Originally Posted by Blaggah
I'm on the same boat. What's the difference between Blu Studio 5.0 and 5s?
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The biggest difference is that the 5.0 has a Dual Core CPU, whereas the 5.0S has a Quad Core CPU.
Far as I know the GPU is the same though, both have 1GB RAM/4GB ROM, can take up to 32GB SDHC cards, and are not compatible with any version of android newer than 4.1.2.
I managed to get CWM-R v188.8.131.52 (I believe, if memory serves right, but if not that's still a close guess) flashed on my BLU Studio 5.0S with AIO Flasher -- was actually a PITA for me, as I'm on Ubuntu 13.10 natively, so had to get a Winblow machine up and running just to do the AIO Flashing (wouldn't run correctly through Wine, Crossover, etc.). ZIPed up the exact versions I used of both AIO Flasher and CWM -- although I'm on a BLU Studio 5.0S, I imagine this should work for you as well.
Once you flash it (in case you're not aware), it seems Vol Up + Power to boot goes to Fastboot (green screen) -- this is where you need to be to flash with AIO. If you continue to hold the keys at Fastboot, you'll get to Recovery (red screen), and it'll then load up the recovery.img (be it the default stock one or CWM).
If either of you could be kind enough to Nandroid your stock rom before you flash a different one, I'd greatly appreciate a copy -- I had made one, but seem to have lost it amongst the piles of ROMs I've gone through for the device, as well as my copies I've edited (I'm a tinkerer/hacker :P Am actually trying to make my own ROM as well being everyone in my family has a 5.0S now, so that'd be nice so that I can just keep them all updated without worrying about them being on whatever they want to be on, especially since none of them know any Linux and therefore would likely do more harm than good XD).
Phone: BLU Studio 5.0S D570a
| Pseudo-Stock 4.1.2 | Net10 (operating on AT&T)
Acer Aspire 5733, Intel Core i3-380M @2.53GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM @1333MHz | Ubuntu 13.10
Dell Optiplex GX270, Intel Pentium 4 Single Core @3GHz, 2GB DDR2 RAM @667MHz | Ubuntu 13.10 | Dreams to replace with an Arduino & external HDD.
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