BQ Aquaris V VS. LG Q8: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: BQ Aquaris V VS. LG Q8. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.2
Cost-effectiveness
6.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.9
7
Performance & Hardware
4.9
6.7
Camera
6.5
6.5
Connectivity
7.1
5.9
Battery
5
5

Basics

Brand

Brand
BQ
LG
Aliases
--
LG-H970, H970

Release Date

Release date
September 2017, 2 years ago
July 2017, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
73.0 mm
148.1 mm
8.4 mm
71.9 mm
149.0 mm
8.0 mm
Weight
165 g
146 g
Usable surface
69 %
69 %
Materials
Metal, Polycarbonate
Aluminium alloy
Resistance
IP52
IP67
Colors
Black

Gold
Gray

Screen

Diagonal
5.2"
5.2"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
282 Pixels per inch
565 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 72% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • Viewing angle - 178°
  • 500 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Secondary IPS display - 2.1 in; 160 x 10

Prototypes





Prototypes
BQ Aquaris V
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 2.2GHz
CPU
8x1.4GHz ARM Cortex A53
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.2GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.4 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 505
Adreno 530 624MHz

RAM

RAM
2 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
40.000 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 44% of devices
125.000
Overall performance better than 75% of devices

Storage

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

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX386 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.25 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Secondary
2
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B20 (800)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • 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
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 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 Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVCTP (Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • GOEP (Generic Object Exchange Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HOGP
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SAP/SIM/rSAP (SIM Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • 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.

0.626 W/Kg on head
1.490 W/Kg on body
0.469 W/Kg on head
1.590 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
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3100 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 7.0 Nougat

Prices

Prices

Prices