IR Blaster: What Is It For And What does it mean?

This is something many may be unfamiliar with- The technology of the IR Blaster which means Infrared Blaster! Lets go on as we explain this technology:

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How an external IR Blaster is made!

An infrared blaster (or IR blaster) is a device that emulates an infrared remote control to autonomously control a device that is normally controlled only by remote control key presses. The most common use of an IR blaster is to allow a recording device such as a DVR or VCR to change the channel on an external tuner such as a cable box or satellite receiver. Examples of devices with the IR Blaster are Most Samsung Phones and some gionee phones (allowing you to be able to control gadgets with your phones, your tv remote and all other kind of remote controllers.Ir blaster -

For example, the Gionee M5 was popular for its strong battery life, but not everyone knew it had the IR blaster in-built. Phones that have the IR Blaster inbuilt are able to control televisions, Air Conditioners, Remote controlled doors, remote controlled cameras and all sorts of remote controlled devices. So, you don’t need to have different remote controls. Your phone with the IR blaster can control all your devices by just having an IR blaster. Scroll to the end of the page to see great phones to buy from Konga and make sure to get a phone with the IR Blaster functionality. Look out for the following devices:


  • HTC One (M8)
  • Huawei Honor 6
  • Huawei Honor 6 Plus
  • LG G Pro 2
  • LG G2 Mini
  • LG G3
  • LG G3 S (Vigor)
  • LG L90
  • LG G Vista
  • LG Volt
  • Samsung ATIV SE
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Xiaomi Mi 4
  • ZTE Grand Memo II LTE
  • ZTE Grand X Max
  • ZTE Nubia X6
  • ZTE Nubia Z7
  • ZTE Nubia Z7 Max
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  • HTC One (M9)
  • HTC One M9+
  • Huawei Honor 7
  • LG G Flex 2
  • LG G4
  • LG V10
  • Medion P10341 (ALDI)
  • Oppo Mirror 5
  • Oppo Mirror 5s
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime
  • ZTE Grand X Max+
  • ZTE Nubia Z9
  • Xiaomi Mi 4C
  • Gionee Marathon M5
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
  • Xiaomi Redmi 3
  • Letv Le 1 (X600)
  • Letv Le 1s (X500/X501)
  • Letv LeMax
  • Lenovo Vibe X3
  • Panasonic P55 Novo
  • Gionee Marathon M5


  • Huawei Honor 8
  • Huawei Mate 9
  • Huawei Mate 9 Pro
  • LG G5
  • Ulefone Power
  • Ulefone Vienna
  • Xiaomi Mi 5
  • Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi 4s
  • Xiaomi Redmi 3s
  • Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
  • Xiaomi Max
  • Huawei P9 Plus
  • Lenovo Vibe X3
  • LG V20
  • Gionee Marathon M6


  • inew L3
  • Xiaomi Redmi 4a
  • Huawei P10 Plus

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Infrared blaster is one of the amazing features in a smartphone,you don’t really need to buy a new smartphone if it didn’t come with IR blaster, you can get a device called “Dongle”, all you have to do is get the device and plug it in your headphone 3.5mm jack port to give it the infrared functionality, and if you really want to upgrade your phone to something better and also comes with the IR blaster features, you can choose from the above listed devices.Ir blaster - www.tomjoetech.netIr blaster -

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