It is a budget phone, but with a high level performance. In fact, the bq Aquaris 5 HD, developed by the Spanish company bq especially appeal to those users who are looking for a low cost mobile phone but do not want to give up a good large screen and a processor capable perform their best. For this reason, the data sheet bq Aquarius 5 HD it seems important to emphasize characteristics such as large five-inch touch panel, equipped with a full HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with a protective layer of glass Dragontrail. But that’s not all. As mentioned, in the heart of a good sleep this terminal quad-core processor, designed to operate at a frequency of 1.2 GHz combining functions with 1 GB of RAM.
It has a good eight megapixel sensor for the camera and runs through Android operating system. Too bad they do through a little current version (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean), although it is clear that it could later be upgraded to Android 4.3 or Android 4.4 Jelly Bean KitKat. Notes, as added to the data sheet, the price the device is on the market. And the bq Aquaris 5 HD is now on sale in Spain for 200 euros (tax included). I find the online store bq. We analyze in depth the technical details bq Aquaris 5 HD with photos, videos and reviews.
The Aquaris 5 HD bq is well equipped with a plastic casing and a very nice rounded design touch phone. Its dimensions are 141.8 x 71 x 9.1 mm and weigh about 170 grams with the battery included. Part of the front surface is taken by the screen, but at the bottom the user will find three touch buttons that provide access to the main functions of the phone. At the top of the speaker, sensors and the front camera is located. On the back cover is the main camera, the LED flash at the bottom and a speaker. The device is available in a unique version of black color.
The terminal screen has dimensions of five inches (diagonal) and is equipped with IPS technology (improved LCD) with up to five simultaneous detection points. Save aspectual 16:9 ratio to play videos and movies in widescreen and has a FullHD resolution (720 x 1280 pixels), and a resulting density of 294 dots per inch (dpi). It seems interesting to note that the user can view the contents of the screen from any angle, with 178-degree viewing angle for IPS screens. But that’s not all, because the bq Aquaris 5 HD has an integrated Dragontrail glass manufactured in Japan and composite material reinforced with alkali-aluminosilicate, highly resistant to shocks and falls and twists that may be harmful to the integrity of the main crystal.
The bq Aquaris 5 HD comes equipped with a good camera of eight megapixels. This feature is enhanced by features like autofocus and LED Flash, a must for capturing images in dim environments tool. This same camera is capable of recording HD video (FullHD). Moreover, it should be noted that the bq Aquarius 5 HD integrates a second 1.2-megapixel front camera, fully equipped for self-portraits and video calls.
As I indicated at the beginning, the bq Aquaris 5 HD keeps part of its great potential in the interior. You see, according to the technical data, in the heart of the team you find a processor with quad-core architecture Cortex A7, capable of operating at a clock frequency of 1.2 GHz. Chip combines this potential with a graphics processor (GPU) PowerVR SGX544 up to 286 MHz and a RAM up to 1 GB. Users will have the opportunity to enjoy superb performance when running applications, programs and games with high graphic potential.
As for memory, we must indicate that the bq Aquaris 5 HD is equipped with a capacity of 16 GB, expandable with microSD cards up to 64 GB. This means that the user can store large amounts of files (pictures, music, and videos) and applications. This card must be purchased separately, because the phone not included as standard in the box.
As most of the phones and tablets of the catalogue of bq, new bq Aquaris 5 HD is powered by Google’s operating system. Too bad that instead of including the latest version, the terminal is installed Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) series. This means that users can access to the main services of Google, in the present series shaped device application. We refer to the following: Google Search, Google Maps, Navigation, Gmail, Hangouts, Google Plus or Google Play, the store that Google makes available to all its customers with Android to download new programs, utilities, and multimedia content.
As it could not be otherwise, the bq Aquaris 5 HD includes many features of series: Calculator, customer email, calendar, clock, alarm, video player, audio player, photo viewer file browser, FM radio, microphone and speaker.
The bq Aquaris 5 HD is a phone ready connectivity. It operates on GSM networks 800/900/1800/1900 and UMTS 900 and 2100. This means that users of this equipment will have the opportunity to browse through 3G + networks (HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 7.2 Mbps) and more stable wireless access networks through technology WiFi 802.11 b / g / n. Logically, the phone also features Bluetooth and A-GPS, allowing us to use the bq Aquaris 5 HD to enjoy the in-car navigation or create walking routes. In the area of physical connections, the device includes a microUSB input, an output of 3.5 millimeter headphone jack and a slot for two SIM cards. Thus, the owners of this phone can take up to two different phone numbers (even different operators) to make at the same time, personal and professional computer use.