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  1. hamitako's Avatar
    Any inputs on what to buy, I personally like the design and build quality of the Q10 but the double typing issue is what makes me think of opting for the Q5 since they are both running BB10 OS and has a keyboard.
    09-22-14 08:36 AM
  2. James97's Avatar
    one problem ive had since i brought my Q5 is how easy it is for the dirt to get under the screen. other than that the Q5 is a great one to have

    Posted via CB10
    09-22-14 09:01 AM
  3. Bravurag's Avatar
    Q10 is the best

    Posted via CB10
    QwertyGurl likes this.
    09-22-14 09:09 AM
  4. mh1983's Avatar
    I have neither, but am strongly leaning towards the Q5 for these reasons:
    • No reported double-typing issue
    • Seems to have better battery life than Q10
    • LCD screen is easier to read in bright conditions than the Q10's AMOLED.
    • Better (fire sale) price than the Q10
    09-22-14 09:15 AM
  5. blueyestm's Avatar
    Double typing issue on Q10 doesn't affect everyone. You just see the people on here who have it. I've never had it and I know quite a lot more that don't have that issue as well. If you can afford it, I'd get the Q10. Battery life lasts all day and it is a very sturdy phone. I've lost count at how many times I've dropped that sucker and just have the OEM slim hard shell case on it lol. That case is beat to hell but the phones pristine.
    09-22-14 09:44 AM
  6. rfin16's Avatar
    Why is Q5 being abandoned by Telus and others? It is a cost-effective device which could keep more people using Blackberrys. I found one but would like to find others for family members too.
    QwertyGurl likes this.
    09-22-14 09:56 AM
  7. FirstBerry101's Avatar
    Future shop has q5's for 149 for telus.

    I have both q5 and and q10..... q5 all the way.

    I don't need extra storage, and if I did could buy sd card.

    Keyboard is awesome on q5

    Battery life is amazing on q5

    Camera isn't as good on q5, but it is okay. Honestly not big into pictures on a phone anyway.

    Swipe up is better on q5 because bezel is much bigger, always minimize apps on q10 while scrolling or playing games



    Posted via CB10
    09-23-14 03:31 PM
  8. bluemoon3x's Avatar
    I am an iPhone user but used both Q5 and Q10 for over a month.

    Case - Q10 looks and also feels more luxurious. Q5 is very slippery, had to buy additional rubber case.

    CPU - I know there is just 300MHz difference in CPU clock but Q10 seems much faster (just a feeling)

    Keyboard - soft silent and luxurious on Q10 but I make too many typos. Too many means I can't type a word without mistake. This was the main reason I downgraded to Q5. Keyboard on Q5 clicks a little more and you have to press harder but I make almost no mistakes when typing.

    Display - Amoled on Q10 more vivid but Q5 is also ok. No chance to test in strong sunlight.

    Battery - for me Q5. I use the phone quite a lot, mainly browsing, mailing, streaming movies to TV or listening music in car, lot of reading and some calls. Maybe the battery in Q10 is not ok but Q5 was a way better.

    Camera - nothing extra on Q5 but acceptable, never used camera on Q10.

    Small bezel on Q10 and I was constantly touching the screen when typing on keyboard. Also one of the reasons to downgrade to Q5.
    mh1983 likes this.
    10-17-14 08:50 AM
  9. mh1983's Avatar
    I continue to be "sold" on the Q5 from video reviews I've seen and posts here. I'm trying to lay low until the prices are rock bottom but I fear it's at the point where merchants are clearing out their inventory.

    Are others experiencing that? Are Q5s become a rarity? I'm in Canada and would like to hold out until December, but may have to reconsider if new ones are in short supply.
    10-17-14 10:18 AM
  10. huungryshark's Avatar
    They kind of get rarity especially the red one.

    Q5 > Q10

    Z10 (red) OS 10.2.2.1531 Q5 (red) OS 10.3.0.1418
    brogoh likes this.
    10-17-14 12:18 PM
  11. Matty's Avatar
    Yeah, for me I would definatly go for the Q5.

    1) Much better value for your money (specs wise)
    2) ISP LCD (brighter)
    3) Longer Battery life
    4) No double typing problem (but that only affects some Q10's) .

