The Blued D710UBLACK Dash 5.5" 5MP/5MP 1.3GHz Quad Core 2G 8GB GSM Unlocked Smartphone - Black is made from real aluminum metal. Not Plastic. High end and premium feel for best perception value. The Dash XL was designed with the eye of the beholder taken into account. A combination of front decor, black polish, electrolyzed framing, as well as a metal battery cover. The premium design surrounds and flows through out this smartphone. Cringing and squinting need not apply, with the 5.5-inch HD Display with BLU Infinite View Technology (IPS), the Dash XL will provide a huge screen with vivid colors and HD quality to view everything from emails to catching up on your latest TV episode.