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BQ BQS-5520 Mercury

Specifications

BQ BQS-5520 Mercury
BQ BQS-5520 Mercury (BQS Series)
Processor
Mediatek MT6737 1.25 GHz
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1280x720 pixel 267 PPI, glossy: yes
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, Dual SIM, GPS
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Weight
155 g ( = 5.47 oz / 0.34 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the BQ BQS-5520 Mercury

90% BQ BQS-5520 Mercury - Обзор, пожалуй, лучшего дешёвого фаблета
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
Обзор Смартфона Bq Bqs-5520 Mercury
Source: i2Hard RU→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; large screen; flexible fingerprint sensor; support LTE; high autonomy. Negative: Low gaming performance; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/26/2016
Обзор BQ BQS-5520 Mercury. Доступный смартфон со сканером пальца и Android 6.0
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Good price. Negative: Mediocre hardware; low performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2016

Comment

ARM Mali-T720 MP2: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript. These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT6737: ARM based quad-core SOC (4x Cortex-A53) with 64-bit support and a clock of up to 1.3 GHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

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.
0.155 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).


90%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-11-20)