Comparison between:
- BQ Mobile BQS-5040 Force
- Huawei Honor 5A
- Huawei Honor 6A

Brand and model

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

BQ Mobile BQS-5040 ForceHuawei Honor 5AHuawei Honor 6A
BQ Mobile BQS-5040 ForceHuawei Honor 5AHuawei Honor 6A
Prices
Model aliasBQS-5040CAM-TL00
CAM-TL00H
CAM-UL00
DLI-AL10

Design

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

Width72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
77.1 mm
7.71 cm
0.253 ft
3.035 in
70.95 mm
7.095 cm
0.233 ft
2.793 in
Height146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
154.3 mm
15.43 cm
0.506 ft
6.075 in
143.7 mm
14.37 cm
0.471 ft
5.657 in
Thickness9 mm
0.9 cm
0.03 ft
0.354 in
8.45 mm
0.845 cm
0.028 ft
0.333 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.027 ft
0.323 in
Weight154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
143 g
0.32 lbs
5.04 oz
Volume94.61 cm³
5.75 in³
100.53 cm³
6.1 in³
83.6 cm³
5.08 in³
ColorsGold
Red
Black
Blue
Gold
White
Black
Gold
Silver
Rose-gold
Blue
Body materialsPlasticPolycarbonateMetal

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards222
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 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz (CAM-TL00; CAM-UL00)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (CAM-TL00; CAM-UL00)
UMTS 900 MHz (CAM-TL00; CAM-UL00)
UMTS 1900 MHz (CAM-TL00; CAM-UL00)
UMTS 2100 MHz (CAM-TL00; CAM-UL00)
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 1800 MHz (CAM-TL00; CAM-UL00)
LTE 2100 MHz (CAM-TL00; CAM-UL00)
LTE 2600 MHz (CAM-TL00; CAM-UL00)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (CAM-TL00; CAM-UL00)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

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+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

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 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat
User interface (UI)-Emotion 4.1EMUI 5.1

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 MT6735Huawei Hisilicon Kirin 620Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A534x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
--
CPU cores488
CPU frequency1300 MHz1200 MHz1400 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T720 MP1ARM Mali-450 MP4Qualcomm Adreno 505
GPU cores14-
GPU frequency600 MHz500 MHz-
RAM capacity1 GB2 GB2 GB
3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channel-Single channel
RAM frequency640 MHz-800 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB16 GB16 GB
32 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
267 ppi
104 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area65.77 %70.32 %67.82 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-Soda-lime glass
1000:1 contrast ratio
Viewing angle - 178°
2.5D curved glass screen

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint

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 typeCMOSCMOSCMOS BSI
Aperture-f/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses--5
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 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
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)

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.

Sensor type--CMOS
Aperture-f/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Field of view--80 °
Number of lenses-4-
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution-1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
--Box sound chamber
Smart PA

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

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

Version4.04.14.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DPA2DP
EDR

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE

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
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+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
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
H.263
H.264
MP4
WebM
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
WebM
WMV
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 mAh3100 mAh3020 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time8 h
480 min
0.3 days
33 h
1980 min
1.4 days
19 h
1140 min
0.8 days
2G stand-by time200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
260 h
15600 min
10.8 days
363 h
21780 min
15.1 days
3G talk time8 h
480 min
0.3 days
33 h
1980 min
1.4 days
19 h
1140 min
0.8 days
3G stand-by time200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
260 h
15600 min
10.8 days
363 h
21780 min
15.1 days
Charger output power--5 V / 1 A
FeaturesRemovableNon-removableNon-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)--0.373 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)--1.11 W/kg
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