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BQ Mobile Next (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6580M
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
5.45 inches (480 x 960 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

BQ Mobile announced the launch of the Next smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the BQ Mobile Next phone with 5.45 inches display, Mediatek MT6580M chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The BQ Mobile Next comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery. The 5.45 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 960 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 Next specifications

BrandBQ Mobile
NameNext
ModelBQ-5522
Release date2017

Body

The weight of BQ Mobile Next is about 6 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BQ Mobile phone are average (5.84 x 2.83 x 0.35 inches).

Weight6 oz
Dimensions5.84 x 2.83 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack, gold, gray, red
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The BQ Mobile Next 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 MT6580M
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of Next screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.45 inches IPS display of BQ Mobile Next with 480 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.45 inches
Resolution480 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BQ Mobile Next (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 Next 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 camera5 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The BQ Mobile Next doesn't support 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 Next 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
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2500 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 Next is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2500 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 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 Next 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 Next, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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