BY | June 19, 2013

It seems to have arrived far too soon. Blackberry Q5 release date is here and it will be followed by BlackBerry A10

Still riding high on the success of its all new BB 10 series, the BlackBerry is all set to go ahead with the launch BlackBerry A 10 and BlackBerry Q5. The forthcoming launch of the handsets is in line with the promise that BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins made that 2013 would be the year of the brand’s comeback with a number of devices to be launched all through the year.

The year  began with the launch of the Q10 and Z10 Smartphones that received a thumping success in the markets that were once dominated by the Canadian giant. And now rumors suggest that BlackBerry’s next flagship BB10 handset is set to be a ‘big’ full touch device to rival the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One. Called A10, the device believed to be a successor to the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry follow-on would be sporting an expansive touchscreen display reportedly backed up by a bulging array of premium innards.

While the tech experts believed that A10 might help revive the BlackBerry’s ailing fortunes, a source who claimed to have sampled a prototype device, revealed that the BlackBerry 10 handset will be hosting a ‘big’ full touch display, scrapping the physical QWERTY keyboard supported by both the BlackBerry Q10 and BlackBerry Q5. With the rumors It is also being said that device sporting a 5-inch screen would be nothing short than a powerhouse with BlackBerry getting ready to throw everything it can at this new, flagship handset.

Part of the BlackBerry’s 2013 line up that would feature five smartphones to be released at different intervals during the year, is Q5,  an affordable device aimed especially the qwerty lovers. The trade pundits have speculated that the BlackBerry Q5 features BlackBerry 10 and it features a 3.1 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 x 720 pixels, plus a full QWERTY keyboard, it also features front and rear facing cameras. On the front of the BlackBerry Q5 we have a 2 megapixel camera for video chat, on the back there is a 5 megapixel camera with an LED flash, the handset also comes with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of built in storage, plus a 2,180 mAh battery. It will also be packed with a  slew of goodies, like BlackBerry Balance, BlackBerry hub and more. Apart from BlackBerry Q5, the Canadian giant plans to release 3-4 more new models in the second half of 2013. BlackBerry Q5, in the meantime, is being launched in UAE tommorrow with $400 price tag.

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