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BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE) vs BlackBerry Z30

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between BlackBerry Q5 vs BlackBerry Z30 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare BlackBerry Z30 XBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)03Points
BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)
3.1"
IPS

720x720

5
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2180
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
BlackBerry Z30
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2880
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? BlackBerry Z30

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)3 Advantages BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)vsZ3010 Advantages BlackBerry Z30
+120 grams (4.2 ounces)42%
Lighter
vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
+328 PPI12%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs294 PPI
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+1.7Ghz 32bit Dual-Core42%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB (6GB user free)vs+16GB167%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
10.8 millimeters (0.43 inches)vs+9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)15%
Thinner
TFT LCD IPSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x720 pixelsvs+720x1280 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
3.1"vs+5"61%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
2180 mAhvs+2880 mAh32%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Micro HDMI Type DAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable

29 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR2
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
(front) 2MP
Full HD (1920x1080)
+22 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 Z30
ModelQ5 (4G LTE)Z30
Other model namesRIM BlackBerry Q5 SQR100-1, BlackBerry Q5 SQR100-2BlackBerry Z30 4G LTE, BlackBerry Z30 STA100-2, RIM Aristo
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandBlackBerryBlackBerry
Release dateJune, 2013October, 2013
Depth10.8 millimeters (0.43 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)66 x 120 millimeters (2.6 x 4.72 in)72 x 140.7 millimeters (2.83 x 5.54 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)BlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Z30
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 10.2BlackBerry OS 10.2
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Z30
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM893032bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Plus MSM8960
CPU processor1.2Ghz Dual-Core Krait 2001.7Ghz Dual-Core Krait
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 320
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR2
Internal storage8GB (6GB user free)16GB
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Z30
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size3.1" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~39.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~68% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x720 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)328 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Z30
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
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: 800/900/1800/2600LTE 800/900/1800/2600 - STA100-3: 700/1700/1900/2100
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
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 Z30
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 Z30
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo only main camerafeature not registered
2ª cameraBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Z30
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 Z30
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Z30
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Z30
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
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
- BBM 6
- HDR photo/video
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- WiFi direct
Power supplyBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Z30
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2180 mAh2880 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy750 minutes | 12.5 hours | 0.5 day1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 days23040 minutes | 384 hours | 16 days
Radiation rateBlackBerry Q5 (4G LTE)BlackBerry Z30
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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