The brand new Win HD LTE from BLU landed recently on our doorsteps (along with its younger sibling) itching for us to use and abuse it. In this post, we are going to take a quick look at the device and see what it’s all about.
Having used the Win HD from BLU (the original device without the LTE support), I was expecting something similar with the LTE model. In essence, I was expecting a cheap build and large 5-inch display that looks decent and works with just a few hitches. After all, the Win HD was targeted as a budget to mid-range 5-inch Windows Phone device with an affordable price tag.
When I unboxed the metal dark grey-colored Win HD LTE, I was disappointed. And that’s a good thing because I was expecting another plastic, cheap phone from BLU. Not this time. My initial first reaction was, “wow, this phone looks absolutely beautiful.” The Win HD LTE looks stylish with its metal finish, having a screen resolution that is vibrant, extremely responsive, and amazing, with a top-notch build quality. BLU really outdid themselves with this Windows Phone device. I seriously felt like I had an expensive smartphone in my hands.
The Win HD LTE features a Snapdragon 410 chip that offers 1.2GHz of Quad-Core processing power and a 64-bit architecture. The device also features a gorgeous 5-inch 720×1280 IPS display, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, 8GB of storage, and 1GB of RAM. The device features a 2.5mm bezel that accentuates the vivid 5-inch HD display
The Win HD LTE is expected to go head-to-head with the Microsoft Lumia 640, both devices featuring a similar set of specs. We’ll have our full review of the device in the near future once we put this device to the test. Stay tuned! In the mean time, enjoy the collection of photos below. Take note, the yellow device is the original BLU Win HD, while the grey device is the brand new Win HD LTE.
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