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?
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
|Model||BQ Aquaris X2|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores|
|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)|
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|Dimensions||150.7 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm|
|Colours||Carbon Black, Sand Gold|
|Display Type||FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels|
|Pixel Density||427 ppi|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant|
|12MP + 5MP|
White balance settings
|8MP with LED|
|Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636|
|Yes, up to 256GB|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, microUSB|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Ion Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
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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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