Review of GRAND M SIL-38. Thorough explanation of the pros and cons of its functions and specifications/performances

Created date: 02/24/2018, 22:06:59, Updated date: 09/30/2018, 13:06:59

In-depth review of GRAND M SIL-38's features

We've conducted a detailed review of the the GRAND M SIL-38, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

Advantages and disadvantages of GRAND M SIL-38

Advantages of GRAND M SIL-38

  • The display is large, so text and images appear clear on the screen.

Disadvantages of GRAND M SIL-38

  • The screen does not look very good.
  • It has a low-grade CPU, so you will experience severe stuttering when using an app.
  • It has a relatively low-grade rear camera, and it is not suited to taking photos for posting on SNS.
  • It has a relatively low-grade front camera, and it is not suited to taking photos for posting on SNS.

GRAND M SIL-38's features, performance, reviews

GRAND M SIL-38's size

The GRAND M SIL-38 has a width of 28.7 in (73 mm), a length of 57.1 in (145 mm), and a thickness of 3.7 in (9.4 mm).It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big.In addition, the weight of the GRAND M SIL-38 is about 6.0 oz (171 g).You can feel some weight when holding it in one hand. You might feel tired if you operate it for a long time.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the GRAND M SIL-38, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

GRAND M SIL-38's screen

GRAND M SIL-38 has a 5 inch display.It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

In terms of screen quality, GRAND M SIL-38's screen appears pixelated when displaying images and videos. You will notice some overall roughness as well.

GRAND M SIL-38's CPU specs

With the 1.3GHz×4(Quad core) for processing power, the GRAND M SIL-38 has relatively low performance, and for gaming, watching movies and the like it may feel slightly lacking in power. However, for usage such as net browsing, phone calls, Twitter and Instagram you probably won't feel much stress.

The GRAND M SIL-38 has only 512.0MB of RAM, quite a small amount. Cases of insufficient RAM occur regularly so even when using light apps there will be instability in operation and jerkiness.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the GRAND M SIL-38, it is a low-end smartphone and even in everyday use feels jumpy and jerky. There will probably be a lot of cases when you feel that it is lacking in performance.

GRAND M SIL-38's storage size

The data storage capacity of the GRAND M SIL-38 is 8GB, and if its main use is for texting and social media then there is no problem, but if you plan to use it for things like photography, filming, and games, you should go with one that is a step up.

The GRAND M SIL-38 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

GRAND M SIL-38's camera specs

GRAND M SIL-38 has a 5 MP main camera, which is a relatively low figure. You will feel a little dissatisfied if you take photos regularly.

Also, GRAND M SIL-38 has an 3.2 MP front camera, which is a relatively low figure. It is good enough for taking profile photos for Twitter or Facebook, but as the images will appear pixelated, you may be frustrated when you need to take a selfie or print your photographs.

GRAND M SIL-38's battery performance

The battery performance of the GRAND M SIL-38 is 2200mAh, which is a normal capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the GRAND M SIL-38 has a normal amount of battery life. There is nothing to be worried about with everyday use. However, if you are using the internet or playing a game for a long time, you might feel a bit frustrated with the battery life.

GRAND M SIL-38's general rating

The GRAND M SIL-38 is a budget smartphone. As the main smartphone it is somewhat insufficient, and you should consider a slightly higher-end smartphone if possible. It will be enough for people who use only basic functions such as telephone and internet, or people who do not use smartphones.

body size

ImageProduct namebody size

GRAND M SIL-38

55.7-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.1 in (145 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm)

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

55.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm)

BLU Grand M2 LTE

56.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.4 in (72.1 mm) x 57.0 in (144.9 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm)

BLU Grand M2

56.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.4 in (72.1 mm) x 57.0 in (144.9 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm)

BLU Grand XL LTE

48.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):31.0 in (78.8 mm) x 62.0 in (157.6 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm)

BLU Grand Mini

68.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.0 in (66 mm) x 52.0 in (132 mm) x 3.4 in (8.6 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct namebody weight

GRAND M SIL-38

62.0-Weight:6.0 oz (171 g)

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

63.6Weight:5.9 oz (167 g)

BLU Grand M2 LTE

66.4Weight:5.6 oz (160 g)

BLU Grand M2

66.4Weight:5.6 oz (160 g)

BLU Grand XL LTE

57.6Weight:6.4 oz (182 g)

