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

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

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Compare Bq Aquaris X5 Plus XRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)16Points
Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsBq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)Compare Realme 8 Pro X
Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
5"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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!

8 Pro (128GB/8GB)16 Advantages Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)vsAquaris X5 Plus (16GB)7 Advantages Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (104GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.4"28%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(quad camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh41%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3200 mAh
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
176 grams (6.16 ounces)vs+145 grams (5.08 ounces)21%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)5%
Thinner
411 PPIvs+441 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Cristal Dinorex (NEG)Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+19 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 featuresRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
Model8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
Other model namesRealme 8 Pro RMX3081 (128GB + 8GB RAM)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB + 2GB RAM)
Country or region availableBrazilIndia
Brazil, India
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandRealmeBq
Release dateMarch, 2021July, 2016
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 160.6 millimeters (2.91 x 6.32 in)70 x 145 millimeters (2.76 x 5.71 in)
Weight176 grams (6.16 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618Qualcomm Adreno 510 600Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (10GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedCristal Dinorex (NEG)
Display features60Hz, 1000 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
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/upload300/150 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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 800/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
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
CameraRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.3119º16mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.52" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.7µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- 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
- 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
Power supplyRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3200 mAh
Charger, watts50W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Bq Aquaris X5 Plus (16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.1W/kg (head) | 0.53W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.253W/kg (head) | 1.48W/kg (body)
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