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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB) vs Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Bq Aquaris M5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Bq Aquaris M5 XXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)22Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

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

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3120
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)

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!

Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)22 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)vsAquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)5 Advantages Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
+2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Core70%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB
+64GB (51GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1080x2340 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.53"31%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/1.7" inches80%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.06" inches
+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) 20MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh44%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3120 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+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
+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
200 grams (7 ounces)vs+144 grams (5.04 ounces)39%
Lighter
8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
395 PPIvs+441 PPI12%
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
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

24 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
ModelRedmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro M1906G7G Global version (Hybrid-sim)bq Aquaris M5 (16GB + 2GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandXiaomiBq
Release dateSeptember, 2019May, 2015
Depth8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 161.35 millimeters (3.01 x 6.35 in)69.4 x 143 millimeters (2.73 x 5.63 in)
Weight200 grams (7 ounces)144 grams (5.04 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G90T (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MC4 800MhzQualcomm Adreno 405 550Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (12GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size6.53" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Dragontrail Glass
Display features60Hz, 500 nits, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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/upload600/150 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 800/1800/2600 (Bands 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
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
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size0.8µm 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 only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot 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 (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
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 (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red, Blue, Deep Sea Blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 and HDR display
- GAME Turbo 2.0
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification
- Sony IMX214 sensor camera
- Quantum Color+
- Dolby sound
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
BQ 3120
Battery capacity4500 mAh3120 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Bq Aquaris M5 (16GB/2GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.15W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1W/kg (head) | 1.47W/kg (body)feature not registered
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