BQ Mobile announced the launch of the Universe smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the BQ Mobile Universe phone with 6 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
The BQ Mobile Universe smartphone comes with Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3000 mAh battery. The IPS panel of Universe has good color accuracy and can display a wide color gamut, resulting in more lifelike and vivid visuals. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The selfie camera of Universe allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.
BQ Mobile Universe specifications
|Dimensions||6.1 x 2.84 x 0.33 inch|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of BQ Mobile Universe is about 5.54 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BQ Mobile smartphone are average (6.1 x 2.84 x 0.33 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network.
|OS version||Android OS v8.0 (Oreo)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940|
|CPU||Octa-core, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53|
The BQ Mobile Universe comes with Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is closely integrated with various Google services, such as Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Drive, which makes it easy for users to access and manage their data across multiple devices. The Universe utilizes Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 SoC (System on a Chip). This powerful octa-core processor is capable of handling complex tasks and running multiple applications simultaneously.
The Universe utilizes Adreno 505 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. Adreno GPUs are designed to work in conjunction with Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. The latest Adreno GPUs support advanced graphics features such as high dynamic range (HDR) rendering, virtual reality, and augmented reality applications.
|Screen size||6 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1528 px|
The 6 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 6 inch display should be large enough to provide a comfortable viewing experience for your needs, whether it's reading text, browsing the web, or watching videos. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of BQ Mobile Universe is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||32 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 3 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Universe has 32 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Universe (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||16 MP|
The Universe offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Universe 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. The Universe does not have optical image stabilization (OIS). OIS technology is more commonly found in higher-end smartphones and is designed to reduce camera shake and blur, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The BQ Mobile Universe supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G stands for fourth-generation mobile networks, which are wireless networks that provide faster data transfer speeds and greater network capacity than previous 3G networks. The BQ Mobile Universe supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. Wi-Fi is now a ubiquitous technology that is widely used in homes, businesses, public spaces, and other environments around the world.
With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your Universe smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. 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 Universe is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC stands for Near Field Communication, and it is a wireless communication technology that allows two devices to exchange information when they are brought close together. The Universe phone has built-in FM radio receiver. FM radio allows users to tune in to local radio stations and listen to live broadcasts, news, music, and other content. The Universe has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Universe smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Po 3000 mAh|
The Li-Po 3000 mAh 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 Universe is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). The Universe phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This BQ Mobile phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.
The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of BQ Mobile Universe 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.
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