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bq Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1041 reviews of bq Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and screen. The design and reliability also get good feedback. There are some critical reviews about the performance.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the bq Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Rich Trenholm (cnet.com.au)

BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition is the second Ubuntu phone

 

Four months after Ubuntu first offered an alternative to iPhone or Android, the second Ubuntu-powered mobile device is here. The BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition is available in Europe and costs €200.

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Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Digit Mobile Phones (digit.in)

BQ Aquaris E5 HD

 

BQ Aquaris E5 HD Smartphone was launched in August 2015, comes with a 5-inch IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels at a pixel density of 294 pixels per inch. The screen is not protected by a Scratch Resistant display.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: mayurjain1008 (mouthshut.com)

BQ Aquaris E5 HD

 

BQ Aquearis E5 HD is unique and craft desgined. the Aquaris E5 is made from the best high quality polycarbonates. Aquaris E5 is lightweight device, with a smooth Swedish finish and thinness. It has 2G and 3G technology with good network coberage. for...

Oct, 2015

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1200 / 2100 / 2200 / 2500 / 2850 / 3080
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time:6
Continuous audio playback time:8

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Camera resolution:1600 x 1200 / 1920 x 1080 / 3264 x 2448
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.2 / 5
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):13 / 2 / 8
Maximum frame rate:30 / 60
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 3.2 / 25.4 / 4
Rear Camera Resolution:1600 x 1200 / 1920 x 1080 / 3264 x 2448
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13 / 2 / 8
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:1.2 / 5
Sensor Type:BSI
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p
Zoom capability: Yes

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):0.519 / 0.836
Head SAR (EU):0.283 / 0.890

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, White / Gold, White / White
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar / Slate

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 3:2
Display diagonal:12.7 / 8.89
Display Resolution:1080 x 1920 / 1280 x 720 / 320 x 480 / 540 x 960 / 720 x 1280
Display Type:IPS
External display: No
Orientation sensor:No / Yes
Pixel density:294 / 440
Screen shape:Flat
Second display: No
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:1 / 2

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AIFF, AWB, DTS, EAC3, M4A, MID, MP3, OGG, QCP, WMA / AAC, AC3, AMR, APE, AWB, EAC3, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, OGG, WAV / AAC, AC3, AMR, APE, AWB, EAC3, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, WAV / AAC, AC3, AMR, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV / AAC, AMR, APE, AWB, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, OGG, WAV / AAC, AMR, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV / AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV / MP3, OGG, WAV
Document formats supported:DOC, ePub, FB2, MOBI, PDF, PPT, TXT, XLS / DOC, ePub, FB2, MOBI, PPT, TXT, XLS / DOC, PDF, PPT, TXT / DOC, PDF, PPT, TXT, XLS / DOC, PDF, PPT, XLS / PDF, TXT
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPEG XR, PNG / BMP, GIF, JPG, JPS, MPO, PNG, WBMP, WEBP / BMP, GIF, JPG, JPS, MPO, PNG, WEBP / BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG / GIF, JPG, PNG
Supported video modes:1080p
Video formats supported:3G2, 3GP, AVC, FLV, M4V, MKV, MOV, WMV / 3GP, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, MP4, WEBM / 3GP, AVI, MKV, MP4, TS, WEBM / 3GP, AVI, MP4, TS / 3GP, H.264, MP4 / AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GLONASS: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100 / 900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA, HSUPA / HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS / HSPA / HSPA+ / HSPA+, WCDMA
4G:No / Yes
4G bands supported:800,1800,2100,2600 / 800,1800,2600
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2
Data network:3G, GSM, HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / MiniSIM / NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery charger included: Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Headset included: Yes
Memory Card Included:microSD
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Graphics adapter:Mali 400MP2 / PowerVR SGX544
Gyroscope: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Office support: Yes
On-board graphics adapter model:Mali 400MP2 / PowerVR SGX544
Operating system installed:Android / Linux Ubuntu
Operating System Version:15.04 / 4.2 / 4.2 Jelly Bean / 4.4 / 4.4.4
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Games / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Themes / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets / Icons, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Charging connector: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): Yes
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB A / Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53 / ARM Cortex-A7
Processor Cores:2 / 4 / 8
Processor family:MEDIATEK / Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 1.4 / 2
Processor Model:410 / MSM 8917

Software

Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android / Linux Ubuntu
Operating System Version:15.04 / 4.2 / 4.2 Jelly Bean / 4.4 / 4.4.4 / 6.0.1

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Included memory card size:16
Internal RAM:1024 / 2 / 2048
Internal storage capacity:16 / 4 / 8
Maximum memory card size:128 / 32 / 64
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Built-in sensors:Gyroscope
Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search
Scratch resistant: Yes
UMTS bands supported:900,1700,1900,2100

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.15 / 7.8 / 8.65 / 8.7 / 9.1 / 9.9
Height :11.5 / 14.2 / 14.3 / 144 / 6 / 7.1
Weight:110 / 134 / 139 / 142 / 170
Width:11.5 / 14.2 / 6 / 7.1 / 7.21 / 70.5