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BQ Mobile

BQ Mobile Wide (2022)

Android OS v11.0
Unisoc Tiger T310
PowerVR GT7200
3 GB / 32 GB
6.8 inch (720 x 1600 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

This phone comes equipped with a 6.8 inch IPS display, a Unisoc Tiger T310 chipset, and 3 GB of RAM.

Is this phone a good value for its price? My review aims to answer that question by the end.

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the BQ Mobile Wide smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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BQ Mobile Wide specifications

BrandBQ Mobile
NameWide
ModelBQ-6868L
Release date2022

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight7.58 oz
Dimensions6.71 x 3.09 x 0.43 inch
Colorsblack, blue, gray, red
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of BQ Mobile Wide is about 7.58 oz with battery. This is average for smartphones of the same size. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a small chipcard for a subscriber identity module (SIM).

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v11.0
SoCUnisoc Tiger T310
CPUQuad-core, Single-core 2 GHz Cortex-A75, Triple-core 1.8 Ghz Cortex-A55
GPUPowerVR GT7200

The BQ Mobile Wide comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box. Android is a mobile operating system. Google built it using a modified version of the Linux kernel. They also used other open-source software. The mid-range CPU can deliver fast, efficient performance for many tasks. PowerVR GPUs have a reputation for being power-efficient and delivering strong performance.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.8 inch
Resolution720 x 1600 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 6.8 inch IPS display has better features. These include optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, and unchanging color reproduction. The 6.8 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

Memory, storage

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The smartphone has 3 GB of RAM. It can run many apps at once without much lag or slowness. More RAM lets us keep more apps and processes open in the background. This keeps the device from slowing down. Generally, a smartphone should have a minimum of 32 GB of internal storage. The Wide has 32 GB. We can expand the internal storage (32 GB) with a compatible microSD card.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera8 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of Wide smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphoneno

The 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. The phone is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The Wide smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. The GPS allows this smartphone to find their exact location. It provides accurate navigation and mapping. The Wide comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. The Wide smartphone does not have 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The battery of Wide isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer is a sensor. It measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Wide phone has a fingerprint scanner. The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this BQ Mobile phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • appropriate screen size
  • microSD slot
  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • no 5G support
  • no Type-C USB port
  • no headphone jack
  • low-capacity battery
  • no digital compass
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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