Comparison between:
- BQ Mobile BQS-5020 Strike
- BQ Mobile BQS-5040 Force

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

BQ Mobile BQS-5020 StrikeBQ Mobile BQS-5040 Force
BQ Mobile BQS-5020 StrikeBQ Mobile BQS-5040 Force
Model aliasBQS-5020BQS-5040

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
Height144 mm
14.4 cm
0.472 ft
5.669 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
Thickness9.5 mm
0.95 cm
0.031 ft
0.374 in
9 mm
0.9 cm
0.03 ft
0.354 in
Weight175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
Volume99.86 cm³
6.06 in³
94.61 cm³
5.75 in³
ColorsRed
Gray
Green
Black
Pink
Gold
Gold
Red
Black
Body materialsMetal
Plastic
Plastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIM
Mini-SIM
Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCMediaTek MT6580MediaTek MT6735
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores44
CPU frequency1300 MHz1300 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP2ARM Mali-T720 MP1
GPU cores21
GPU frequency-600 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB
RAM type-LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency533 MHz640 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage8 GB8 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area65.77 %65.77 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Aperturef/2-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm-
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Aperturef/2.8-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm-
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
-
Video FPS30 fps-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
MP4
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
WebM
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2000 mAh2000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time-8 h
480 min
0.3 days
2G stand-by time-200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
3G talk time-8 h
480 min
0.3 days
3G stand-by time-200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
Charger output power5 V / 1 A-
FeaturesRemovableRemovable
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