BlackBerry Q5 vs BlackBerry Classic

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Display

Size:

3.1 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution:

720 x 720 pixels, 329 PPI
720 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

39.03 %
41.18 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Yes

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960

Processor:

Dual-core, 1200 MHz
Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 225

RAM:

2GB
2GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

8GB
16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (10.3, 10.2, 10.1, 10)
BlackBerry (10.3, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

2180 mAh
2515 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

EIS, Video calling
Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2 MP
2 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

4.72 x 2.60 x 0.43 inches (120 x 66 x 10.8 mm)
5.16 x 2.85 x 0.4 inches (131.1 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm)

Weight:

4.23 oz (120.0 g)
6.28 oz (178.0 g)

Features:

Full keyboard
Full keyboard, Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black, Pink, Red, White
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17(700 b), 5(850), 4(AWS-1), 2(1900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 18, 2013

FCC ID value:

L6ARFT80UW link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.38 W/kg

Body:

0.85 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.24 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 449

Availability

Officially announced:

May 15, 2013
Feb 25, 2014
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