BlackBerry Q5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
The BlackBerry Q5 is a 2013 model featuring a 3.1-inch IPS LCD display, 5MP camera, and a 2180 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the Q5 to see if it's right for you.
Added on 05.16.14 | Last update 02.21.20
2013, May Price: 70 EUR
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus
Processor: Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait
Memory: 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Display: IPS LCD 3.1 inches, 720 x 720
OS: BlackBerry OS 10.2, upgradable to 10.3.1
Dimensions: 120 x 66 x 10.8 mm
Weight: 120 g
2180 mAh, Non-removable Li-Ion Compare with another model
Discover the complete range of BlackBerry Q5 specifications in the detailed specs table below.
BlackBerry Q5 specs
Brand and model
120 x 66 x 10.8 mm (4.72 x 2.6 x 0.43 in)
120 g (4.23 oz)
Black, White, Red, Gray, Pink
2180 mAh, Non-removable Li-Ion
Stand by time- Up to 336 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 12 h 30 min (3G)
Approximate price 70 EUR
Screen to body ratio
720 x 720 px
PPI /points per inch/
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main
-5 MP, f/2.4, 30mm (standard), AF
LED flash, HDR, panorama
Front (selfie) camera
Operating system OS
BlackBerry OS 10.2, upgradable to 10.3.1
Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus
Other models with the same chipset include:
BlackBerry Leap, Lava Iris 348, Casio G'zOne CA-201L, BlackBerry Classic, ZTE Grand X LTE T82, Xolo LT900, Pantech Vega Racer 2 IM-A830L, Pantech Flex P8010, Pantech Discover, NEC Terrain
- Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait
Graphics processor GPU
- Adreno 225
microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Communication and Connectivity
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions -3G - HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - SQR100-1
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SQR100-2, SQR100-3 -4G - LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 17(700) - SQR100-1
LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - SQR100-2
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS
Yes (market dependent)
4.0, A2DP, LE
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
FM radio (after SW upgrade)
Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Antutu 7 Score 16878 (Position 1669 out of 2128)
Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from
BlackBerry. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The base approximate price of the BlackBerry Q5 was around 70 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2013, May.
The weight of the BlackBerry Q5 is 120 g.
The screen size of the BlackBerry Q5 is 3.1" inches.
The size of the BlackBerry Q5 is 120 x 66 x 10.8 mm (HxWxD).