bq Aquaris 5 HD VS. Xiaomi Mi A1: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: bq Aquaris 5 HD VS. Xiaomi Mi A1. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
No price,
no Ki
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
2.4
6.5
Performance & Hardware
2
6.6
Camera
2.5
6.5
Connectivity
1.8
7.1
Battery
2.6
5.4

Basics

Brand

Brand
BQ
Aliases
--
Xiaomi MiA1

Release Date

Release date
December 2013, 5 years ago
September 2017, 2 years ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
71.0 mm
142.0 mm
9.9 mm
75.8 mm
155.4 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
170 g
165 g
Usable surface
68 %
70 %
Materials
Plastic
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

White
Black

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
294 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Without Notch
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Physical buttons

Prototypes





Prototypes
bq Aquaris 5 HD
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi A1
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
MediaTek MT6589
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPU
ARM Cortex-A7
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.2 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
No
Yes

Graphics

GPU
PowerVR SGX544
Qualcomm Adreno 506

RAM

RAM
1 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
15.170 (Antutu v5)
Overall performance better than 5% of devices
78.150 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 69% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
8 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.277 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Omnivision OV12A10
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
Unknow
f/2.2
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
1.2 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
-
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • 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
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

--
1.750 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

--
1.260 W/Kg on head
0.170 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2100 mAh
3080 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 4.2
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

Prices unavailable

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