Entry level BlackBerry Z5 image leaked

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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22 Comments

1. Galen20K

Posts: 555; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

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

2. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I thought the same. :)

9. cabuya

Posts: 41; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

a least this one is more pretty in my opinion

14. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Agree.

10. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 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 nothingĀ®

20. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

You are stupid.

3. Alfred11

Posts: 1; Member since: May 30, 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! :)

4. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 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

5. zoom007 unregistered

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

6. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Because not everything is about the resolution.

11. wendygarett unregistered

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

12. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 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

7. NateAdam8

Posts: 413; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Next is the A5 LoL

8. FlushGordon unregistered

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

16. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 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!

13. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 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!!

15. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 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

17. rigorimpossible

Posts: 23; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

looks like a lumia 822..

18. htc_evo_3d

Posts: 84; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

Whatever... the phone looks CUTE...

19. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I agree!

21. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

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

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