BQ Mobile Fast has been introduced by the company as an entry-level smartphone with the trending iPhone X-like dual shooters. The device focuses on those who are on a tight budget and wants to use a sleek device.
It sports the 18:9 aspect ratio screen as well and runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo. There’s a fast Quad-core processor as well with 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage space. Without further ado, lets meet the BQ Mobile Fast.
BQ Mobile Fast Key Specs and Features
・5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 480 x 960 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 2GB RAM
・Quad-core 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6739WW
・16GB built-in storage
・8MP + 0.3MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
・2500mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
BQ Mobile Fast Design and Display
This Fast smartphone looks premium no doubt, it has the trending camera positioning that will definitely turn heads when you are out and about. It also has dual curved antenna lines to bring out the beauty even further.
You also get a fingerprint scanner in the usual position which doubles as a selfie shutter button as well. It measures 9.2mm in thickness and weighs 165g, you should be able to get it in Black and Grey colours.
BQ Mobile totally got rid of the side bezels on this one, this should give you taller display in landscape mode. While the top and bottom bezels are still thick and pretty much visible even though the screen offers the 18:9 aspect ratio.
The 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is really basic and standard. It has 480 x 960 pixels in resolution and 195 pixel per inch density for normal visuals. While the screen got up to 72.92% screen-to-body.
Hardware and Software
Under the hood, the MT6739WW chip from MediaTek handles all your internally needs. It was manufactured with an older 28nm process technology and comes with 4-cores of processor clocking at 1.5GHz as well, while the PowerVR GE8100 handles graphics.
You get to multitask with the 2GB of RAM it comes with. This has a memory speed of 667MHz as well. While the storage space is 16GB strong and upgradeable up to 128GB using a memory card. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
BQ Mobile Fast Camera
It has an 8MP rear main camera and a 0.3MP depth sensor underneath for Bokeh effect. For selfies, there’s a 5MP selfie shooter.
Network, Battery and Availability
The device supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB port, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS. The BQ Mobile Fast is powered by a removable Li-Po 2500mAh battery with no fast charging technology.
BQ Mobile Fast will be available on shopping stores, starting from $99 to $139, that’s about (N35,000 – N45,000).
Full Specification Of BQ Mobile Fast
・Announced: July 2018
・Status: Available. July 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
・4G Support: LTE 800 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 71.6 x 150 x 9.2 mm
・Colour: Black, Gray, Blue
・Screen Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 480 x 960 pixels
・Pixel Density: 195ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 72.92%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Quad-core 1.5GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6739WW
・Graphics Processing Unit: PowerVR GE8100
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 16GB
・Back Camera: 8MP + 0.3MP
・Front Camera: 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: Yes
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: No