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Asus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB) vs Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus ROG Phone 3 vs Bq Aquaris X2 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Bq Aquaris X2 Pro XAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)18Points
Asus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsBq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)Compare Asus ROG Phone 3 X
Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
5.65"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)18 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)vsAquaris X2 Pro (128GB)8 Advantages Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
+3.09Ghz 64bit Octa-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS IPS LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2340 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+6.59"17%
Larger screen
vs5.65"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+1/1.72" inches63%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.8" inches
+(front) 24MP198%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps16 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh94%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3100 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+168 grams (5.88 ounces)43%
Lighter
9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)18%
Thinner
391 PPIvs+427 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

25 Common items in both devices
128GB (100GB available) / 128GB (107GB available)
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+18 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
ModelROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS, ZS661KSF (12GB RAM)BQ Aquaris X2 Pro 6GB RAM + 128GB
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Spain(Europe)
Spain, (Europe)
BrandAsusBq
Release dateJuly, 2020June, 2018
Depth9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 171 millimeters (3.07 x 6.73 in)72.3 x 150.7 millimeters (2.85 x 5.93 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3.09Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (107GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
Display typeAMOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.59" inches5.65" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI427 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass
Display features144Hz, 650 nits, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/150 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

A version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)

B version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,7,20)
Primary 5G networkA version:
SA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 28, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79)

B version:
SA/NSA (41, 77, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4125º11mm
5MP macrof/2.0
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth1/5"1.12µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.29µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black glare
- ROG UI (Republic Of Gamers)
- Always-On display
- DTS:X stereo speakers (2 amplifiers)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AeroActive Cooler 3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Glaze White, Deep Silver
- Android One
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- Aluminum frame
- 3D glass back panel
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing
Power supplyAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh3100 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 3/4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus ROG Phone 3 (128GB/12GB)Bq Aquaris X2 Pro (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.74W/kg (head) | 1.5W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.495W/kg (head) | 1.451W/kg (body)
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