BlackBerry today announced the newest BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone, is expected to be available in Singapore on August 2, 2013. The new BlackBerry Q5 smartphone will be available from authorized partners M1, Singtel and StarHub. For information on pricing, promotions and availability find out more at

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 two colours – Black and Pure White – 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 BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard, re-engineered for optimized typing, and its 3.1” touchscreen, the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone gives you the best of both worlds.

Cameron Vernest, Managing Director for Singapore at BlackBerry said, “The BlackBerry Q5 smartphone is ideal for first time smartphone customers and BlackBerry fans that want the powerful functionality of the BlackBerry 10 platform in a stunning youthful design. It features one of the best BlackBerry QWERTY keyboards and a touch screen, and makes it easy for customers to have fun, share and stay connected with those that matter to them.”

The BlackBerry Q5 smartphone comes with the BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.1. 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 the camera Time Shift mode, tell your story using BlackBerry Story Maker, and share with friends on Facebook. Use BBM Video and Screen Share, and discover the more than 120,000 apps available on the BlackBerry World storefront.

For more information on BlackBerry Q5 smartphone, check out our review here.