• 3.1" (720x720) IPS LCD
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 5-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2180 mAh

The BlackBerry Q5 phone has a 3.1-inch (720x720) IPS LCD screen, a 5MP main camera and a 2MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2180 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon S4 Plus with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductBlackBerry Q5 (Launched 2013-05-01)
Display3.1" 720x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 5-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2-MP
  • Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8GB Storage
  • MicroSD (32GB max.)
Battery2180 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 120g (4.2oz), 120x66x10.8 mm (4.72 x 2.60 x 0.43 inches)
Diagonal (inches)3.1"
Display/Body Ratio39.1%
Sharpness (PPI)328 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2180 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time12 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon S4 Plus
Processor ModelMSM8960
Processor # Cores2
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options8GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size32GB
Operating System + VersionBlackBerry OS 10.2, upgradable to v 10.3.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT3 102/51 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro 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
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia Features
  • Java
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

BlackBerry Q5 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

No. the BlackBerry Q5 is not water-resistant as we do not find an IP-Rating.
No, the BlackBerry Q5 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Abroad. We mostly track United States data.
No, the BlackBerry Q5 720x720 display resolution is not 4K.
No, BlackBerry Q5 does not have Wireless Charging.
No, the BlackBerry Q5 does not have Qi Wireless Charging.
Yes, the BlackBerry Q5 is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat3 (102/51 Mbps).
No, the BlackBerry Q5 does not work on 5G NR networks.
No, the BlackBerry Q5 is not a USB-C device.
Yes, the BlackBerry Q5 has a removable battery.

BlackBerry Q5 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better