HomeBQ Mobile BQ-5012L Rich launched with a very affordable price tag – Review, Full Specs and Price

BQ Mobile BQ-5012L Rich launched with a very affordable price tag – Review, Full Specs and Price

BQ Mobile BQ-5012L Rich is now available guys! The Russian based company has finally released their newest affordable smartphone targeting those on a budget. The phone looks beautiful and classy on the outside but packs low-class specs on the inside. Are you interested in the BQ Mobile BQ-5012L Rich? Then stay with me, lets review the affordable beauty together.


BQ Mobile BQ-5012L Rich

It sports an overall plastic unibody, and looks stunning for a budget smartphone. The way the antenna went above the rear features definitely adds to the beauty of the device. The rear camera sits at the top left corner with the LED flash right beside it.

BQ Mobile BQ-5012L Rich

The BQ logo is at the middle, with no fingerprint scanner in sight, while the ‘RICH’ inscription is at the bottom middle. Moving to the sides now, it measures 8.6 mm slim, and weighs 155g overall. The device is available in Gold, Black, Blue and Red colors which looks great with the design.


Lots of bezels are obviously at the front here, since it’s a budget smartphone. Take a look at the bottom bezel how big it is, but at least there’s a physical home button that doubles as a fingerprint scanner on it. The top bezel houses the selfie camera, a front LED flash, the speaker triple and the ambient light sensor.

The portable 5-inch HD IPS capacitive touchscreen boasts of 1280 x 720 pixels in resolution and 294 pixel per inch density. The multi-touch screen stretched up to 66.6% screen to body ratio and offers scratch resistant. The screen should display clear visuals which is impressive for a budget device like this.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood is the MediaTek MT6737 chipset with Quad-core processor. The processor on this device reaches a clock speed of 1.3 GHz with 64-bit CPU architecture and 28nm process technology. The graphics processor in charge of everything graphics is the ARM Mali-T720 MP2 processor reaching a speed of 550 MHz.

Multitask light apps with just 1GB of RAM space, the RAM reaches a memory speed of 640MHz. For storage, there’s only 8GB of internal storage space, which of course is upgradeable up to 32GB using microSD. The 5012L Rich smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with modified user interface.


The rear camera is an 8MP shooter that captures 3K resolution images, all photographs taken with the 5012L Rich boasts of 3266 x 2449 pixels in dimension. It comes with a LED flash and other quality features like autofocus, touch focus and the rest. Take selfies with the 5MP front camera, the camera comes with a front LED flash as well. You can also record videos of 720 pixels at 30 frames per second.


Powering the BQ Mobile BQ-5012L Rich is a 2400mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with no fast charging technology support. It shouldn’t take long to fully charge up the 2400mAh battery, not more than 2 hours tops.


BQ Mobile BQ-5012L Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model BQ Mobile BQ-5012L
Announced February, 2018
Released February, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type Nano + Nano
SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Plastic
Dimensions 144.9 x 71.7 x 8.6 mm
Weight 155g
Protection No
Colours Gold, Black, Red, Blue


Display Type HD IPS capacitive touchscreen
Size 5-inch
Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 294ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 66.6%
Touch Screen Yes
Features Multi-touch
Secondary Display No


Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Exposure compensation
Face detection
ISO settings
Scene mode
Touch focus
White balance settings
Yes, LED flash
5MP with LED flash


Android 7.0 Nougat
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


MediaTek MT6737
CPU Quad-Core 1.3GHz
GPU ARM Mali-T720 MP2
Internal Storage 8GB
Yes, up to 32GB
Fingerprint (Front)
Ambient Light
Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Facial Recognition No


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2400mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No
Talk Time
Music Play


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
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