    BlackBerry 10 Wallpapers (BBM Channel) C004635F8
    10-17-14 12:41 PM
  12. huungryshark's Avatar
    That display and battery of the Q5 is really amazing.

    Got my red Q5 for 120euro nearly new at ebay and together with OS 10.3 it's an amazing device.

    The Keyboard is better than the Q10 one.

    Only negative is that is a very slippery device but an 2euro transparent silicon Cover does the trick.

    Z10 (red) OS 10.2.2.1531 Q5 (red) OS 10.3.0.1418
    DenimAndLeather likes this.
    10-17-14 05:45 PM
  13. Silverfern's Avatar
    Passport anyone? XD

    Posted via CB10 from BlackBerry Passport
    10-17-14 11:09 PM
  14. QwertyGurl's Avatar
    Hi I had the q10 the day it came out last year and its a great and powerful phone. I was given the q5 at work and had the pleasure of uding both and honestky the q5 heldbits own its basically the kid sisteryo the q10 at a mich cheaper price. Unfortunately my q10 died last month and I had to go Android (shudders) cuz Koodo didn't carry bb anymore.

    However I'm getting an almost new q5 this weekend from kijiji and I'm super excited! Q5 BB10 BABY! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜†

    Posted via the CrackBerry App for Android
    10-18-14 06:12 AM
  15. QwertyGurl's Avatar
    I have wondered the same thing. Even the darn Z30 is difficult to find here in Toronto

    Posted via the CrackBerry App for Android
    10-18-14 06:13 AM
  16. anischab's Avatar
    I didn'tt eever read about douuble typing issue on the Q5!

    I did not correct my upper line so you see what I am talking about!

    Q5 if it was okay when you tried it.
    Battery? I use an extra battery with charger (bundle)...
    Double typing... I got used to it, I immediately hit [DEL] when it occurs.
    I got a passport, but it's not (yet) my daily driver!

    BlackBerry|Q10, SQN100-3, OS 10.2.1.2941; BlackBerry|Passport, SQW100-1, OS 10.3.0.675
    10-18-14 06:54 AM
  17. huungryshark's Avatar
    Passport anyone? XD

    Posted via CB10 from BlackBerry Passport
    No, thanks Reminds me too much of Ritter Sport Chocolate we have here in germany.

    Too big as daily driver

    Z10 (red) OS 10.2.2.1531 Q5 (red) OS 10.3.0.1418
    mh1983 likes this.
    10-18-14 08:28 AM
  18. smart548's Avatar
    Get the Q5 if you don't plan to install a lot of 3D games at the same time. Otherwise go with the Q10.

    From a Q10 owner ;-)
    10-18-14 08:44 AM
  19. 485's Avatar
    Aside from the build quality I don't think there is much difference between the Q10 and Q5. The specs are similar and they both run BB10 OS really well.

    Lots of people (including me) prefer the keyboard on the Q5 so that is a factor. If you're looking for value for money the Q5 is the best.
    Last edited by 485; 10-18-14 at 02:44 PM.
    10-18-14 12:53 PM
  20. smitty1077's Avatar
    If you don't want to get a Passport or Classic, I suggest the Q10. Nicer device with a premium feel.

    Posted from my BlackBerry Z30
    10-18-14 05:14 PM
  21. longeris's Avatar
    I have a Q10, and I think u should you for it. I have a friend who bought a Q5, believe me Q10 is all the way better.

    Posted via CB10
    10-19-14 04:39 AM
  22. matorix's Avatar
    Get the Q5 if you don't plan to install a lot of 3D games at the same time. Otherwise go with the Q10.

    From a Q10 owner ;-)
    I have some of 3D games and don't see any problem. Of course, every Android game will drain your battery fast, but beside that... Games run smoothly on Q5(:
    mh1983 likes this.
    10-19-14 03:55 PM
  23. smart548's Avatar
    I have some of 3D games and don't see any problem. Of course, every Android game will drain your battery fast, but beside that... Games run smoothly on Q5(:
    I know,I know I was just referring to the "limited" internal storage
    10-19-14 07:46 PM
  24. skstrials's Avatar
    You should get the Q10.

    Posted via CB10
    10-19-14 11:15 PM
  25. xpnoiboix's Avatar
    Had q10 now q5, I say q10!!

    Posted via CB10
    10-28-14 01:01 AM
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