Summary: Austerity measures? Following the exceptional BlackBerry Q10, the Canadian manufacturer releases an even less expensive version on the market dubbed BlackBerry Q5. For an RRP of 399 Euros (~$534), the smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard inherits a lot of traits from its Q10 sister model, such as a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC with 1.2 GHz, 8 GB of flash memory and 2 GB of RAM.
Pros: Great backlit QWERTY keyboard, Controls, Decent build quality, Very bright, high-contrast IPS screen, Battery runtimes, Good OS, Well-conceived one-hand usage, Business extras, The very bright, high-contrast IPS screen and the great QWERTY keyboard.
Cons: Material impression, Non-removable battery, Below-average cameras, Small screen in 1:1 format, Store not yet on par with Android or iOS, A higher quality casing and a removable battery.