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About Blackberry

1. Trusted Brand

2. Once popular among corporates, Blackberry suffered a setback in popularity when Android and iOS entered the market. Owned by RIM and based in Canada, it develops its own Blackberry OS, but is now launching Android devices too.

3. BlackBerry device servicing is being handled by HCL which has service centres all over the country. Toll Free Number: 1-877-644-8410

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Blackberry Q5 details

Buy For
  • Blackberry 10 OS
  • Good battery backup
  • Powerful configuation
  • Ample storage
  • Better VFM against Blackberry Q10
Beware of
  • No 4G
Verdict

Blackberry Q5 is the most affordable smartphone running Blackberry OS 10. The price difference in compaison to Q10 is significant but feature wise its only marginally behind. Nice configuration, good camera and a long battery backup, time to be Blackberry boy once again. If you are a Blackberry Fanboy and were waiting for some affordable option on OS 10, this could be your pick.

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Display and Configuration

Blackberry Q5 sports a 3.1 inches of TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen Display with a resolution of 720x720 pixels and a depth of 16M colors. The device runs on Blackberry 10 operating system and has been powered with 1.2GHz Dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor complemented up with 2GB of RAM. It comes with powerful configuration which makes the device stable for long time in the market.

Camera and Memory

Blackberry features a 5.0 MP of rear camera with resolution of 2592x1944 pixels and with LED Flash and autofocus. It also has a 2.0MP of front camera for video conferencing.

It houses with 8GB of internal storage capacity which can be expandable up to 32GB via Micro SD Card. The device also comes with Accelerometer and proximity sensors.

Connectivity and Battery

On the connectivity front, Blackberry Q5 offers 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, GPS, USB, GPRS, Bluetooth etc. It is powered by a 2180 mAh non removable battery.

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Blackberry Q5 Price
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3.9 / 5
323 User Reviews
Rs.  12,681 ( out of stock )
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Blackberry v10.2, upgradable to v10.3.1
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • 8 GB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Does not support Indian bands
  • No FM Radio
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User Reviews

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OVERALL RATING

3.9 /5 BASED ON 1,107 RATING(S)
OVERALL RATING
  • 5 stars
    562
  • 4 stars
    247
  • 3 stars
    88
  • 2 stars
    55
  • 1 stars
    155
323 USER REVIEW(S)
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User Review Summary
All reviews
awesome camera (5)
poor phone (8)
awesome battery backup (25)
bad battery backup (1)
battery issue (2)
awesome display (6)
good voice clarity (1)
connectivity issues (27)
awesome phone (149)
value for money (10)
amazing performance (1)
hanging issue (11)
poor performance (4)
heating issue (2)
awesome performance (28)
fingerprint sensor (1)
service center (1)
build quality (3)
flash (4)
reading (4)
features (34)
gaming (18)
beautiful (4)
removable battery (2)
torch (1)
hearing (2)
fonts (1)
recording (2)
touch sensitivity (1)
burst mode (1)
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323 User Review(s) Review talking about - Read all Great camera Reviews
!!! Beware of Flipkart, the Cheat !!!
19 May 2014 By VISHNUDAS S On flipkart.com

I had ordered a Blackberry Q5. I received the item in nicely packed on May 05th. But within one week time, six of its physical keys started non-functioning. On May 12th I raised a complaint and my replacement request was approved. And I received the new item on May 16thnnInterestingly, the original item was manufactured in Apr 2014 and the phone had the latest software. The replacement item was manufactured in July 2013 and it had an older version of Blackberry OS. I received notification from phone that there is a latest software version available. But could not download over the air (OTA) since it is almost 700 MB in size. I have been trying the remaining two options to get the latest software since the time I received the phone. One method is to update via Blackberry Link and the last one is from web browser directly. But unfortunately I could not succeed using both the methods. To ensure that its not a problem with the laptop or data card, I repeated it with two laptops and three data cards (BSNL, Tata Photon Plus, Reliance Netconnect+). But there wasn't any difference.nnAnd more over the cell has poor signal strength inside a normal building. My carrier is Idea which has a very good presence in all over Kerala.nnI contacted Flipkart and I was disappointed by their bad response.nnI have decided not to use Flipkart anymore. I will let others also know about their commentable irresponsibility.

