• 2.8" (480x360) IPS LCD
  • 0.5GB
    0GB Storage
  • 5-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1450 mAh
  • 3.1" (720x720) IPS LCD
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 5-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2180 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product Name9720Q5
ProductBlackBerry 9720 (2013)BlackBerry Q5 (2013)
Display2.8" 480x360 IPS LCD 3.1" 720x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 5-MP (Primary)
  • 5-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
    • 2-MP
    Computing
    • 0.5GB RAM
    • 0GB Storage
    • MicroSD (32GB max.)
    • Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
    • 2GB RAM
    • 8GB Storage
    • MicroSD (32GB max.)
    Battery1450 mAh2180 mAh
    DesignIP Rating, 120g (4.2oz), 114x66x12 mm (4.49 x 2.60 x 0.47 inches)IP Rating, 120g (4.2oz), 120x66x10.8 mm (4.72 x 2.60 x 0.43 inches)
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    Display
    Product Name9720Q5
    TypeIPS LCDIPS LCD
    Diagonal (inches)2.8"3.1"
    Display/Body Ratio32.3%39.1%
    Resolution480x360720x720
    Sharpness (PPI)214 PPI328 PPI
    Features
    • Multitouch
    • Multitouch
    Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
    Primary Camera
    Product Name9720Q5
    Megapixel5-MP5-MP
    Hardware Features
    • Flash
    • Flash
    • HDR Photo
    Video Resolutions
    • 1080p/30fps
    Battery
    Product Name9720Q5
    Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
    Battery Capacity (mAh)1450 mAh2180 mAh
    Battery Features
    • Removable
    Talk Time7 hours12 hours
    Music Playback Time30 hours
    Computing
    Product Name9720Q5
    Processor BrandQualcomm
    Processor NameSnapdragon S4 Plus
    Processor ModelMSM8960
    Processor # Cores2
    Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz
    RAM Options0.5GB2GB
    Internal Storage Options0GB8GB
    Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSD
    Mem. Card Max. Size32GB32GB
    Operating System + VersionBlackBerry OS 7.1BlackBerry OS 10.2, upgradable to v 10.3.1
    Communications
    Product Name9720Q5
    LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT3 102/51 Mbps
    Modem Features
    • GPRS
    • EDGE
    • GPRS
    • EDGE
    • LTE
    WiFi Speed
    • b
    • g
    • n
    • b
    • g
    • n
    WiFi Features
    • Hotspot
    • Hotspot
    Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 2.1Bluetooth 4.0
    Bluetooth Features
    • A2DP
    • BT EDR
    • A2DP
    • BT LE
    NFC Features
    • NFC Supported
    Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
    SAR US Head1.33 W/Kg
    SAR US Body0.85 W/Kg
    SAR EU Head1.1 W/Kg1.38 W/Kg
    SAR EU Body0.85 W/Kg
    Sim Card 0
    Product Name9720Q5
    NameSIM0
    SIM TypeMicro SIM
    Multimedia
    Product Name9720Q5
    Multimedia Features
    • Java
    Audio Alerts
    • VIBRATION
    • MP3
    • WAV
    • VIBRATION
    • MP3
    • WAV
    Audio Features
    • Loudspeaker
    • 3.5mm Port
    • FM Radio
    • Loudspeaker
    • 3.5mm Port
    • FM Radio
    Audio Formats
    • MP3
    • WAV
    • WMA
    • FLAC
    • MP3
    • WAV
    • WMA
    Video Formats
    • MP4
    • WMV
    • H.264
    • MP4
    • XVID
    • WMV
    • H.264
    Sensors
    • Accelerometer
    • GPS
    • A-GPS
    • Proximity
    • Accelerometer
    • Compass
    • GPS
    • A-GPS
    • Gyroscope
    • Proximity

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