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BenQ B506 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
MediaTek MT6735P
Mali-T720 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

BenQ announced the launch of the B506 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the BenQ B506 phone with 5 inches display, MediaTek MT6735P chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The BenQ B506 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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BenQ B506 specifications

BrandBenQ
NameB506
ModelB506
Release date2015

Body

The weight of BenQ B506 is about 4.9 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BenQ phone are average (145.3 x 71.3 x 7.5 mm).

Weight4.9 oz
Dimensions145.3 x 71.3 x 7.5 mm
Colorsblue, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The BenQ B506 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediaTek MT6735P
CPUQuad-core 1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

Display

The size of B506 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of BenQ B506 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BenQ B506 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the B506 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie cameraVGA
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The BenQ B506 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The B506 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of B506 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2300 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This BenQ phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of BenQ B506 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the BenQ B506, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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