BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) announced plans on Tuesday to launch Q5 in Canada on August 13. Blackberry Q5 is a low priced version similar to high end Q10 and is available in different colors. This new device will have 1.2 Ghz dual core processor with storage capacity of 8GB and a 5MP camera, and is also sleeker than BlackBerry Q10.

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In an announcement, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) said that latest Q10 and Q5 will be launched in its home market Canada on August 13, 2013. Buyers can have access to Q10 and Q5 from authorized partners like Bell, Fido, Koodo, Sasktel, Telus and Virgin Mobile Canada along with retail stores like Best Buy Canada, Future Shop, Target, TBooth Wireless, The Mobile Shop, The Source, Walmart, and WIRELESSWAVE, across the country.

BlackBerry Q5 specifications

Specifications of BlackBerry Q5 include QWERTY keyboard in an eye catching design reflecting confidence. It sits on a dual core 1.2GHz processor and also has touch enabled screen with 4G/LTE network support. Users can enjoy fast, smooth and enhanced browsing experience. Features like messaging and social networking features of the phone are interesting and allows the user to be connected on the move.

BlackBerry Q5 will be available in two colors; Black and Pure Red, in Canada. Q5 is powered with powerful and exclusive mobile computing features with its advanced BlackBerry 10 functions. Features and different apps work in absolute smooth coordination allowing the user to swipe easily between different activities. Touchscreen of Q5 is 3.1 inches and it offers best of both options; touchscreen and keypad.

 Q5 apt for any organization

Andrew MacLeod, Managing Director for Canada at BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) said that the country is home to BlackBerry and launching the device here is a part of continuous commitment and support to deliver technologies, which will help the Canadian enterprise and consumers to enhance the way they connect and communicate.

BlackBerry Q5 is providing better business enabled features, most dominant enterprise security and swift, hassle free experience making it an apt mobile solution for any organization, in Canada.

 The device comes with BlackBerry 10 version 10.1. BlackBerry Hub- a significant feature within BlackBerry allows the user to stay connected to what is important to him without hindering the work. A powerful camera feature is Camera Time shift mode for creating perfect shots and is also equipped with BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) Story maker. The phone also comes with an update sharing features on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter. Most popular app BlackBerry Messenger allows sharing video and screening share with the contacts.