • Battery/Autonomy: lithium-polymer 5000 mAh; 3 days of mixed use
  • Colors: solid gold, white silver

The handset also has a fingerprint reader and is already in stock at Amazon, where it retails for $299.99 USD, 6 percent down from the $319.99 USD MSRP. Unfortunately, BLU Energy XL only ships within the continental United States due to regulations. 

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Codrut Nistor, 2016-07- 6 (Update: 2016-07- 6)
Codrut Nistor
Codrut Nistor - News Editor
Although I have been writing about new software and hardware for almost a decade, I consider myself to be old school. I always enjoy listening to music on CD or tape instead of digital files and I will not even get into the touchscreen vs physical keys debate. However, I also enjoy new technology, as I now have the chance to take a look at the future every day. I joined the Notebookcheck crew back in 2013 and I have no plans to leave the ship anytime soon.