BLU Grand Mini

77.5Weight:4.7 oz (132 g)

screen size

ImageProduct namescreen size

GRAND M SIL-38

74.0-Display size:5 inch

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

74.0Display size:5 inch

BLU Grand M2 LTE

77.2Display size:5.2 inch

BLU Grand M2

77.2Display size:5.2 inch

BLU Grand XL LTE

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

BLU Grand Mini

66.0Display size:4.5 inch

rAM capacity

ImageProduct namerAM capacity

GRAND M SIL-38

5.0-RAM size:512.0MB

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

20.0RAM size:1GB

BLU Grand M2 LTE

20.0RAM size:1GB

BLU Grand M2

20.0RAM size:1GB

BLU Grand XL LTE

50.0RAM size:2GB

BLU Grand Mini

5.0RAM size:512.0MB

storage size

ImageProduct namestorage size

GRAND M SIL-38

24.0-Storage size:8GB

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

24.0Storage size:8GB

BLU Grand M2 LTE

24.0Storage size:8GB

BLU Grand M2

24.0Storage size:8GB

BLU Grand XL LTE

50.0Storage size:16GB

BLU Grand Mini

24.0Storage size:8GB

battery

ImageProduct namebattery

GRAND M SIL-38

53.0-Battery capacity:2200mAh

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

56.0Battery capacity:2400mAh

BLU Grand M2 LTE

59.0Battery capacity:2600mAh

BLU Grand M2

59.0Battery capacity:2600mAh

BLU Grand XL LTE

68.0Battery capacity:3200mAh

BLU Grand Mini

35.0Battery capacity:1500mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct namerear-camera resolution

GRAND M SIL-38

27.5-Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

50.0Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU Grand M2 LTE

27.5Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU Grand M2

27.5Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU Grand XL LTE

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

BLU Grand Mini

27.5Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct namefront-camera resolution

GRAND M SIL-38

29.5-Front-camera resolution:3.2 MP

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU Grand M2 LTE

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU Grand M2

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

BLU Grand XL LTE

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

BLU Grand Mini

15.8Front-camera resolution:2 MP

grip

ImageProduct namegrip

GRAND M SIL-38

58.9-Color:Black/Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.1 in (145 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm), Weight:6.0 oz (171 g)

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

59.5Color:Black/Silver/Gold/Rose Gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm), Weight:5.9 oz (167 g)

BLU Grand M2 LTE

61.5Color:Black,gold,silver,rose gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.4 in (72.1 mm) x 57.0 in (144.9 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm), Weight:5.6 oz (160 g)

BLU Grand M2

61.5Color:Black,gold,silver,red,rose gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.4 in (72.1 mm) x 57.0 in (144.9 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm), Weight:5.6 oz (160 g)

BLU Grand XL LTE

53.0Color:Black,gold,rose gold,silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):31.0 in (78.8 mm) x 62.0 in (157.6 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm), Weight:6.4 oz (182 g)

BLU Grand Mini

73.0Color:Black,rose gold,silver,gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.0 in (66 mm) x 52.0 in (132 mm) x 3.4 in (8.6 mm), Weight:4.7 oz (132 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct namescreen cleanliness

GRAND M SIL-38

25.1-Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:195ppi

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

59.9Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

BLU Grand M2 LTE

22.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:188ppi

BLU Grand M2

22.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:188ppi

BLU Grand XL LTE

53.7Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:267ppi

BLU Grand Mini

35.1Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:217ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameperformance

GRAND M SIL-38

16.5-OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6580, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:512.0MB

GRAND X LTE BLA-38

15.7OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6737, CPU specs:1.25GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

BLU Grand M2 LTE

13.4OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6737, CPU specs:1.1GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

BLU Grand M2

16.5OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6580, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

BLU Grand XL LTE

36.5OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6737, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB

BLU Grand Mini

6.5OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6570, CPU specs:1.3GHz×2(Dual core), RAM size:512.0MB

GRAND M SIL-38's specs

GRAND M SIL-38
ImageGRAND M SIL-38
MakerBLU Products
BrandGRAND
Release date6/16, 2017
ColorBlack/Silver
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.1 in (145 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm)
Weight6.0 oz (171 g)
Display size5 inch
Display typeTFT
Screen resolution (width x height)480 x 854
Pixel density195ppi
Battery capacity2200mAh
ChipsetMediatek MT6580
CPU specs1.3GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size512.0MB
Storage size8GB
Rear-camera resolution5 MP
Front-camera resolution3.2 MP

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