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BQ Mobile Balance (2018) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6737V
Mali-400 MP1
2 GB / 16 GB
5.2 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

BQ Mobile announced the launch of the Balance smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the BQ Mobile Balance phone with 5.2 inches display, Mediatek MT6737V chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The BQ Mobile Balance comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 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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BQ Mobile Balance specifications

BrandBQ Mobile
NameBalance
ModelBQ-5206L
Release date2018

Body

The weight of BQ Mobile Balance is about 6.21 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BQ Mobile phone are average (5.89 x 2.91 x 0.39 inches).

Weight6.21 oz
Dimensions5.89 x 2.91 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblack, gold, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The BQ Mobile Balance comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek MT6737V
CPUQuad-core 1.25 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-400 MP1

Display

The size of Balance screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of BQ Mobile Balance with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BQ Mobile Balance (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Balance 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 camera8 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The BQ Mobile Balance 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 Balance 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-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Balance isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable

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 BQ Mobile 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 BQ Mobile Balance 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, 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 BQ Mobile Balance, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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