BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced that the new BlackBerry® Q5 smartphone is expected to be available from authorized carriers and retailers in South Africa beginning in July. The all new BlackBerry Q5 smartphone features a QWERTY keyboard in a stunning, youthful design that is confident and makes it easy for customers to have fun, create, share and stay connected.
Available in black and white color models, the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone offers a powerful and unique mobile computing experience with its cutting-edge BlackBerry 10 functionality. Features and apps work seamlessly together, allowing your every move to flow into the next. With its classic QWERTY keyboard re-engineered for optimized communications and its 3.1” touchscreen, the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone gives you the best of both worlds.
The BlackBerry Q5 smartphone comes with the BlackBerry 10.1 software. As part of the BlackBerry 10 experience, a peek into the BlackBerry® Hub lets you stay close to what’s important to you without stopping what you’re doing. Create the perfect shot every time with BlackBerry Time Shift, tell your story using BlackBerry Story Maker, and share with friends on Facebook®. Use BBM™ Video with Screen Share, and discover the more than 120,000 apps available on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront.
For information on pricing, promotions and availability please check with your carrier or retailer.