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Bq Aquaris X Pro (64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Bq Aquaris X Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S9 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S9 X07Bq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)
Bq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Bq Aquaris X Pro X25Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)

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 X Pro (64GB)
Aquaris X Pro (64GB)vsGalaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
 3%3%
+Lighter
158 grams (5.53 ounces)vs163 grams (5.71 ounces)
 9%9%
+Thinner
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameravsLED flash
 2%2%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.5" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 3%3%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3100 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)vsAquaris X Pro (64GB)
 13%13%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsLTPS IPS LCD
 106%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 34%34%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
568 PPIvs424 PPI
 12%12%
+Larger screen
5.8"vs5.2"
 2%2%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 12.2MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsIP52 certified

28 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR3
64GB (54GB user available) / 64GB (51GB user available)
Aluminum body, front glass, plastic back / Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
Only digital zoom
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Cristal Dinorex (NEG) / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
ModelAquaris X Pro (64GB)Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Also known asBQ Aquaris X1 Pro (64GB + 4GB RAM)Galaxy S9 G960F (Exynos) Single-sim
Country or region availableSpainEuropeEurope
BrandBqSamsung
Release dateJune, 2017February, 2018
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.7 x 146.5 millimeters (2.86 x 5.77 in)68.7 x 147.7 millimeters (2.7 x 5.81 in)
Weight158 grams (5.53 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glass, plastic backAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Bq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
HardwareBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953 Pro (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 (10nm)
CPU processor2.2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Mongoose M3
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzARM Mali-G72 MP18
RAM memory4GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (54GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI568 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 20)LTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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/upload300/50 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
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
Primary / back cameraBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Main camera12 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.5" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Carbon black, Glaze White
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyBq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity3100 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Bq Aquaris X Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.298 W/Kg (head) | 1.78 W/Kg (body)0.362 W/Kg (head) | 1.18 W/Kg (body)