Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Q5 vs Microsoft Lumia 550

BlackBerry Q5
blackberry q5
Microsoft Lumia 550
microsoft lumia 550
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Microsoft
Announced May 2013 October 2015
Status Available - June 2013 Available - December 2015
Price - Rs. 7,999 ($117.63) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 120 x 66 x 10.8 mm
(4.72 x 2.6 x 0.43 in)
136.1 x 67.8 x 9.9 mm
(5.36 x 2.67 x 0.39 in)
Weight 120 g (4.23 oz) 141.9 (4.97.0.32)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry 10 OS, upgradable to v10.1 Microsoft Windows 10
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 [Similar]
GPU - Adreno 304 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.1 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 720 pixels (328 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (315 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 39.25% 64.94%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Yes Auto focus, 1/4' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 2 MP, 480p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2180 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 336 h (3G) Up to 672 h (2G)
Up to 672 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 12 h 30 min (3G) Up to 16 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)