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Bq Aquaris M5 32GB vs HTC One M9 64GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Bq Aquaris M5 32GB vs HTC One M9 64GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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07 Bq Aquaris M5 32GB vs 13 HTC One M9 64GB

Bq Aquaris M5 32GB





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

HTC One M9 64GB





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is HTC One M9 64GB

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 phone! Comment!

07 Advantages Bq Aquaris M5 32GB

Aquaris M5 32GBvsOne M9 64GB
144 grams (5.04 ounces)vs157 grams (5.5 ounces)
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 5 megapixelsvs(front) 4.1 megapixels
Advantage+Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and saferAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowvsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3120 mAhvs2840 mAh
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

13 Advantages HTC One M9 64GB

One M9 64GBvsAquaris M5 32GB
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (54GB user available)vs32GB (28GB user available)
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage+This device has a TFT Super LCD 3 screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT Super LCD 3vsTFT LCD
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 20.2 megapixelsvs(back) 13 megapixels
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.4" inchesvs1/3.06" inches
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHL-3vsNot supported
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNAvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWater splash resistant (don't immerse)vsNot supported

31 Common items in both devices

+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking3GB
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Higher resolution screen1080x1920 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)441 PPI
+Larger screen5"
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary cameraFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+The 4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Best output for headset3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM / FM with RDS
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster4.1 version A2DP
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFC
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBMicroUSB 2.0
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysDragontrail Glass / Gorilla Glass 4

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

Model and physical featuresBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
ModelAquaris M5 32GBOne M9 64GB
Also known asbq Aquaris M5 32GB 3GB RAMHTC M9, HTC M9u, HTC One M9u, HTC Hima
Country or region where it's soldEuropefeature not registered
Release dateMay, 2015March, 2015
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)69.4 x 143 millimeters (2.73 x 5.63 in)69.7 x 144.6 millimeters (2.74 x 5.69 in)
Weight144 grams (5.04 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Bq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 430
Internal storage32GB (28GB user available)64GB (54GB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
Display typeTFT LCDTFT Super LCD 3
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassDragontrail GlassGorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 800/1800/2600 (Bands 3,7,20)LTE Cat6 700/800/850/1800/900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28), TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
Main camera13 megapixels20.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5376x3752 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/2.4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
Front camera5 megapixels4.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2688x1520 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL-3
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
Ambient Light
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification
- Sony IMX214 sensor camera
- Quantum Color+
- Dolby sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HTC Sense 7.0 UI
- HTC BlinkFeed
- Dolby Audio
- Google Drive 100GB
- Quick Charge 2.0: 60% in 30min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyBq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3120 mAh2840 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)BQ 3120feature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered24120 minutes | 402 hours | 16.8 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Bq Aquaris M5 32GBHTC One M9 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.56 W/Kg (head) | 0.35 W/Kg (body)

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