Spanish tech company BQ has unveiled its latest smartphone. The Aquaris X5 Plus shares the same design principles of Aquaris X5 with a quantitative improvement in hardware components. The X5 Plus features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, rear fingerprint scanner, decent size battery and 4K video and capture capabilities.

BQ Aquaris X5 Plus Camera MWC 2016
BQ Aquaris X5 Plus Design MWC 2016

The X5 Plus is equipped with a 5-inch Full HD (1080 x 1920px) touch screen covered by Dinorex protective glass and Quantum Color + technology, covering a wide range of NTSC colours and offering a higher dynamic range. The Snapdragon 652 is clocked at 1.8GHz and paired with 2GB or 3GB of RAM. The device is configured with a choice of internal storage; 16GB, 32GB or 64GB. There is also a microSD slot supports up to 64GB.

BQ Aquaris X5 Plus CameraAnother key enhancement is the 16-Megapixel rear camera with Sony’s IMX298 sensor. It includes phase detection autofocus (PDAF) technology, f/2.0 aperture, dual Tone flash and is capable recording 4K videos at 30fps and slow motion 720p HD videos at 120fps. The 8-Megapixel front camera is equipped with a Sony IMX219 sensor. The X5 Plus is BQ’s first device to include a fingerprint scanner which can be used for identification or biometric authentication during payment processes.

Aquaris X5 Plus White Rose GoldThe Aquaris X5 Plus hosts a 3100 mAh battery. It is also equipped with 4G+ and 5 GHz Wi-Fi 802.11ac connectivity, as well as NFC and GPS + GLONASS. The Aquaris X5 Plus will run Android 6 Marshmallow operating system when starts shipping. It will be made available in 3 colour options; Black/Anthracite Grey, White/Silver and White/Rose Gold directly from