Updated 8 Jun 2017

BlackBerry

Q5

Snapshot: The BlackBerry Q5 has 4G capability, a memory card slot and a 720x720 screen. How does it rate?

Q5
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$567

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Test results

Overall score
49
Reception
?/10
Calling
?/10
Texting
?/10
Camera quality
?/10
Battery life
?/10

Good points

  • Reception is OK.
  • Good for texting.
  • Good for calling.
  • Has a memory card slot.
  • OK camera resolution.

But

  • Poor camera.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Functionality (18%) is based on reception, battery life, connections, memory and sound quality.
Ergonomics (12%) includes ease of use, portability, durability and display quality.
Calling (12%)
Texting (13%)
Camera quality (20%) including video quality
Music player (10%)
Internet and email (10%)
GPS Navigation (5%)

Key data

Model

Avg price
$567
Operating system
BlackBerry OS 10

More test results (/10)

Ergonomics
6.7
Internet and email
4.5
Handset capabilities
6.1
Music player
7.3
Video quality
3.6
Synchronisation
9.2
GPS navigation
3.4

Specifications

Size
Large
Dimensions W x L x H (mm)
66 x 120 x 12
Weight (g)
121
Screen resolution (pixels)
720 x 720
Screen size (inches)
3.1

Features

Touchscreen
Memory card slot
Dual-SIM
×
4G compatible
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
GPS receiver
Compass
FM radio
×

Camera

Camera resolution (MP)
5
Built-in flash