BlackBerry announced on Tuesday that they are launching a BlackBerry 10 powered device with a full QWERTY physical keyboard called the BlackBerry Q5. The Q5 is very similar to the Q10 as it has a 3.1-inch touchscreen and a physical keyboard.
The Q5 is launching in black, white, red, and pink across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America in July. There is no word on the price yet. This is the third BlackBerry 10 device that was announced including the Q10 and the Z10.
The Q5 has a Instant Action shortcuts that you can use to perform tasks faster. The Q5 also supports BlackBerry Time Shift mode and Story Maker features. You can also switch between BBM chat to a BBM Video conversation to chat face-to-face.
?BlackBerry is excited to bring the new BlackBerry Q5 smartphone to our customers in selected markets around world,? stated BlackBerry president and CEO Thorsten Heins. ?The BlackBerry Q5 gives you the best of everything with its cutting-edge BlackBerry 10 functionality and a physical QWERTY keyboard. It is for youthful fans that are passionate, confident and bold, and it makes it easy for them to have fun, create, share and stay connected.?