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BQ Aquaris X5 Plus

Specifications

BQ Aquaris X5 Plus
BQ Aquaris X5 Plus (Aquaris Series)
Graphics adapter
Qualcomm Adreno 510, Core: 600 MHz
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 441 PPI, Multi-touch - 5 capacitive touch points, IPS, Dinorex-Glass, Anti-Fingerprint, Quantum Color +, 620 Nits, NTSC 84%, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 10.5 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio jack, Card Reader: microSD up to256 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Hall sensor, eCompass, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, UKW-Radio, Wi-Fi Direct, Miracast
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, 2G GSM (850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900), 3G HSPA+ (850 / 900/ 1,900 / 2,100), 4G (LTE ) FDD (800 / 1,800 / 2,100 / 2,600), SAR (Head): 0.253 W/kg (10g), SAR (Body): 1.480 W/kg (10g), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.7 x 145 x 70 ( = 0.3 x 5.71 x 2.76 in)
Battery
11.8 Wh, 3200 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix (Auto-focus f/2.0, 2160p-Video @ 30 fps, 720p-Video @ 120 fps, Sony IMX298)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix (Fix focus f/2.0, 1080p-Video @ 60 fps, Sony IMX219)
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker below, Keyboard: virtual, USB cable, BQ Plus App, 24 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
145 g ( = 5.11 oz / 0.32 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
299 Euro

 

Average Score: 82.65% - good
Average of 14 scores (from 17 reviews)
price: 84%, performance: 73%, features: 69%, display: 87% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the BQ Aquaris X5 Plus

85.1% BQ Aquaris X5 Plus Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Bright+. BQ, a Spanish manufacturer, is launching the Aquaris X5 Plus, a mid-range device with a fingerprint sensor, dual SIM functionality and a (very) bright 5-inch FHD screen. In our review, we will find out how well the smartphone fares in the modern market.
96% BQ Aquaris X5 Plus
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 96% price: 93% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 100% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
70% BQ Aquaris X5 Plus
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
BQ Aquaris X5 Plus (16 GB)
Source: Smartphone Magazin - Heft 1/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2016
84% BQ Aquaris X5 Plus
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/19/2016
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 86% display: 82% mobility: 91%
90% BQ Aquaris X5 Plus eines der besten Smartphones unter 300 Euro
Source: Android User German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% display: 80% mobility: 100%
82% BQ Aquaris X5 Plus (16 GB)
Source: Connect - Heft 11/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 82%
88% Viel Smartphone im kleinen Gehäuse
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/26/2016
Rating: Total score: 88%
75% Solide Leistung in der Mittelklasse
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 75% features: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
100% Das Vielleicht Beste Smartphone Unter 300 Euro
Source: Ubergismo Deutsch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% BQ Aquaris X5 Plus, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Bq Aquaris X5 Plus Las Ventajas y Desventajas que No puedes Ignorar
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful processor; support external storage; decent cameras; flexible fingerprint sensor; high autonomy. Negative: Mediocre hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/11/2016
80% Review – Bq Aquaris X5 Plus
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/14/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
77% Bq Aquaris X5 Plus Review / Análise Português
Source: 4G News Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 75% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
Análise bq Aquaris X5 Plus “em grande”
Source: Android Geek Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Dual sim; flexible fingerprint sensor; good display; long battery life. Negative: Average speakers; mediocre hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/24/2016
80% BQ Aquaris X5 Plus La Recensione
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/26/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 79% workmanship: 80%
BQ Aquaris X5 Plus: la recensione di uno smartphone che non teme nessuno
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; nice design; decent display. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/22/2017
70% BQ Aquaris X5 Plus - Обзор флагмана второго эшелона
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 510: Integrated graphics card based on the Adreno 500 architecture, like the Adreno 520 in the Snapdragon 820. Performance should be on average similar to the old Adreno 330 in the Snapdragon 801. Supports DirectX12, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
652 MSM8976: Upper middle class ARM based SoC with 8 CPU cores (64 Bit Cortex A72 and A53 mixture) and a Adreno 510 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.145 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).


82.65%: 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.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-09-18)