BQ Aquaris U

Specifications
BQ Aquaris U
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  • 5.0" 720x1280 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 2GB RAM Snapdragon 430
  • 3080mAh Li-Po
Released 2016, September 140g, 8.3mm thickness Android 6.0.1, up to 7.0 16GB storage, microSDXC
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 3, 7, 20
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE
Launch
Announced 2016, September
Status Available. Released 2016, September
Body
Dimensions 145 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm (5.71 x 2.81 x 0.33 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz)
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~66.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
Protection Dinorex glass
Platform
OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 (28 nm)
CPU Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 505
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Single 13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 5 MP, f/2.4
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
Type Li-Po 3080 mAh, non-removable
Misc
Colors Black
SAR EU 0.47 W/kg (head)     1.16 W/kg (body)    
Price About 190 EUR

User opinions and reviews

  • Owner

Not worth your money. After 1 android update the phone slowes down. - Google now/search is unusable. - navigating through menus goes slow - apps are slow

  • Anonymous

It doesn't run stock Android and despite its battery's decent autonomy it drains down pretty fast if you're a heavy full-commando user like someone I know who always uses it for twitter in half a day (literally) and he has to recharge it twice from e...

  • Anonymous

It shouldn't cost more than 150€ (175$) as the newer model Aquarius U Plus is around 170€ (195$) in Spain. I suppose in other foreign countries are a little more expensive. I wouldn't pay more than 200$

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