The BlackBerry Q5 has been officially released at the Canadian company’s annual Live conference in Orlando after several leaks and speculation, promising to bring BlackBerry 10 in at a more cost-effective price.
Eyebrows were raised when BlackBerry’s initial two mobiles to sport the new BB10 OS, the Z10 and Q10, both carried a premium price tags, but initial concerns look to have been laid to rest with the release of the Q5.
Sporting the firms trademark QWERTY keyboard the clear plastic BlackBerry Q5 has been given the isolated buttons on the firm’s later Curve range of mobiles, marking it out as a cheaper choice.
BlackBerry Q5 mobile price and specifications
|Operating Frequency:||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900HSDPA|
|Display:||3.1 inches, 720 x 720 pixels, TFT capacitive touchscreen|
|Operating System:||BlackBerry 10 OS|
|Processor:||Dual-core 1.2 GHz|
|Card Slot:||Supports up to 32GB|
|Camera:||5MP, 2592х1944 pixels, auto focus, LED flash, Secondary 2MP|
|Colors:||Black, White, Red|
|Battery:||2100 mAh (Non-removable)|
|Connectivity:||GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, WLAN, Bluetooth, microUSB v2.0|
|Entertainment:||3.5mm jack, SNS integration, BlackBerry maps, Document viewer, Photo viewer, MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+ player, MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 player, SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, BBM 6|
|Other Features:||Qwerty keypad|
|Officially Announced:||May, 2013|