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Bq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition) vs Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)

Side by side comparison between Bq Aquaris X5 vs Microsoft Lumia 640 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Microsoft Lumia 640 XBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)13Points
Bq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)
5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsMicrosoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)Compare Bq Aquaris X5 X
Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

1mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Bq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)

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Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)13 Advantages Bq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)vsLumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)5 Advantages Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
+1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core42%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+16GB (11GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (3GB available)
+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)17%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1/3.06" inches31%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/4" inches
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 5MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1MP
+2000000 apps (Google Play Store)186%
More apps available to download and use
vs700000 apps (Marketplace)
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2900 mAh16%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2500 mAh
+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
148 grams (5.18 ounces)vs+145 grams (5.08 ounces)2%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

31 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
720x1280 pixels
294 PPI
5"
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+24 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 featuresBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
ModelAquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
Other model namesBq Aquaris X5 Cyanogen Edition (16GB + 2GB RAM)Microsoft Lumia 640 LTE Dual Chip RM-1077, Lumia 640 RM-1077
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
feature not registered
BrandBqMicrosoft
Release dateNovember, 2015April, 2015
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70.5 x 144.4 millimeters (2.78 x 5.69 in)72.2 x 141.3 millimeters (2.84 x 5.56 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Bq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
Operating systemCyanogenMod 12.1Windows Phone 8.1
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 MSM8916v2 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 306 450MhzQualcomm Adreno 305 400Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)8GB (3GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassDragontrail GlassGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 800/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,20)LTE Cat4 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/20/28/32/38/40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1280x720 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
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 X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
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
Other features- Colors: Black
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification
- Sony IMX214 on main camera
- Dolby sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Lumia Denim UI
- Microsoft ClearBlack display
- OneDrive 30GB
- Beidou GPS
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2900 mAh2500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered50400 minutes | 840 hours | 35 days
Radiation rateBq Aquaris X5 (Cyanogen edition)Microsoft Lumia 640 (Dual-Sim LTE)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.491W/kg (head) | 0.76W/kg (body)feature not registered
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