BQ Aquaris X2 is now official, the smartphone might be a midrange device with a midrange Snapdragon chipset. But to BQ, this is their flagship smartphone for the year with lots of quality features.

Released yesterday, the Aquaris X2 has everything an upper midrange user needs. There’s a Snapdragon 636 onboard with octa-core processor, there’s a version with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Want to know more stay with me?

Design

BQ Aquaris X2

Even though it has a Plastic body, there’s an aluminium frame around it, giving it a sleek and attractive look. There’s an iPhone X-like dual shooters at the top left corner, but the LED flash is now under the dual shooters instead of being in the middle.

BQ Aquaris X2

The fingerprint scanner is in its usual position for quick access to the device, with the BQ logo underneath. While the “Android One” logo is at the bottom corner. Turning to the sides, the volume keys and power button sits by the right and the SIM tray is at the left. It’s available in only Carbon Black and Sand Gold colors.

Display

BQ Aquaris X2

This isn’t the first bezel-less smartphone from BQ Mobile, we’ve seen quite a few. But there’s something about this screen that is inviting, and it’s obviously very sharp as well. The narrow bezels are nowhere to be found, while the top and bottom bezel are super minimal.

BQ Aquaris X2

The 5.65-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen displays stunning visuals. The screen boasts of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution and 427 pixel per inch density, bringing out the details on the screen really nicely. Apart from dishing out an 18:9 ratio, it stretches up to 75.6% screen to body ratio as well.

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Hardware and Software

The brain behind the BQ Aquaris X2 chip is the Snapdragon 636 chip from Qualcomm with Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-Cores of processor here clocks at a fast speed of 1.8GHz with 14nm FinFET process technology. While the Adreno 509 graphics processor dominates graphics.

There are two versions here in terms of storage space and RAM, there’s a standard version with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space. Then the cheaper variant has 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space as well, although all storage can be upgraded to 256GB. The BQ Aquaris X2 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo One.

Camera

The 8MP selfie shooter has f/2.0 aperture, 1.12µm pixel size and other cool features such as the SoftNeuro patented technology. The technology helps produce a bokeh effect by detecting your face and blurring the background. At the rear, the 12MP + 5MP rear camera has f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.8″ sensor size, 1.29µm pixel size and 1/5″ sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size respectively. There’s also gyro-EIS, dual pixel phase detection, autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash and other features.

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Battery

Powering the BQ Aquaris X2 is a 3100mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take up to 2 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.

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BQ Aquaris X2 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model BQ Aquaris X2
Announced May, 2018
Released May, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800)
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Plastic, Aluminium
Dimensions 150.7 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm
Weight 163g
Protection Yes
Colours Carbon Black, Sand Gold

Display

Display Type FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.65-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 427 ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 75.6%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

12MP + 5MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
8MP with LED

Software

Android 8.0 Oreo
Android One
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
CPU Octa-Core 1.8GHz
GPU Adreno 509
3GB/4GB
Internal Storage 32GB/64GB
Yes, up to 256GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope, Compass

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification No
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3100mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is BQ Aquaris X2 Price and Availability Status?

The BQ Aquaris X2 is available on Shopping stores from $349 (N120,000) to $399 (N140,000). Click on the links above to view the latest BQ Aquaris X2 price & availability on Shopping stores.


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