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BLACKBERRY IS BLACKBERRY
18 Jul 2013 By Tirthankar Biswas On flipkart.com

For those who hates blackberry......nOnce I was also in ur league.....nSomeday I keep in touch with a BB Curve 9220 & used it for 7 days.....nBefore that I used SG S4...nBelieve me guys I've fallen in love with the OS,with the ergonomics,with the design,with the feelings,with the usability,with the ease of use of a smartfone.nFor those who r claiming u can get 8mp or 13mp camera,big display,big fone like TV,this fone is not for them.nIf u are smart enough & wanna use a smartfone in ur daily busy life,then BB Q5 will make ur life simpler with each & everything.nI sold my SG S4 to buy this & believe me guys its awesome...nFor android & wp fanboys,if u use BB OS for 2-3 days,u will never get back top that crappy OS's.nI am not going to the specs,but showing u some easiness of using a fone bcoz a smartphone is for mainly for smart using & saving ur time in ur busy days_n1.U've to make 3 steps to make a call.n2.U can go to anywhere by typing its name from homescreen(that's the best part I like most)n3.The OS is blazingly fast & 2gb ram is more more than sufficient for it.n4.Simply stunning looks with awesome camera features.n5.The BB Hub.n6.Whats more u don't have to buy plans for BBM.n7.The premium BB keyboard.nReally friends after using Samsung galaxy S4......nI am saying "Its cool to own a Blackberry".....

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Blackberry Q5 User Reviews

Blackberry Q5 Specifications

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Key Specs
RAM 2 GB
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230
Rear Camera 5 MP
Front Camera 2 MP
Battery 2180 mAh
Display 3.1 inches
General
Launch Date June 16, 2013 (Official)
Operating System Blackberry v10.2
Performance
Average
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230
CPU Dual core, 1.2 GHz, Krait 200
Graphics Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB
Very Good
Display
Good
Display Type IPS LCD
Screen Size 3.1 inches (7.87 cm)
Resolution 720 x 720 pixels
Pixel Density 328 ppi
Very Good
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Display Colour 16M
Design
Height 120 mm Compare Size
Width 66 mm
Thickness 10.5 mm
Below Average
Weight 120 grams
Very Good
Colours Black, Red, White
Camera
Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup Single
Resolution 5 MP Primary Camera
Autofocus Yes
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Image Resolution 2592 x 1944 Pixels
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting
Camera Features 5 x Digital Zoom
Digital image stabilization
Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Camera Setup Single
Resolution 2 MP Front Camera
Camera Features Fixed Focus
Video Recording 1280x720 fps
Battery
Good
Capacity 2180 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Removable No
TalkTime Up to 12.5 Hours(3G) / Up to 10 Hours(2G)
Standby time Up to 336 Hours(3G) / Up to 336 Hours(2G)
Storage
Very Good
Internal Memory 8 GB
Average
Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 32 GB
Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
Network Support 4G (doesn't support Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
3G Bands:
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SAR Value Head: 1.33 W/kg, Body: 0.85 W/kg
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0
GPS Yes with A-GPS
NFC Yes
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0
Multimedia
FM Radio No
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Video Player Yes, Video Formats: H.263, H.264, MKV, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV, Xvid
Ring Tone Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration
Music Yes, Music Formats: 3GP, 3GPP, AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, WAV, WMA
Sensors
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Games Yes
Java Yes, MIDP 2.1
Browser Yes, HTML5, WAP 2.0
Phone Book Yes, Practically Unlimited, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID, Search by both first and last name
Email Yes, Push e-mail
Instant Messaging Yes
Other Facilities Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm
Applications BlackBerry maps, Document viewer
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