BQ Aquaris M8 Tablet Announced with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow & 2GB RAM

by Pavan Kumar B.C 1

BQ has announced its Aquaris M8 Tablet for a price of € 169.90. The device comes with stainless treatment and gives a viewing angle of 160 degrees and uses Glass-Film-Film (GFF) technology. BQ has launched few devices in the past and among them few famous devices are BQ Aquaris U lite, BQ Aquaris U Plus, BQ Aquaris X5 Plus, BQ Aquaris E5s, BQ Aquaris E6 and few other devices. This new handset will be added to the companies famous Aquaris series, and this tablet will be available via BQ Store.

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The BQ Aquaris M8 Tablet will come with an 8-inch multi-touch capacitive display with 5-point simultaneous detection. The device comes with HD (800 x 1280 pixels) resolution giving a pixel density of 189PPI. There is a Dragontrail glass protection with a layer of alkali-aluminosilicate which provides more resistance to the device from scratches and falls.

Under the hood, there is a Quad-core 1.3GHz MT8163B processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and Mali T720 MP2 GPU. There is a 5MP rear-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture and has Omnivision OV5670F which is capable of capturing 1080p videos at 30 frames per second. There is a 2MP selfie camera for video calling with Core Galaxy GC235. On the connectivity front, there is Wi-Fi 802. 11802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1, micro- USB OTG, 3.5mm audio jack and GPS.

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There are other sensors like Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, LED notifications and Light sensor. Out of the box, the device comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and may also get further updates in the future. On the rear there is a 4050 mAh Li-Po battery and the tablet will be supporting various audio and video formats. The BQ Aquaris M8 has an onboard memory of 16GB which could be extended via microSD card slot.

Are you going to get this device from BQ? The company has not mentioned anything about the global availability of the device, but we will be updating you once we get more information on the same. Stay tuned to Phoneradar and comment in the section below for more.

Pavan Kumar B.C


Pavan is an Electronic & Communication Engineer, a Gadget freak and has passion towards Photography, Wild life, Sports and always trying and finding new thing in the fields interested. He also collects rare information, which are not in books (mostly about animals), and very much interested in modelling and acting. Loves to spend time with friends, kids and importantly, PETS!

  • Rohit Kavathekar

    BQ aquaris M8 tablet is an good choice if BQ launched it in india at lower price tag (less than 10k).