BQ announced the launch of the Aquaris X5 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the BQ Aquaris X5 phone with 5 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 MSM8916T chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The BQ Aquaris X5 series was launched with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The IPS panel of Aquaris X5 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, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The selfie camera of Aquaris X5 allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.
BQ Aquaris X5 specifications
|Dimensions||5.69 x 2.78 x 0.3 inch|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of BQ Aquaris X5 is about 5.22 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BQ smartphone are average (5.69 x 2.78 x 0.3 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 v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 MSM8916T|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53|
The BQ Aquaris X5 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) 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 Aquaris X5 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 MSM8916T CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks.
The Aquaris X5 utilizes Adreno 306 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||5 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 px|
The 5 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 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. 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 Aquaris X5 is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 2 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 Aquaris X5 has only 16 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Aquaris X5 (16 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, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
The Aquaris X5 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 Aquaris X5 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 Aquaris X5 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|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB host|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The BQ Aquaris X5 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 Aquaris X5 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices to connect to the internet or other networks wirelessly, without the need for physical cables. Wi-Fi is based on the IEEE 802.11 family of standards, which define the specifications for wireless local area networks (WLANs).
With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your Aquaris X5 smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. The Aquaris X5 has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes.
The Aquaris X5 isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features. The Aquaris X5 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 Aquaris X5 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Aquaris X5 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 2900 mAh|
The Li-Po 2900 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 Aquaris X5 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, hall, 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). This BQ phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Aquaris X5 phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles.
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 Aquaris X5 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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