BlackBerry today has unveiled the Q5 smartphone running on BB10. It comes with the famous BlackBerry QWERTY keypad and is budget friendly. The phone actually looks quite similar to the rumored R10 which has been leaked
multiple times in the last few months. The company has will be launching it this summer.
In terms of specifications, BlackBerry Q5 sports a 3.1-inch touchscreen alongwith a classic BlackBerry keyboard with discrete keys including some shortcut keys as well. Other features in the phone include BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Time Shift mode, Story Maker, new BBM features like Screen Share, video calling which is a part of the BB10 operating system. It also comes with the BlackBerry World app store which according to BlackBerry CEO now has over 120,000 apps.
The phone will be launched in four colors – Red, Black, White and Pink.
The BlackBerry Q5 smartphone will be first launched in selected markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia (including the Asia Pacific region), and Latin America, and will be made available in beginning in July.