BlackBerry Q5 review & Specs

  • Release Date: 2013, May
  • Dimensions: 120 x 66 x 10.8 mm
  • Weight: 120 g
  • Screen: 3.1", IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Single, 5 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 2 MP
  • Memory: 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 2180 mAh
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

General info

The general info contains information about specific screen technology, display size and the maximum number of displayed colors. Also, here you will find the information about total number of dots per inch and screen resolution.

Technology: IPS LCD
Touchscreen: capacitive touchscreen
Display colors: 16M
Screen size: 3.1" inc
Screen area: 31.0 cm2
Screen format: 1:1 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio: 39.1%
Screen resolution: 720 x 720 px
PPI /points per inch/: 328 PPI

Camera and Video

Today the smartphones are going to replace a traditional camera and makes stand-alone cameras obsolete. Smartphones produce awesome images with great color. Below are presented parameters for taking photos and video shooting for smartphone BlackBerry Q5.

Rear camera, main: 5 MP, Single
Camera specs: 5 MP, f/2.4, 30mm (standard), AF
Functions: LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video: [email protected]
Front camera, selfie: 2 MP, Single
Specifications: 2 MP


The general technical specifications of the mobile phone – amount of internal and random access memories (capacities), central and graphics processing units. Results of performance testing.

Operating system OS: BlackBerry OS 10.2, upgradable to 10.3.1
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus
Processor CPU: Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait
Graphics processor GPU: Adreno 225
External memory: microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory: 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score: 16878

General specs

Color gamut offered by manufacturers, battery capacity, and product dimensions.

Release date: 2013, May
Dimensions (HxWxD): 120 Х 66 Х 10.8 mm
Weight: 120 g
Colors: Black, White, Red, Gray, Pink
Battery: 2180 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price: 70 EUR
Battery life: Stand by time- Up to 336 h (3G) Talking time- Up to 12 h 30 min (3G)

Communication and Connectivity

Type of SIM card required by the mobile phone, support of different mobile communication standards, and GPS system.

SIM card: Micro-SIM
Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps
Edge: Yes
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
NFC: Yes (market dependent)
USB: microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth: 4.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation: SAR - 1.33 W/kg (head)     0.85 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 1.38 W/kg (head)     0.85 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio: FM radio (after SW upgrade)
Headphone jack: Yes

Other features

Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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