The BQ Aquaris A4.5 is another Android One Smartphone that launched in the European market recently after the emergence of Android One to Asia (Lava Pixel V1) and Africa (Infinix Hot 2), Google is now expanding its Android One program to Europe.

As part of the Android One family, Aquaris A4.5 is among the first to upgrade to newer versions of Android. You would enjoy all the features of pure Android, stay up to date and experience the best optimization of applications and services like Google Chrome, Google Maps, Gmail and YouTube. With updates guaranteed for 24 months.

The BQ Aquaris A4.5 is an entry-level device that features impacts and scratches resistant screen display, quad-core processor, 4G LTE support and Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Build and Display

The BQ Aquaris A4.5 sports a very light and attractive body design with slightly curved corners. It is relatively slim, at least for an affordable smartphone from its maker, at 8.75 millimetres and weigh 115g. For housing they selected a good quality polycarbonates first resistant to impacts. Finishes, of Swedish origin, include a bilayer easy cleaning solution with UV protection and anti-fingerprint providing a unique touch.

Aquaris A4.5 sports a 4.5-inch QHD IPS Multitouch display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. That screen resolution gives a pixel density of about 244.77 ppi which, when you consider the display technology, should ensure enjoyable viewing.

Camera and Storage

BQ Aquaris A4.5 features an entry-level camera configuration. It has a 8-megapixel primary camera with 5 lenses dual autofocus and flash. Buyers also get a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper with 4 lenses for selfies and video calls.

You get 16 GB of inbuilt storage to store your photos, documents and other files (The space available for the user may vary depending on the version of firmware installed. The remaining memory is bound to the operating system cache and other system elements). Storage expansion of up to 32 GB is possible using a microSD card.

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Performance and OS

When you consider its affordable status, BQ Aquaris A4.5 is engineered to deliver impressive performance with its Quad Core Cortex processor from its maker. The Cortex-A7 CPU is clocked at processing speed of 1.0 GHz, with support provided by a measly 1GB of RAM.

Aquaris A4.5 runs on recent Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system which offers impressive features and capabilities. Its Manufacturer boast updates for 24 months from product launch.

Other Features

BQ Aquaris A4.5 promises incredibly-fast mobile data speeds with its 4G LTE support, while having juice supplied for it by a 2470mAh Lithium-Po battery.

Connectivity features on the Aquaris A4.5 includes microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/b with Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot. You get GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS for your navigation needs.

Pricing and availability

Aquaris A4.5 is not yet available in Nigeria. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria. When available, Aquaris A4.5 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N38,00 – N40,000 depending on your location in the country.

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Device Type Smartphone
Model BQ Aquaris A4.5
Announced September, 2015
Released September, 2015
Status Available
Price Range N38,00 – N40,000


Type Bar
Dimensions 63.48 x 131.77 x 8.75 mm
Weight 115 g
Protection n/a
Colors Black, White


2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network 4G (LTE) FDD 800/1800/2100/2600
SIM Type Micro-SIM
Dual SIM Dual micro-SIM


Display Type QHD IPS Capacitive touchscreen
Size 4.5-inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixel screen resolution
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~244.77 ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection n/a
Features Multitouch – 5 points capacitive Dragontrail
Secondary Display n/a


Yes, Mp3, Midi, WAV, AAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4
Yes (with RDS)
Vibration, Ringtones
3.5mm jack
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8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, dual LED flash
Yes, 720p@30fps Video
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Yes, LED flash
5 MP With LED flash


Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


MediaTek MT6735M A53
CPU Quad Core Cortex to 1 GHz
GPU ARM Mali T720-MP1 to 450 MHz
Internal Storage 16 GB
microSD, up to 64 GB
Brightness sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, eCompass, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor


Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, LE
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink
4G Up to 150 mbps
Speed Up to 42.2 mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes

Other Features

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/H.264 player
– Support OTG
– Support OTA
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

  • Notification LED
  • Dolby® technology
  • Double tap


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2470 mAh
Placement Non-Removable
Talk Time
Music Play

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Where to Buy BQ Aquaris A4.5

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