BlackBerry launches Q5 QWERTY smartphone in Singapore

The mid-range LTE and NFC capable BlackBerry Q5 runs on the BlackBerry 10 operating system and will be available in Singapore on 2 August in Black and Pure White from M1, SingTel and StarHub.

RRP: SGD$528 (without line contract).

The BlackBerry Q5 (SGD$528 without line contract) will be available in Singapore on 2 August in Black and Pure White from M1, SingTel and StarHub. The Red version is not available in Singapore.

The BlackBerry Q5 (SGD$528 without line contract) will be available in Singapore on 2 August in Black and Pure White from M1, SingTel and StarHub. The Red version is not available in Singapore.

The Q5 comes with the classic BlackBerry physical keypad and is the younger sibling of the Q10.

It occupies the market segment previously held by BlackBerry’s Curve series, and is targeted at the young and fun-loving crowd.

The smartphone has a 3.1” IPS LCD square touchscreen (720 x 720 @ 329ppi) and an embedded 2180 mAh battery.

The Q5 runs on a Dual Core 1.2GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 8GB internal memory (4.3GB available to user), with a hot-swappable microSD slot for up to an additional 32GB of external memory.

The 5-megapixel rear camera (with LED flash) does 1080p HD video recording while the 2MP front camera records 720p HD video.

Apart from Singapore, the Q5 will also be available in selected markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia (including the Asia Pacific region), and Latin America,

Below are the main specifications for the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone.

Click to view enlarged version of the technical specifications of the BlackBerry Q5.

Click to view enlarged version of the technical specifications of the BlackBerry Q5.

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