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BQ Aquaris M5

BQ Aquaris M5
Brand: BQ
Category: Mobile Phone
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Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Camera 5 / 10
  • Performance 5 / 10
  • Battery 5 / 10

BQ Aquaris M5 smartphone was launched on 2015. The Mobile Phone is powered by a Octa-core (4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) processor with Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) chipset, as for graphics it possesses Adreno 405 GPU. It comes with 2/3 GB RAM / 3 GB RAM of RAM. The Cellphone runs Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat) and is powered by a 3120 mAh of Non-removable Li-Po battery.

The phone comes with a 5.0 inches or 68.9 cm desplay size, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It has a display aspect ratio of 16:9 and 69.40% of screen ratio with display colors.

BQ Aquaris M5 Camera

In the Camera department, the BQ Aquaris M5 on the rear packs 13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3″, 1.12µm, AF13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3″, 1.12µm, AF. The rear camera setup has Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR. The front camera sports 5 MP, f/2.0 for selfies, with LED flash features

Hardware and Software

The BQ Aquaris M5 runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat) operating system and packs 16 GB / 32 GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD, up to 64 GB. The BQ Aquaris M5 is a Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by). The smartphone measures 143 x 69.4 x 8.4 mm (5.63 x 2.73 x 0.33 in) (height x width x thickness) and weighs 144 g (5.08 oz). It was launched in Black, White colors.

Phone Connectivity

Connectivity options on the BQ Aquaris M5 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go, while it support GSM, HSPA and LTE network . Sensors on the phone include Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.

 BQ Aquaris M5 Prices

As of 2015, the Smartphone price in different countries are listed below

Price in EuropeAbout EUR 260
Price in United StatesAbout USD 281
Price in NigeriaAbout NGN 109,720
Price in United Arab EmiratesAbout AED 1,035
Price in GhanaAbout GH₵ 1,633
Price in KenyaAbout KES 30,103
Price in PakistanAbout PKR 45,300
Price in IndiaAbout INR 21,481
Price in EgyptAbout E£ 4,443
Price in TanzaniaAbout TZS 651,209
Price in BrazilAbout R$ 1,573


BQ Aquaris M5 - Firmware

Flashing and installation of BQ Aquaris M5 firmware stock ROM can help you solve many problem. If your Aquaris M5 phone is malfunctioning, dead, or infected with virus follow this steps by steps installation guide to Download BQ Aquaris M5 firmware and Flash File

BQ Aquaris M5 - Specs


3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800)
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
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Announced 2015
Status Available. Released 2015

Main Camera

Real Camera Type Single Lens
Rear Sensor(s) 13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3", 1.12µm, AF
Rear Video [email protected]
Rear Features Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR

Selfie Camera

Selfie Camera Type Single Lens
Selfie Sensor(s) 5 MP, f/2.0
Selfie Video [email protected]
Selfie Features LED flash


Storage Capacity 16 GB / 32 GB
RAM (Memory) 2/3 GB RAM / 3 GB RAM
Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB


SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Dimensions 143 x 69.4 x 8.4 mm (5.63 x 2.73 x 0.33 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz)


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
Radio FM radio


Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm (~69.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Protection Asahi Dragontrail Glass


Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Colors Black, White
Price $281


CPU Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
Operating System Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
GPU Adreno 405


Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes


Capacity 3120 mAh
Battery Type Non-removable

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