For years, BlackBerry was prominently known as a device maker that focused on the enterprise segment. With cutthroat competition from the likes of Apple, Samsung and other handset makers that made Android devices, BlackBerry made a move for the emerging markets, leveraging its messaging platform and making economy devices under its Curve series targeted at youngsters.
BlackBerry Q5 smartphone was launched in July 2013. The phone comes with a 3.10-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720x720 pixels at a pixel density of 329 pixels per inch (ppi). BlackBerry Q5 is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM. The BlackBerry Q5 runs BlackBerry OS 10.1 and is powered by a 2180mAh non-removable battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the BlackBerry Q5 on the rear packs 5-megapixel camera. It sports a 2-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
BlackBerry Q5 based on BlackBerry OS 10.1 and packs 8GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). The BlackBerry Q5 is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Regular-SIM card. The BlackBerry Q5 measures 120.00 x 66.00 x 10.50mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 120.00 grams. It was launched in Black, White, and Red colours.
Connectivity options on the BlackBerry Q5 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.00, NFC, 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.
As of 28th May 2020, BlackBerry Q5 price in India starts at Rs. 10,800.
|Release date||July 2013|
|Dimensions (mm)||120.00 x 66.00 x 10.50|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||2180|
|Colours||Black, White, Red|
|Screen size (inches)||3.10|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||329|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||32|
|Operating system||BlackBerry OS 10.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.00|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||No|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||No|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|