Asus ZenFone Max VS. BQ Aquaris X5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Asus ZenFone Max VS. BQ Aquaris X5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
No price,
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No price,
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Design & Materials
2.9
4.9
Performance & Hardware
3.9
4
Camera
4.5
6.2
Connectivity
5.4
3.3
Battery
8.6
4.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
BQ
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
August 2015, 4 years ago
October 2015, 4 years ago
State
Not available
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
77.5 mm
156.0 mm
10.5 mm
70.5 mm
144.4 mm
7.5 mm
Weight
202 g
148 g
Usable surface
69 %
67 %
Materials
-
Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

White
Gold

Gray

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5.5"
5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS Quantum Color
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
267 Pixels per inch
294 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Dragontrail glass
  • Without Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Asus ZenFone Max
Print 3D Model
BQ Aquaris X5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Qualcomm Snapdragon 412
CPU
4xARM Cortex-A53 1.2GHz
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.2 GHz
1.4 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 306
Qualcomm Adreno 306

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
27.656
Overall performance better than 30% of devices
30.162 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 33% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
13 Mpx
Pixel size
1.145 µm
1.127 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Manual focus
  • Scene mode
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B20 (800)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B33 (TD 1900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.266 W/Kg on head
-- W/Kg on body
0.491 W/Kg on head
0.760 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM

Battery

Battery
Capacity
5000 mAh
2900 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Prices

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