BlackBerry Q5

59
Engadget
Score
59

It might work in a pinch, but you wouldn't want to use it regularly.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (BlackBerry)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Screen size
3.1 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (BlackBerry)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard (Capacitive [finger]) (4 rows)

Power

Talk time
Array
Battery type
Li-ion (2180 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (5 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Contact pictures) (yes)

Storage

Memory card
Array

Connectivity

WiFi
yes

Media

Media playback
yes

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac OS)

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes
Vibrate mode
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
Array

Display

Screen size
3.1 inches
Screen resolution
Other (720, 720)
Pixel density
329 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm

Hardware

CPU
1.2 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
2 GB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)