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Bq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAM vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Bq Aquaris E5 vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X07Bq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAM
Bq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAM
5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Bq Aquaris E5 X18Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


07 Advantages Bq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAM
Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMvsRedmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
 40%40%
+Lighter
134 grams (4.69 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 9%9%
+Thinner
8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 8%8%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
294 PPIvs271 PPI
 7%7%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)

18 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)vsAquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAM
 99%99%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs1GB
 62%62%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (21GB user available)vs16GB (13GB user available)
 15 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
 19%19%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1520 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 24%24%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5"
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 25%25%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/3.2" inches
 22%22%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 100%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs2500 mAh
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

23 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
Only digital zoom
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Dragontrail Glass / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
ModelAquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMRedmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Also known asbq Aquaris E5 Quad Core 16GB 1GB RAM C000060Xiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459IN
Country or region availablefeature not registeredIndiaVarious (International)
BrandBqXiaomi
Release dateJune, 2014September, 2019
Depth8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 142 millimeters (2.8 x 5.59 in)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)
Weight134 grams (4.69 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Bq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Architecture - Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT658264bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory1GB2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (13GB user available)32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassDragontrail GlassGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100Global, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Main camera13 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Front camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Black on white
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification
- 18MP interpolated back camera
- 8MP interpolated front camera
- Dolby sound
- Viewing angle screen of 178º
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- 19:9 display
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyBq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2500 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered18W
Talk timefeature not registered2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Bq Aquaris E5 HD 16GB 1GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered