BQ Aquaris VS Plus Review: Android 4G Smartphone With 4 GB RAM & 64 GB ROM

BQ Aquaris VS Plus is another tangible smartphone to grace the smartphone world this month of love. The smartphone OEM is one among the many smartphone OEM to go for the super Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC rather than settle for the pocket-friendly MediaTek chipset that’s commonly found amidst OEMs that concentrate on the mid-range sector. The smartphone sports a massive 4 GB RAM and an impressive 64 GB ROM. Let’s get to know more about the smartphone as we proceed.

Design & Display

The smartphone isn’t really a stunner in the design segment. None they, the smartphone has an attractive metal and poly carbonate body material. The smartphone whose colors are Gold and Black has a weight of 183 g. The top bezel houses the front camera, LED flash, earpiece and ambient light sensor. On the other hand, the bottom bezel contains fashionable Android navigation soft keys. The right side of the smartphone, as usual acts as the position of the dedicated keys. Meanwhile, the rear contains a single camera, dual-LED flash and fingerprint sensor as well as the BQ logo. Dimensions of the smartphone are 76.7 mm x 152.3 mm x 8.4 mm.

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The smartphone sports a large 5.5-inch IPS LCD display whose sharpness is controlled by a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The display also has a pixel density of 401 PPI. The display is further enhnaced by the presence of 2.5D curved glass and 178-degree viewing angle. Other features of its display include the 1000:1 contrast ratio, 71% screen-to-body ratio and 72% NTSC.

Camera

The rear camera of this smartphone produces images with the aid of a 12 megapixel sensor. The camera is supported by a dual-LED flash to brighten images taken in low light conditions. This smartphone’s rear camera has f/2.0 aperture, 6P lens, phase detection, face detection, auto focus, panorama and HDR as additional features. The selfie camera uses a 8 MP shooter to capture images. Features such as f/2.0 aperture, 4P lens and LED flash add extra smoothness to the camera.

BQ Aquaris VS

CPU, OS & Storage 

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC acts as the smartphone’s power source. The chipset envelops a 64-bit octa-core ARM Cortex CPU that clocks at 1.4 GHz. The graphics department makes use of the Qualcomm Adreno 505 GPU as the leader of its operations. Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS runs on the smartphone. The RAM sector has a 4 GB LPDDR3 as its capacity. The internal storage has a massive 64 GB capacity for storing files. The ROM cam be expanded to 256 GB with the use of a MicroSD card.

Battery

Bq Aquaris VS Plus is supported by a non-removable Li-Poly 3,400 mAh battery. The battery charges very fast as a result of the Qualcomm Quick Charge feature present on the smartphone.

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BQ Aquaris VS Plus Full Specifications Table 

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model BQ Aquaris VS Plus
Announced February 2018
Released February 2018
Status Available

Network

2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type Nano SIM
SIM Count Two

Data

2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 150 Mbps
Speed HSPA 21 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5

Design

Type Smartphone
Dimensions 76.7 mm x 152.3 mm x 8.4 mm
Weight 183 g
Body Material Metal, Poly carbonate
Colours Black, Gold

Display                                                               

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5”
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 401 PPI
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Capacitive touch,  2.5D Curved Glass, 1000:1 Contrast Ratio
520 cd/m2
72% NTSC
Viewing angle – 178°
GFF Full Lamination
NEG Dinorex T2X-1 Glass
Color LED
Secondary Display No

Camera

Primary 12 MP
Image Yes
Video Yes
Features HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
Flash Yes, dual-LED flash
Secondary 8 MP with LED flash

Software

Operating System Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS
User Interface Yes
Java Support No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
CPU Octa-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 CPU
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 505
RAM (Memory) 4 GB
Internal Storage 64 GB
Card Slot Expandable to 256 GB
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, hall sensor, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
Controls Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.0 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Micro USB v2.0 with OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC n/a
HDMI n/a
Wireless Charging n/a

Battery

Battery Type Li-Poly Battery
Capacity 3,400 mAh Battery
Placement Non-removable
Standby Up to 179 hours
Talk Time Up to 9.3 hours
Music Play Up to 13.1 hours

Messaging

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

Media

Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio Yes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree  Yes, 3.5 mm audio jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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