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Bq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)

Side by side comparison between Bq Aquaris M5.5 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Bq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)
5.5"
TFT

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3620
mAh

(Non removable)

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31PointsSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)Compare Bq Aquaris M5.5 X
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

40mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)

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!

Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)4 Advantages Bq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)vsGalaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)31 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
+162 grams (5.67 ounces)37%
Lighter
vs222 grams (7.77 ounces)
+8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core94%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GBvs+12GB LPDDR55 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT LCDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels122%
Higher resolution screen
401 PPIvs+509 PPI27%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.9"25%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 48MP + 12MP + 0.3MP12 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3.06" inchesvs+1/1.33" inches130%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 40MP7 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps32 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3620 mAhvs+5000 mAh38%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
ModelAquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
Other model namesbq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB + 2GB RAM), bq M5.5Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon, 12GB RAM) - US Carriers
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
USA
USA
BrandBqSamsung
Release dateMay, 2015March, 2020
Depth8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.5 x 151.8 millimeters (2.97 x 5.98 in)76 x 166.9 millimeters (2.99 x 6.57 in)
Weight162 grams (5.67 ounces)222 grams (7.77 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Bq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory2GB12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
Display typeTFT LCDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~90.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI509 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassDragontrail GlassGorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
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)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps5000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 800/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,20)LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5, 41, 66, 71)
mmWave (260, 261)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(quad camera)
108 megapixels
48MP periscope telephotof/3.5103mm1/2.0"0.8µmPDAFOIS4x-optical-zoom10x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
0.3MP TOF 3Df/1.0
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels40 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.7µm pixel
MultimediaBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification
- Samsung S5K3M2 sensor camera
- Quantum Color+
- Dolby sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud White
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3620 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateBq Aquaris M5.5 (16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.94W/kg (head) | 0.95W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.395W/kg (head) | 0.8W/kg (body)feature not registered
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