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BQ Aquaris X2 Pro

Specifications

BQ Aquaris X2 Pro
BQ Aquaris X2 Pro (Aquaris Series)
Graphics adapter
Qualcomm Adreno 512, Core: 650 MHz
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.65 inch 2:1, 2160 x 1080 pixel 427 PPI, 10-point capacitive touchscreen, LTPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 51.8 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio jack, Card Reader: microSD up to 256 GB (SD, SDHC, SDXC), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: proximity sensor, accelerometer, Hall sensor, eCompass, gyroscope, FM radio, OTG, USB-PD, Galileo
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM/GPRS/Edge (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1900 and 2100 MHz), LTE Cat. 6 (Band 1, 3, 7 and 20), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.35 x 150.7 x 72.3 ( = 0.33 x 5.93 x 2.85 in)
Battery
3100 mAh Lithium-Ion, QuickCharge 4+
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix (Samsung S5K2L8, aperture f/1.8, 1.29 μm/pixel, 6 Largan lenses, Dual-Tone flash, autofocus with phase recognition Dual-PD) + 5 MP (Samsung S5K5E8, 1.12 μm), Ultra-HD video incl. stabilization
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix (Samsung S5K4H7, aperture f/2.0, 1.12 μm/pixel, 4 lenses, front falsh, Full-HD video)
Additional features
Speakers: dual speakers, Keyboard: onscreen, power supply, USB cable, QuickStart guide, security information, Android One, BQ Plus, 24 Months Warranty, head SAR: 1.495 W/Kg, body SAR: 1.451 W/Kg, IP52-certified , fanless
Weight
168 g ( = 5.93 oz / 0.37 pounds), Power Supply: 35 g ( = 1.23 oz / 0.08 pounds)
Price
400 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.95% - good
Average of 13 scores (from 25 reviews)
price: 77%, performance: 77%, features: 78%, display: 87% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the BQ Aquaris X2 Pro

86.3% BQ Aquaris X2 Pro Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
BQ has produced a new edition of its top smartphones - including the Pro version. Nice shapes and colors meet a top-level SoC, plenty of storage, new cameras - and a high price. Is the Pro model worth this premium charge? Find out in our review. Update: LTE band 8 now supported.
70% Kurz und bündig
Source: Android Welt - 6/18 German
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 11/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 58% display: 82% mobility: 71% workmanship: 80%
Android One mit Top-Akku
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2018
81% Strahlender Spanier
Source: Connect - 10/18 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 10/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 81% features: 77% mobility: 92% ergonomy: 82%
Schöne Spanier mit Android One
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 08/26/2018
88% BQ Aquaris X2 Pro Starker Akku, tolles Display
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 92% features: 88% display: 99% mobility: 90%
91% BQ Aquaris X2 Pro die bessere Alternative zum Nokia 7 Plus?
Source: Tech.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 94% mobility: 85% workmanship: 89%
86% Review BQ Aquaris X2 Pro, Bienvenidos A La Gama Semi-Premium
Source: Newesc Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 85% performance: 85% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
84% bq Aquaris X2 Pro, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
75% BQ Aquaris X2 Pro
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
bq Aquaris X2 Pro tras un mes de uso: dos cámaras y cuerpo de cristal para un Android One que lo hace casi todo bien
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; nice cameras; stylish design. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2018
Esta Es Mi Experiencia De Uso Con El Bq Aquaris X2 Pro
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; nice performance; decent hardware; excellent cameras; large battery capacity.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2018
Un día usando el Aquaris X2 Pro, el móvil que aguanta cualquier ritmo
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice design; great built quality.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/06/2018
Prueba Bq Aquaris X2 Pro. Nuevas experiencias
Source: Zona Movilidad Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Fast system; good hardware; nice display; flexible fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/11/2018
Análisis del BQ Aquaris X2 Pro, un móvil elegante envuelto en Android One
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; nice design; decent cameras. Negative: Unsupported waterproof; no wireless charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/28/2018
Bq Aquaris X2 Pro, Lo Hemos Probado
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/23/2018
80% Bq Aquaris X2 Pro
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/19/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Análise ao BQ Aquaris X2 Pro: a nova aposta da BQ na gama média
Source: Mais Tecnologia Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice cameras; elegant design. Negative: Inflexible fingerprint sensor; no face ID.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2018
Análise BQ Aquaris X2 PRO Um Média Gama Surpreendente
Source: Android Geek Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Good price; nice display; decent cameras. Negative: Relatively high price; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/27/2018
Vídeo Hands On BQ Aquaris X2 e X2 Pro
Source: Android Geek Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Low price; nice design; solid workmanship.good display.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 05/09/2018
80% BQ Aquaris X2 Pro: un degno erede alla corona di Android One
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
75% Recensione BQ Aquaris X2 Pro: migliorato senza stravolgimenti
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
72% Recensione BQ Aquaris X2 pro
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 65% display: 85% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%
84% Recensione bq Aquaris X2 Pro: senso pratico e componenti al top
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 80% features: 86% display: 86% mobility: 78% ergonomy: 85%
BQ Aquaris X2 Pro: Android One in tanta ‘‘eleganza’’. La recensione
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; nice display; decent cameras; good hardware.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/16/2018
Recensione BQ Aquaris X2 Pro: test del sorprendente smartphone spagnolo
Source: Tutto App Android Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; powerful hardware; good price; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/10/2018

