Blackberry Launches New Q5 in India for Rs.24,990; to be available in all stores from July 20th

Blackberry today announced the much awaited and the third Blackberry 10 smartphone, the Blackberry Q5 in India. Flaunting a youthful design, the new Q5 features a classic QWERTY keyboard and a 3.1” touchscreen with a swipe based UI. Powered by Dual core 1.2 GHz Processor, the phone comes with a 2 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage and a 32 GB micro SD slot.

Blackberry Q5 in IndiaThe Q5 is packed with 5 MP rear facing camera with LED flash and 5x digital zoom, while a 2MP front facing camera with 3x digital zoom. Its connectivity features include Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Wi-Fi and 4G LTE or HSPA+. Although the phone is targeted towards youth, it does not feature FM radio that’ll surely bring a disappointment to many.

Priced at Rs.24,990, the newest member in Blackberry 10 is expected to be available from authorized retailers in India starting July 20th. EMI options are also available with 0 % interest/processing fees.

The other major announcement that came from Blackberry is the availability of BBM voice to all BB users on OS version 5 and above from today onwards. As a result all the current BB users can now enjoy free voice calls over Wi-Fi via BBM.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Operating System: Blackberry 10.1 OS
  • Camera: 5 MP rear facing / 2MP front facing
  • Battery: Embedded 2180 mAh
  • Processor: Dual core 1.2 Ghz
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, micro SD(upto 32 GB)
  • Network Connectivity: 4G LTE or HSPA+
  • Colors:  Black, Pure White and Pure Red

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[…] year, BlackBerry had brought out its BB10 operating system and launched two devices – Z10 and Q5 on that. So, one just wonders why the company is coming out with a launch based on the older OS. The […]

huh
July 17, 2013 12:20 pm 12:20 PM

WOW! That is one ugly phone.

Arjun Aggarwal
July 16, 2013 11:00 pm 11:00 PM

Mr. Esmail
I wouldn’t exactly classify this phone as crap. But yes, it is overpriced. This phone should have been priced in the range of INR 18,000 – 20,000

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