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BlackBerry Q5 coming to India on July 16, to be priced below Rs 30,000


Ankit Tuteja,IBNLive.com
Jul 10, 2013 at 09:10am IST

New Delhi: BlackBerry is all set to launch its much-awaited BlackBerry Q5 handset in India on July 16. According to a source, with information on the BlackBerry Q5 launch plans in India, the smartphone will be priced under Rs 30,000. This nugget helps us to conclude that the low-cost BlackBerry 10 smartphone will be priced between Rs 25,000 and Rs 30,000.

Unveiled in May, the BlackBerry Q5 is BlackBerry's third smartphone to run the new BlackBerry 10 system. The Q5 has a physical keyboard, something that sets BlackBerry's devices apart from Apple's iPhone and most Android phones.

The Q5 differs only slightly from the Q10. Both have 2GB of RAM, though the Q5 has only 8GB of flash memory compared to 16GB for the Q10. Both Q5 and Q10 have 2 megapixel front-facing cameras, but the Q5's rear-facing camera is only 5 megapixels, compared to the 8 megapixel camera in the Q10.

BlackBerry Q5 coming to India on July 16, to be priced below Rs 30,000

Unveiled in May, the BlackBerry Q5 is BlackBerry's third smartphone to run the new BlackBerry 10 system.

The Q5 has a 3.1-inch LCD display, while the Q10 is 3.1 inches LED. It is beleived that the device will be available in India in red, black, white and pink.

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