IMO Q5 affordable smartphone launches on TESCO for £80

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The IMO Q5 smartphone is a product of a collaboration between IMO Mobile and British retailer, Tesco. The compact Android 12 smartphone has a 5.5-inch IPS display, is powered by a Unisoc chipset, and has a smallish 2500 mAh battery.

Other features include 2 GB RAM, 16 GB built-in storage, and 4G LTE network support. There is a 5MP selfie camera at the front and a 13MP dual camera at the back. Expectedly, considering the price, there is no fingerprint scanner, but there is face unlock.

IMO Q5 smartphone

IMO Q5 specifications

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE.
  • 5G mobile network bands: No
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 12

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 148.2 x 71.1 x 10.2 mm
  • Weight: 170g
  • Display: 5.5 inches, 540 x 1132 pixels, 60 Hz refresh rate, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD screen
  • Colours: Midnight Blue.
  • Physical Build: Plastic frame; plastic rear panel.

Internal Hardware Specs

  • CPU/Processor: 64-bit, 1.4 GHz Octa-core
  • Chipset: Unisoc SC9832E
  • GPU/Graphics Processing Unit:
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Extended/Virtual RAM: N/A
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB

Photography, Video Recording

  • Main Camera: 13 MP main sensor + 0.3 MP, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 5 MP, fixed focus, Face Recognition, 720p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: No.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: No.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): No.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Blaster: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.2
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0.
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 2500 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 5W charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number:

Launch/Release Dates

  • Announced: November 18, 2022
  • Release Date: November 18, 2022

Price of IMO Q5 in the UK

The IMO Q5 phone is available in the United Kingdom (UK) for £79.99 only, from Tesco and Tesco Mobile stores. It is available on a pay-as-you-go plan (unlimited text and calls plus a data bundle), a monthly payment, and also SIM-free.

Does IMO Q5 have Google Play Store?

It supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.

Will IMO Q5 work in the USA?

This is a GSM phone and is supported on US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile and other networks riding on their networks. It does not support CDMA networks. Do make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on their service, if travelling to the USA.

Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Not available.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is a recommendation based on the specifications of the device and a general guide to help you understand how much value a device offers for its price. It is not an endorsement of the device. Ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device; MobilityArena takes no responsibility for your buying decisions.

IMO Q5 Phone Review Rating

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