BlackBerry Q5 Price and Availability in Malaysia

Models with BlackBerry Q5
Models with BlackBerry Q5

BlackBerry Q5 will be available in Malaysia beginning July 15, 2013. The recommended retail price of RM1,299. Read on for Q5 specs and how it is compared to Q10.

BlackBerry Q5 is the 2nd QWERTY keyboard BlackBerry 10 smartphone. The higher-end sibling is BlackBerry Q10 which was released in May 2013. Q5 is available in 3 colours – Black, White, Red. The pink Q5 is missing for Malaysian. See pink BlackBerry Q5 picture in this article.

Annamalai Muthu, Managing Director for Malaysia at BlackBerry said, “Malaysia is a key market for us and we are excited to bring the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone here. We believe that the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone will offer a great experience to customers who want to have the power of BlackBerry 10 with a QWERTY keyboard in a stylish youthful design, and available in three stunning colours.”

BlackBerry Q5 specs

Here is the BlackBerry Q5 official specs in Malaysia:

  • Processor: Dual Core 1.2 GHz
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, support microSD card up to 32GB
  • Display: 3.1-inch IPS LCD display, 720×720 resolution at 329 PPI
  • Camera: 5MP rear facing camera and 2MB front facing camera
  • Software: BlackBerry 10.1 Operating System
  • Connectivity: GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, 4G LTE, HSPA+
  • Battery: 2180 mAh (up to 9 hours video playback or 12.5 hours talk time)
  • Weight: 120 gram

Compare BlackBerry Q5 vs Q10

BlackBerry Q5 Black White Red
BlackBerry Q5 Black White Red

Though both are BlackBerry 10 QWERTY smartphones, BlackBerry Q10 is more advance than Q5 as listed below:

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, BlackBerry Q5, BlackBerry Q10
Processor, Dual Core 1.2 GHz, Dual Core 1.5 GHz
Storage, 8GB, 16GB
Rear Camera, 5 MP, 8 MP
microHDMI, No, Yes
Display, IPS LCD, Super AMOLED
Battery, 2180 mAh, 2100 mAh (removable)
Price, RM1299, RM2388

Video: Explore the new BlackBerry Q5


Price and Availability

BlackBerry Q5 recommended retail price is RM1299, available in Malaysia beginning July 15, 2013. Malaysia telcos – Maxis, Celcom, Tune Talk, and U Mobile – to offer BlackBerry Q5 with contracts.

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