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Entry level BlackBerry Z5 image leaked

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Entry level BlackBerry Z5 image leaked
We know that BlackBerry is expecting to launch 6 models this year. So far, we have seen the all-touch BlackBerry Z10, the QWERTY equipped BlackBerry Q10 and the emerging markets version of the Q10 known as the BlackBerry Q5. Now, images have leaked of a lower-priced version of the Z10 called the BlackBerry Z5.

Just like the Q5 offers a physical QWERTY that is not quite up to the standards as the one on the Q10, the Z5 looks to be a downscale version of the all-touch BlackBerry Z10 model. This device will probably find its way to emerging markets like India, China and parts of Asia. BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins had earlier hinted that there would be two high end, two mid-range and two entry-level BlackBerry 10 models launched this year. The BlackBerry Q5 and the BlackBerry Z5 would appear to cover the low end, entry-level market and the just rumored BlackBerry A10 would cover the high end. The BlackBerry Q5 and BlackBerry Z5 would take care of the middle of the market.

Since the A10 is believed to be a high-end touch screen model, that would leave the Canadian manufacturer short one high end QWERTY equipped device. Back in March, Heins said that a high-end BlackBerry 10 model would be coming for the holidays. Whether this is the rumored A10, or another model with a QWERTY keyboard is unknown. The executive said that he was excited about this phone. All of the touch screen models this year, the Z10, Z5 and A10, should have a 4.2 inch screen with the same 768 x 1280 resolution. And both QWERTY-equipped models, the BlackBerry Q10 and Q5 have the same 3.1 inch screen with 720 x 720 resolution. This makes it easier for developers to write apps for all models at once. 

Pictures supposedly of the BlackBerry Z5
Pictures supposedly of the BlackBerry Z5

Pictures supposedly of the BlackBerry Z5


source: BerryFlow via TechKiddy

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posted on 05 Jun 2013, 16:54 4

1. Galen20K (Posts: 511; Member since: 26 Dec 2008)


you mean to tell me, the Z10 wasn't entry level....? *blinks**

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 16:58 1

2. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5445; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


I thought the same. :)

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 18:21 4

9. cabuya (Posts: 24; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)


a least this one is more pretty in my opinion

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 19:01 1

14. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5445; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Agree.

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 18:38

10. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Who and why would anyone buy this cheap phone?

It dosen't cost an arm and a leg for a highend device!

Useless good for nothing®

posted on 06 Jun 2013, 07:31

20. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2323; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


You are stupid.

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 17:13

3. Alfred11 (Posts: 1; Member since: 30 May 2013)


Hi! What is the difference between the two? I know the new BB Z5 have a other screen size, but what about the processor, internal storage, camera resolution(sensor) screen quality (ppi)? Best regards and I love the variety! :)

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 17:24

4. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5445; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Talking about BlackBerry Z5 at the moment there is only rumors and no reliable information.

Specifications about other BlackBerry phones you can find here:
http://www.phonearena.com/phones/manufacturers/BlackBerry/available

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 17:29 1

5. zoom007 (unregistered)


it has a 720p screen...how come its entry level?

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 17:46 1

6. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5445; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Because not everything is about the resolution.

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 18:52

11. wendygarett (unregistered)


If its not 720p, do you think apps developer happy? If apps developer unhappy, blackberry will dead

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 18:56

12. MC1123 (Posts: 1229; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


Well it's because of android. It dictate what should be the high end AMS what is not... Really annoying Webern though 720p is great but android folks thinks its a lowend

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 18:00

7. NateAdam8 (Posts: 134; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)


Next is the A5 LoL

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 18:18

8. FlushGordon (unregistered)


BlackBerry should make ''entry-level only'' phones since their flagships are generations behind compared to others

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 19:20 2

16. MC1123 (Posts: 1229; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


You do know that if you speak about hardware the BBC z10 and q10 even the q5 is not entry level right? The have dual core CPU which is tolerable and most of all it has 2gb of ram..which only high end android have but the q5 will have that ram as well!

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 18:59 4

13. MC1123 (Posts: 1229; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


Lol...not at all!! Look at wp. Still at dual core and 1gb of ram.

Its not what the inside matters when the software is well optimize and running smoothly!!

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 19:03 2

15. MC1123 (Posts: 1229; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


Love it love it.. But I notice it looks like Nokia phone I think the 701 or the lumia 610..

But I bet it will be price lower than the q5 since I guess that the q5 might be price at $350 this will be in $250... Sldepends on the internal...I think if they will use OMAP chips and won't have LTE JUST 3G it will be lower. The price is right

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 19:30 1

17. rigorimpossible (Posts: 22; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)


looks like a lumia 822..

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 20:30 5

18. htc_evo_3d (Posts: 84; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


Whatever... the phone looks CUTE...

posted on 05 Jun 2013, 21:02 2

19. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5047; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


I agree!

posted on 06 Jun 2013, 07:35

21. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2323; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Wow, what a cute device! I loved it, now this should come with good specs to compete with Android.

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