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Amazon is selling an unlocked 5.5-inch octa-core phablet for just $100

Published Feb 3rd, 2016 8:20AM EST
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Right now there is someone in your life in search of a new smartphone and he or she is looking to you for guidance. You’re the savvy one in your family, and you’ve always got the latest and greatest gadgets. At the same time, you know that this person’s priorities are different from yours.

Instead of recommending that he or she pay a premium for some high-end phone that will only be used for voice calling and the occasional game of Candy Crush, consider this: Amazon is selling the BLU Life 8 XL Smartphone right now unlocked for just $100 shipped.

Here are some key details about the phone:

  • 5.5″ HD Display (720×1280): 8MP Main Camera + 2MP Front Camera
  • 8GB Internal Memory 1GB RAM Micro SD up to 64GB
  • MediaTek Octa-Core 1.4 GHz processor, Android 4.4 Kit Kat OS Upgradeable to 5.0 Lollipop
  • GSM Quad Band 4G HSPA+ (850/1700/1900): US Compatibility Nationwide on all GSM Networks including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Tracfone, Straight Talk, Pure Talk USA and others

$100. No contract. Trust us… you’ll be a hero.

BLU Life 8 XL Smartphone: $99.99 with free Prime shipping

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Maren Estrada Deals Editor

Maren Estrada has been the Editor of BGR Deals since it launched in 2013. She has more than 20 years of experience testing more than 1,500 products, and reviewing a wide range of consumer electronics including mobile devices, smart home products, computers, and home appliances.

Previously, she was a leading consultant specializing in copywriting, product development, and new product launches.

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