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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.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  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
  • Main Camera:  Single, 5MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 2MP
  • OS: BlackBerry OS 10.2, upgradable to 10.3.1
  • Dimensions: 120 x 66 x 10.8 mm
  • Weight: 120 g
  • Battery:  2180 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

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BlackBerry Q5 specs

General specs

Brand and model

BlackBerry Q5

Release date

2013, May


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

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 336 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 12 h 30 min (3G)

Approximate price70 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

3.1" inc

Screen area

31.0 cm2

Screen format

1:1 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

720 x 720 px

PPI /points per inch/

328 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

5 MP, Single

Camera specs

-5 MP, f/2.4, 30mm (standard), AF


LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video 1080p@30fps
Front (selfie) camera

2 MP, Single


2 MP

Video 720p


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
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

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Micro-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
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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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).