Comment

Model: The BQ Aquaris X2 Pro is one of the first smartphones in the world to include Google Lens. Compared to its predecessor, the Aquaris X Pro, the display's aspect ratio has been changed from 16:9 to 2:1. The resolution has therefore improved slightly to 2.160 x 1.080 pixels. The BQ Aquaris X2 Pro is made of Corning Gorilla Glass and aluminum. This is also one of the biggest differences compared to the smaller X2, whose back is made of plastic. The new display design makes the case appear slightly stretched out and it is also a little thicker than the predecessor was. The BQ smartphone is protected against dust and water drops according to the IP52 standard, so it is not completely waterproof. The card slot is made of plastic, but the cover is aluminum so there is no difference in color on the frame. The tray can contain either two nano-SIM cards or one nano-SIM and one microSD card. For hardware specifications, it features a Snapdragon 660 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. The BQ phone runs smoothly and quickly in everyday use and easily handles multitasking. The stronger processor of the X2 Pro also makes for good browsing. The Snapdragon 660 and the Adreno 512 work together well and can handle everything mobile gaming currently has to offer. It means the X2 Pro will display every title from the Play store smoothly and at high details.

The front camera of the BQ Aquaris X2 Pro continues to have a resolution of 8 MP (F/2.0, 1,12 μm pixels, fixed focus) but has been given an additional lens. The X2 Pro now has a dual camera system, which the normal X2 is also equipped with. In general, the dual camera does quite well and takes really good shots in daylight. Videos can be recorded at Full HD (30 fps max.), but are not stabilized. It is possible to stabilize the video afterward. The BQ phone has a capacitive touchscreen that can recognize up to 10 touches simultaneously. Fingers glide easily over the Corning Gorilla Glass surface and the oil-resistant coating makes the screen easy to clean. Double tapping the display wakes the phone from standby or turns off the screen. The LTPS display of the BQ Aquaris X2 Pro has a 2:1 format and a diagonal of 5.65 inch. It has a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and reaches a pixel density of 427 PPI, which makes content appear very crisp. For wireless connectivity, the phones supports 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, and NFC. Other connectivity options include fingerprint sensors, headphone jacks, microSD card readers, and USB Type-C ports. The X2 also ships with Android 8.1 software, although they should also be among the first phones in line for an Android P update when Google releases the next version of its mobile operating system later this year.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 512: Integrated graphics card based on the Adreno 500 architecture, like the Adreno 520 in the Snapdragon 820. According to Qualcomm up to 30% faster than the previous generation (Adreno 510?). Supports DirectX12, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
660: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 260 cores (four fast 2.2 GHz cores in a cluster and two power saving 1.8 GHz cores) and a rather slow Adreno 512 GPU. Manufactured in a 14 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.65":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.168 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


BQ:

BQ is a Spanish company of the Mundo Reader S.L Group, which develops smartphones, tablets, 3D printers and robots.

The market shares are low and mainly concentrate on Europe. The number of reviews is quite low and the achieved ratings are average (as of 2016).

A Russian company with the same name sells smartphones. This BQ is independant from the Spanish brand.


80.95%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-06- 3)