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BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE) vs BlackBerry Q5 (3G)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE) vs BlackBerry Q5 (3G) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare BlackBerry Q5 XBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)02Points
BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)
3.1"
IPS

720x720

5
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2180
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
3.1"
IPS

720x720

5
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2180
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Q5 (4G LTE)2 Advantages BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)vsQ5 (3G)0 Advantage BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps138%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps

43 Common items in both devices
1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
2GB LPDDR2
8GB (6GB user free)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
120 grams (4.2 ounces)
10.8 millimeters (0.43 inches)
TFT LCD IPS
+36 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
ModelQ5 (4G LTE)Q5 (3G)
Other model namesRIM BlackBerry Q5 SQR100-1, BlackBerry Q5 SQR100-2RIM BlackBerry Q5 SQR100-3, BlackBerry Q5 3G HSPA+
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandBlackBerryBlackBerry
Release dateJune, 2013June, 2013
Depth10.8 millimeters (0.43 inches)10.8 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)66 x 120 millimeters (2.6 x 4.72 in)66 x 120 millimeters (2.6 x 4.72 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)120 grams (4.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 10.2BlackBerry OS 10.2
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM893032bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930
CPU processor1.2Ghz Dual-Core Krait 2001.2Ghz Dual-Core Krait 200
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR2
Internal storage8GB (6GB user free)8GB (6GB user free)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size3.1" inches3.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~39.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~39.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x720 pixels720x720 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)328 PPI328 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE SQR100-1: 700/850/1700/1900/2100 - SQR100-2: 800/900/1800/2600Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red, Gray, Pink
- BlackBerry maps
- BBM 6
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Gray, Pink
- BlackBerry maps
- BBM 6
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2180 mAh2180 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy750 minutes | 12.5 hours | 0.5 day750 minutes | 12.5 hours | 0.5 day
Standby20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 days20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 days
Radiation rateBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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