BQ is one of the most prominent Spanish firms within the sector of smartphones and tablets. In a few years has managed to make a hollow is this tough and competitive world betting on quality products, mainly intended for the average user, and at really competitive prices.
Now the Spanish firm continues renewing part of its catalogue and does so with the launch of the new BQ Aquaris M8, a tablet with Android operating system, at a low cost and especially the consumption of multimedia content-focused.
BQ Aquaris M8: “Smaller, equally large”
This is the strange and seemingly contradictory slogan with which the Spanish firm BQ promotes its new tablet Aquaris M8. Is is of a device of careful design and screen of 8 inches in diagonal whose main users are those that enjoy of contained multimedia. By this, the image and in sound have been two of the aspects to which BQ has lent a greater attention with this tablet.
With regard to weight and dimensions, 215 x 125 x 8,35 mm and 350 grams, it is a lightweight and easily portable device.
Inside find MediaTek Quad Core MT8163B processors up to 1.3 GHz and MediaTek Mali-T720 MP2 to 520 MHz accompanied by 2 GB memory RAM able to operate smoothly operating system Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow which has been pre-installed.
Image with “feeling of extreme reality”
BQ Aquaris M8 offers a 8-inch IPS LCD screenwith ratio 16: 10, s fingerprint and quality HD 800 x 1280 pixels with a density of 189 ppi protected by Dragontrail, “a layer of alkali-aluminiosilicato makes it resistant to scratches and scrapes, even of the smallest”. In addition, thanks to the technology of Glass – Film – Film (GFF), provides the user a “feeling of extreme reality”.
Sound that fits the content
The second aspect that enhances the multimedia experience is sound, and there has also focused its attention BQ integrating a “chip of intelligent amplification (Smart PA) that optimizes the response of the speaker depending on the content you play”. In this way the Aquaris M8 is able to increase the volume of the audio, but without distorting it, thanks to two speakers 0, 7W integrated in the front of the device.
In the section of video and photography, the new tablet BQ Aquaris M8 offers two cameras. A rear main camera Omnivision OV5670F 5 MP and opening of f/2.2 able to record videos in resolution Full HD 1080 p at 30 fps, and frontal Galaxy Core GC2355 of 2 MP or a front camera.
In terms of internal storage, offered with Only 16 GB of memory, you can store all your music, movies and photos because you can expand its capacity of storage through a microSD card of up to 256 GB.
BQ Aquaris M8 incorporates an input micro HDMI to connect the tablet to a TV or monitor and enjoy the content on big screen.
In addition, offers a micro port USB OTG which allows to connect a keyboard, mouse, and up to an external hard drive.
But if you are not friend of wires, also you can connect speakers, headsets and other compatible accessories using the connectivity Bluetooth 4.1 of low consumption.
Obviously, it also boasts connectivity Wireless Dual Band 2.4 and 5 GHz and 3.5 mm jack port. headphone.
Although we have not found the specific duration of the battery, since BQ they point out that “our priority is energy efficiency. To achieve this, in Aquaris M8 we have predominated the selection of low-power components and we combined them with a last generation 4050 mAh LiPo battery. The result: a tablet that can be used for hours and hours.
Price and availability
If you want a good tablet to surf the Web, check email, read books, listen to music or watch your favorite series and films. BQ Aquaris M8 is a great option that is now available for only 169,90 EUR both own BQ website and Amazon.