BlackBerry Q5 Arrives in India for Rs. 24,990



As expected, BlackBerry has announced BlackBerry Q5 in India. It is priced at Rs. 24,990. This is the second smartphone with QWERTY keypad running on BB 10.1. It was announced back in May at the BlackBerry Live event in Orlando. Company is currently also offering its Blackberry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones in India.

BlackBerry Q5

BlackBerry Q5 features a 3.1 inch touchscreen LCD IPS display with 720 x 720 pixels resolution. It is powered by a dual core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. It runs on BlackBerry’s latest mobile OS BB 10.1. It is packed with 2 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. It also has microSD card slot to expand storage up to 32 GB.

It comes with a 5 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera for video calling. Rear camera can also record 1080p HD videos. Front camera can also record 720p HD videos recording.

BlackBerry Q5 has 3G, Wifi,Bluetooth and GPS connectivity features. It is packed with 2180 mAh battery that claims to give 14 days standby time and 12.5 hours talk time.

This smartphone comes with BlackBerry branded apps and other nice apps including BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Flow UX, BBM with voice and video chat, Time Shift camera,  Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, HTML 5 support in browser, BlackBerry World application store and more.

BlackBerry Q5 Key Specifications

  • 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Processor
  • 3.1-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 720 pixels, 329ppi
  • BlackBerry 10.1 OS
  • 35 key hardware keyboard
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8GB Internal storage expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
  • 5-megapixel rear camera
  • 2-megapixel front facing camera
  • 3G, Wifi,Bluetooth and GPS connectivity
  • 2180 mAh battery
  • 10.5 mm thick and weighs 129 grams

BlackBerry Q5 will come in three colors Black, Pure White, and Pure Red. Like other BlackBerry smartphones, it would also come with EMI options at 0% interest and 0% down payment on select credit cards.

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