• 3.1" (720x720) IPS LCD
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 5-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2180 mAh
  • 3.5" (720x720)
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2515 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameQ5Classic
ProductBlackBerry Q5 (2013)BlackBerry Classic (2014)
Display3.1" 720x720 IPS LCD 3.5" 720x720
Rear Camera(s)
  • 5-MP (Primary)
  • 8-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2-MP
  • 2-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8GB Storage
  • MicroSD (32GB max.)
  • Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (128GB max.)
Battery2180 mAh2515 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 120g (4.2oz), 120x66x10.8 mm (4.72 x 2.60 x 0.43 inches)IP Rating, 177g (6.2oz), 131x72.4x10.2 mm (5.16 x 2.85 x 0.40 inches)
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Display
Product NameQ5Classic
TypeIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)3.1"3.5"
Display/Body Ratio39.1%41.7%
Resolution720x720720x720
Sharpness (PPI)328 PPI291 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 3
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameQ5Classic
Megapixel5-MP8-MP
Sensor Pixel Size µm1.4 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Product NameQ5Classic
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2180 mAh2515 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time12 hours11 hours
Music Playback Time70 hours
Computing
Product NameQ5Classic
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon S4 PlusSnapdragon S4 Plus
Processor ModelMSM8960MSM8960
Processor # Cores22
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz1.5 GHz
RAM Options2GB2GB
Internal Storage Options8GB16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size32GB128GB
Operating System + VersionBlackBerry OS 10.2, upgradable to v 10.3.1BlackBerry OS 10.3.1
Communications
Product NameQ5Classic
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT3 102/51 MbpsLTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
SAR US Head1.33 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.85 W/Kg
SAR EU Head1.38 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.85 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameQ5Classic
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameQ5Classic
Multimedia Features
  • Java
  • Java
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

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