The BlackBerry Q5 is hot off its Canadian release and will soon be arriving in the Dominican Republic and eastern Caribbean.

In just under a week the Q5 will be available in black and Pure White as well exclusively in Pure Red from LIME in the Dominican and will follow with a September 12th launch across the eastern Caribbean. 

Press Release

WATERLOO, ON, Canada -- BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) announced its newest BlackBerry® 10 smartphone, the BlackBerry® Q5 smartphone, which is expected to be available in the Dominican Republic on August 26, and in countries across the eastern Caribbean on September 12th.
The 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 Pure White, in all regions and from all partners, as well as in Pure Red from LIME, 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 onto the next. With its classic QWERTY keyboard, re-engineered for optimized typing, and its 3.1” touchscreen, the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone allows you to experience the best of both worlds.

The BlackBerry Q5 smartphone comes with the BlackBerry 10 version 10.1 software. As part of the BlackBerry 10 experience, users are able to access BlackBerry® Hub which allows you to stay close to what’s important, without interrupting any other tasks. In addition, users can create perfect photos with the Time Shift camera, and tell their story using BlackBerry® Story Maker and share them with friends on Facebook. The BlackBerry 10 version also allows users to stay connected with BBM™ Video with Screen Share, and grants access to more than 120,000 apps available on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront.

The new BlackBerry Q5 smartphone is expected to be available from authorized carriers and retailers in the Dominican Republic on August 26 and in countries across the eastern Caribbean on September 12th. For information on pricing and availability please check with your carrier or retailer.

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