They are called BQ Aquaris VS and VS Plus and they are two new phones with extensive specifications, but with a price that is very adjusted to most pockets. Framed within the Aquaris V range, both terminals enjoy an elegant design and metallic finishes.
They draw attention for their capabilities, both in memory and in processor power. But also due to the fact that they can be updated shortly to Android 8 Oreo. Best of all, they are not expensive.
The Aquaris VS, which has a screen with slightly smaller dimensions, will sell for 180 euros. While the Aquaris VS Plus will be available for 220 euros. Which is undoubtedly ideal for the younger audience.
BQ Aquaris VS and VS Plus specifications
|BQ Aquaris VS||BQ Aquaris VS Plus|
|screen||5.2-inch 16: 9 HD 720 x 1280 pixels 283 dpi IPS LCD||5.5-inch IPS LCD, 16: 9 FHD 1080 x 1920 pixels and 423 dpi|
|Main chamber||Sony IMX386, 12 MP Big Pixel Æ '/ 2.0 aperture, 1.25 µm / pixel||Sony IMX386, 12 MP Big Pixel Æ '/ 2.0 aperture, 1.25 µm / pixel|
|Camera for selfies||Samsung S5K4H8, 8 MP Æ '/ 2.0 aperture, 1.12 µm / pixel||Samsung S5K4H8, 8 MP Æ '/ 2.0 aperture, 1.12 µm / pixel|
|Internal memory||32GB / 25GB available and 64GB / 55GB available||64GB / 55GB available|
|Extension||microSD up to 256GB||microSD up to 256GB|
|Processor and RAM||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa Core up to 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Adreno 505 up to 450 MHz, 3 GB and 4 GB of RAM||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa Core up to 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Adreno 505 up to 450 MHz, 4 GB RAM|
|Battery||3,100 mAh and Quick Charge 3.0 fast charge||3400 mAh and quick charge Quick Charge 3.0|
|Operating system||Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) Upgradable to Android 8 (Oreo)||Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) Upgradable to Android 8 (Oreo)|
|Connections||Wi-Fi 802.11b / g / n / ac (dual band - 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) Bluetooth 4.2 GPS / Glonass NFC||Wi-Fi 802.11b / g / n / ac (dual band - 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) Bluetooth 4.2 GPS / Glonass NFC|
|Design||High quality polycarbonate, Beckers finish Anodized aluminum in White / Mist Gold color||High quality polycarbonate, Beckers finish Anodized aluminum in White / Mist Gold color|
|Dimensions||148.1 x 73 x 8.4 millimeters and 165 grams||152.3 x 76.7 x 8.4 millimeters and 183 grams|
|Featured Features||Fingerprint reader||Fingerprint reader|
|Price||180 euros||220 euros|
Features of the new BQ Aquaris VS and VS Plus
The new BQ Aquaris VS and VS Plus share a large part of their characteristics. It should be noted, yes, that the screen is different. The BQ Aquaris VS is planted with a 5.2-inch screen and an HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, which results in a density of 283 dots per inch.
The BQ Aquaris VS Plus, on the other hand, enjoys a 5.5-inch screen, a Full HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a density of 423 dots per inch. This will offer users a superior experience when viewing multimedia content and playing games.
At the heart of the device we find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa Core processor up to 1.4 GHz, combined with a Qualcomm Adreno 505 graphics card (GPU) up to 450 MHz. The BQ Aquaris VS can be found in two different versions with 3 GB of RAM + 32 GB of internal memory and 4 GB of RAM + 64 GB capacity.
The Aquaris VS Plus comes with a single 4GB version and 64GB of internal storage. In both cases, users will have the ability to expand the capacity of the device with microSD cards of up to 256 GB.
Camera, battery and more features
The camera is practically an essential element in any smartphone worth its salt. In this case, both models have the same main camera. A Sony 12 megapixel IMX386 with an opening Æ '/ 2.0 and 1.25 microns / pixel. The secondary camera, located on the front, is a Samsung S5K4H8 with 8 megapixels, Æ '/ 2.0 aperture and 1.12 µm / pixel.
In the section of the battery, there are differences in terms of capacity. The BQ Aquaris VS has a 3,100 milliamp battery , while the BQ Aquaris VS has a 3,400. In both cases, users will have QuickCharge 3.0 fast charging system.
They include a fingerprint sensor, located on the back of the equipment, just below the camera. Both phones are powered by Android 7.1.2 Nougat, but will be updated to Android 8 Oreo soon.
Price and availability
If you are interested in either of these two devices, you should know that the version with 5.2 inches, the Aquaris VS, is already on sale. You can get it, free, for 180 euros . The Aquaris VS Plus, on the other hand, will not hit stores until February 16. In that case the price increases, but only up to 220 euros.