54points

BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)

91points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

93points

Samsung Galaxy S9

BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Comparison winner
Samsung Galaxy S9
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BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9
54
points
91
points
93
points

Why is BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 & Samsung Galaxy S9?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • Weight
    162gvs195,163g
  • Thickness
    8.3mmvs8.6,8.5mm
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) & Samsung Galaxy S9?

  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Shoots raw
  • Has a stylus
  • Uses 3D facial recognition

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 better than BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) & Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs8 x 1.5,4 x 2.3 & 4 x 1.7GHz
  • Pixel density
    570ppivs401,521ppi
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Download speed
    1200MBits/svs150,600MBits/s
  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30,2160 x 30fps
  • Widest aperture
    f/1.5 vs2,2.4 & 1.7f
  • Width
    68.7mmvs75.5,74.8mm
  • Height
    147.7mmvs151.8,162.5mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

162g

195g

163g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.3mm

8.6mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

75.5mm

74.8mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

151.8mm

162.5mm

147.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

401ppi

521ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

5.5"

6.3"

5.8"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.Has an AMOLED display
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615)

8 (Samsung Exynos 8895)

8 (Samsung Exynos 9810)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

5.Has AES
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

3.1 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

8MP

Best

Huawei Honor 10i

32MP

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/2

f/2.4 & f/1.7

f/1.5

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.Has a radio
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

5.Has dedicated media keys
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

3620mAh

3300mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a removable battery
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Punkt. MP02

4.Has an ultra power save mode
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

5.Supports fast charging
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9
2.Has offline voice recognition
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9
4.Is free and open source
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9
6.Has sharing intents
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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