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Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB) vs Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)

Side by side comparison between Bq Aquaris X5 Plus vs Realme 8 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme 8 Pro XBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)06Points
Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
5"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

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16PointsRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)Compare Bq Aquaris X5 Plus X
Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)

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 X5 Plus (16GB)6 Advantages Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)vs8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)16 Advantages Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
+145 grams (5.08 ounces)21%
Lighter
vs176 grams (6.16 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+441 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs411 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Cristal Dinorex (NEG)Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
5"vs+6.4"28%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3200 mAhvs+4500 mAh41%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

27 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
ModelAquaris X5 Plus (16GB)8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Other model namesBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB + 2GB RAM)Realme 8 Pro RMX3081 NFC (128GB + 8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandBqRealme
Release dateJuly, 2016March, 2021
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)70 x 145 millimeters (2.76 x 5.71 in)73.9 x 160.6 millimeters (2.91 x 6.32 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)176 grams (6.16 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 618
RAM memory2GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 1000 nits
Mobile networksBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/150 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 800/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,20)LTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(quad camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.3119º16mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.52" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.7µm 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/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
RadioFMNot supported
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 X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Rose Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Fingerprint sensor
- LED notification
- Sony IMX298 on camera
- PDAF on camera
- Dolby sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Infinite Black, Infinite Blue, Illuminating Yellow, Punk Black
- Realme UI 2.0
- Back camera: Samsung HM2 sensor
- Front camera: Sony IMX471 sensor
- Stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Always-on display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3200 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging50W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.1W/kg (head) | 0.53W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.253W/kg (head) | 1.48W/kg (body)feature not registered
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