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BQ Aquaris X5 Plus (2016) review

Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976
Adreno 510
2 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

BQ announced the launch of the Aquaris X5 Plus smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the BQ Aquaris X5 Plus phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The BQ Aquaris X5 Plus comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3100 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 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 Aquaris X5 Plus specifications

BrandBQ
NameAquaris X5 Plus
ModelAQX5P
Release date2016

Body

The weight of BQ Aquaris X5 Plus is about 5.29 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BQ phone are average (5.71 x 2.76 x 0.3 inches).

Weight5.29 oz
Dimensions5.71 x 2.76 x 0.3 inches
Colorsgray, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The BQ Aquaris X5 Plus comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976
CPUOcta-core Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 510

Display

The size of Aquaris X5 Plus screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of BQ Aquaris X5 Plus with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BQ Aquaris X5 Plus (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 Aquaris X5 Plus 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 camera16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The BQ Aquaris X5 Plus 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 Aquaris X5 Plus comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Aquaris X5 Plus 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/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3100 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 Aquaris X5 Plus isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3100 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. The Aquaris X5 Plus 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 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 Aquaris X5 Plus 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, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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