BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First Review, Camera, Price, Full Performance Specs

BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First has now been released in Russia in the month of December 2018 but it comes with scaled back features that only youngsters can be pleased with. First, the smartphone is small in size.

At the performance level, it comes with Spreadtrum chipset which we cannot tell how effective that is when compared to Snapdragon or MediaTek chipsets. At the camera department, there are simple cameras that only the naïve can use and be proud of.

In this article, we will examine areas such as price, camera, design, display, performance, etc of BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First.

Design and Display BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First

Body design of this device is plastic. Yet, the dimensions are 141 x 66.1 x 9.5 mm and it comes in only black color. The weight of the device is 130 grams. The smartphone is not a water resistant device, does not have both fingerprint sensor, nor face recognition technology.

Display type in this mobile phone is TFT capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. The screen size is 4.95 inches and it has no secondary display. Also, it is a multi-touch device, having pixel resolution 960 x 480 FWVGA, and pixel density of 217 ppi. Other protective display features are 2.5D curved glass, 18:9 aspect ratio, and 68.1 percent screen to body ratio.

Camera Features

At the camera department there is 5 MP at the rear of the BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First smartphone. Of course, this comes with LED flash. Meanwhile, at the front there is a selfie camera of 2 MP which comes also with flash option.

Other salient camera features include geotagging, auto focus, HDR, touch focus, face detection, time-lapse, panorama and others.

Hardware and Software

Android OS v8.1 Oreo reigns supreme in this device. We trust this operating system firmware will be able to upgrade to the latest Android 9 Pie as at when due. Moreover, Spreadtrum SC9832E chipset prevails in the device. Also, there is process technology 28nm and 64-bit architecture in the device. The CPU is 1.4 GHz Quad-core Cortex A53. In addition, the GPU is Mali T820 MP1.

Storage Capacity and Sensors

The internal memory of BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First 1GB of RAM, which is followed by 8GB of internal storage which can be increased to 128GB with the use of a micro-SD card. Sensors in the device are accelerometer and proximity.

Network and Connectivity

BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First is fully a 4G LTE smartphone and this means that it can handle GSM, HSPA, and LTE overall. Apart from the 4G, there is also 2G and 3G working inside the phone. There are two nano SIM compartments for the BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First smartphone for smooth network functioning.

Other connectivity components are Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, headphone jack, and micro USB 2.0. However, NFC, infrared, and HDMI are missing from the device.

Battery Life

Powering the BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First is a 2000 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery which doesn’t have wireless charging and no fast charging technology.

Price and Availability

The official or best price of the BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First is $75 USD. However, price of the device may differ from store to store and we cannot assure that anyone will find the price the same elsewhere on the internet. Released in December 2018, the smartphone will soon begin shipping to stores any time from now.

BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First – Technical Specification


  • Device Type


  • Model

BQ Mobile BQ-5015L First

  • Announced


  • Released


  • Status


  • Price

RUB 4,990


  • Type


  • Dimensions

141 mm x 66.1 mm x 9.5 mm (5.55 x 2.6 x 0.37 inches)

  • Weight

130 g (4.59 oz)

  • Colors


  • Waterproof No
  • Fingerprint No
  • Face Recognition


  • Dedicated Keys

Volume, Power

  • Device Security

Pin, Pattern, Password, Slide

  • Features

-Plastic body


  • Display Type

TFT, Capacitive touch screen

  • Size


  • Secondary Display


  • Touch Screen

Yes, Multi touch

  • Pixel Density

~217 PPI

  • Resolution

960 x 480 Pixels, FWVGA+

  • Display Colors

16 M

  • Display Protection Yes
  • Features

-18:9 aspect ratio
-2.5D curved glass
-~68.1% screen-to-body ratio


  • Supported Network


  • 2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 MHz

  • 3G Network

HSPA 900/ 2100 MHz

  • 4G Network

LTE Band 1, 3, 7, 20

  • SIM

Nano SIM

  • Hybrid Sim No
  • Dual SIM

Yes, Dual stand by


  • Chipset

Spreadtrum SC9832E, 28nm, 64 bit

  • CPU

1.4 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53

  • GPU

Mali T820 MP1, 680 MHz

  • RAM (Memory)

1 GB, 667 MHz, LPPDR3

  • Internal Storage

8 GB

  • Card Slot

Upto 128 GB (micro SD)

  • Dedicated slot

No data

  • Sensors



  • Operating System

Android OS v8.1 Oreo

  • Java Support No
  • Youtube Yes
  • Facebook Yes


  • SMS

Yes (threaded view)

  • MMS Yes
  • Email


  • IM Yes


  • Primary

5 MP

  • Flash


  • Front

2 MP

  • Front Flash


  • Video


  • Camera Features

Touch focus
Face detection


  • Bluetooth

Yes, v4.2, A2DP, LE

  • Infrared No
  • Wi-fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

  • Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
  • GPS

Yes, A-GPS

  • NFC No
  • Wireless Charging


  • Headphone Jack Yes
  • HDMI No
  • USB

Micro USB 2.0


  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • Speed

21.1 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA); LTE 150/ 50 Mbps

  • Web Browser



  • Video Format

3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265

  • Audio Format

MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player

  • FM Radio


  • Alert Types

Vibration, MP3

  • Ring Tones

Wav ring tones

  • Loudspeaker



  • Battery Type

Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)

  • Capacity


  • Placement



  • Features
  1. Document viewer
    2. Photo and video editor
  • Box Contains

-USB cable
-Warranty card
-Instruction manual

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