Qmobile Noir A5 Review

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Noir A5

Let’s Start with the  Specification :


Network 2G

GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800 MHz
SIZE Dimensions
120 x 63.5 x 10.9 mm

3.75 Inch
Call records
Card slot
Yes Unlimited
microSD card (supports up to 32GB)


Yes A2DP
Class 12
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Yes micro usb


5.0 Megapixel Camera with Flash – VGA Front Camera.

Motion Sensor / Proximity Sensor
Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) 650 Mhz Processor
WAP 2.0/xHTML, Opera mini
FM Radio
Dual Sim-Dual StandBy
Audio; Supports Mp3 /Midi /Wav /Wma /AAC /AC+
Video: Supports AVI /GP /Mp4 /H.263 /H.264

MP3 Player/Video Player

Google Android Market

Alert Type

3.5mm Jack 

Polyphonic, MP3, WAV Ringtones


Talk Time
Based on Network Status
1300 MAh Li-ion

Android Operating System 2.3 ( Ginger Bread ) , 650 MHz  Processor, It won’t be wrong to say that, Qmobile has taken the lead in the market, where this Android set is compared with HTC Explorer which has similar specification, fit’s somewhere in a slot right next to HTC Wildfire S but since A5 has 3.75 Screen Size, it’s one of the unique android dual sim hand set available in market. I been personally using it since almost 2 weeks, My previous phone experience been Nokia Symbian 5th Generation phones, this time I switched to Android, didn’t took me too long to understand this handset due to Android OS is very friendly, A5 has 5MP camera, with LED Flash, previous A2 had smaller display and 3 MP camera, minor changes made A5 in a low-budget one of the best Android Phone.

I been reading about phone users asking one particular question ” Skype Video Conference ” works on it or not ? well the answer is no, it doesn’t support , all thou it has front VGA camera, Price range is around 11,500 Pakistani Rupees which is around 120 US dollars, not bad at all, specially when it comes to branded company handset, while I was in a market looking for other Android sets unable to decide “one of the fellow said ” A5 is not less than HTC or any other, all those are 7000 to 10,000 thousand expensive than this one, just because they are Branded Company Tagged, thou Phones like Cha Cha / Explorer / Wildfire and Wildfire S comes with no warranty, this one has and just if one doesn’t see the Qmobile tag behind won’t able to notice any difference. I didn’t went for HTC at all and thought about giving a try to Qmobile Noir A5, which really been an amazing experience.

CONS :  Internal Memory Low Issue

It’s the  ( Same like HTC Explorer / Wildfire ) , you can force move apps using SDK manager, same like Explorer and Wildfire users does, without rooting the phone. Apps2SD works fine but some apps are stored in internal phone memory most of them can be forced move by little trick so, don’t get confused at all, when you buy this phone you’ll get 4GB mirsoSD but get 8 or 16GB once you got that, no need to make partitions and technical gambling stuff, simply install Apps2SD from Google Play Store it’s for free and beside it SDK manager install on your PC connect the phone with USB ( Debugging Mode ) some commands and that will resolve 70 percent of your issue.


Since the phone is already using dual network, got GPS , WiFi which works perfectly fine, it sucks the battery like any other Android Phone, so when WiFi , Bluetooth , GPS not in use, turn them off, it’s easy just a click away. When using WiFi or Internet Battery lasts 4 to 5 hours max, than you need to recharge it. so, better than the feature off when not in use !  I don’t find this a big issue because use car charger too.


The Quality of the camera 5MP is good but not the best, I don’t know why most the low-budget android phones don’t have good camera result, but I was reading on the net, Camera features : (Not Available) ! No there are features in Camera all which user needed and also for the video recording which is not bad at all.

apart from these 3 issues , I didn’t find anything wrong with this phone comparing. So far I am using this android phone for internet purpose, GPS and Google Map works fine, there are other  apps and Pakistan Maps available which you can download.

Samsung and HTC has the phones with same specification but the screen size isn’t BIG as this one in this range as well as Very Smart Looks makes it more appealing. Get a good Handfree for Mp3 or if you want to enjoy music, Charger connects with USB cable, you can charge the phone by connect with PC,  rest Android gives you the ultimate experience in this friendly budget range !

You Can use Moborobo Suit download that one, works fine with this, thou it’s for HTC ” I Think ” but has many options and features. Connectivity Android made the most easiest way, switch phone Remote mode

will give you FTP address type in My computer address bar and get connected transfer files ( up or download ) easily. without connecting via USB or Bluetooth.

My Personal suggestion if you are looking for a Good Phone in this Range ( 11,500 ) I would suggest you, buy this one or secondary option is Qmobile A2 3.5 Inches display screen size, 3MP camera rest is all same. wait till the technology gets cheaper and better, hopefully  expected  QMobile A3 will be launched in August 2012, which would be 3.5 inches display , 3MP but will support Skype Video Conference, since I don’t need that feature at this time, I am fine with the one I have.

If you have any questions regarding QMobile Noir A5 you can leave a comment here, email me at farhan.imaan@gmail.com or tweet me @farhan_imaan , I’ll help you out as much as possible rest, Internet and Android users are way smarter me !

Keep Smiling and Enjoy life

Farhan Imaan  30th June 2012.

Hopefully soon I’m gonna upload the demonstration of what exactly I wanted to do with this Android Phone I’m sure your going to love the idea :)

UPDATE 18th JULY : FREE GPS APP  FOR A5  Click here with procedure

UPDATE 29th July :  KINDLY check Android Phones & Apps for updates about Android Phones and apps before posting your question / query , I been replying as many as I can,  I hope been helpful to you all, but do give your feedback after usage of Noir A5 Phone after using via email or comments along with apps you’ve been using.  email at farhan.imaan@gmail.com . 

Many Thanks….

May Allah Bless us all, Ameen…….


Farhan Imaan F.Abro


322 thoughts on “Qmobile Noir A5 Review

    ibbad said:
    July 6, 2012 at 2:07 am

    How to root noir A5?????

      farees responded:
      July 6, 2012 at 3:06 am

      SDK manager download it , same instruction for other android phones to root will apply on A5.

      farees responded:
      July 8, 2012 at 7:49 am

      Search How to Root Android 2.3 Ginger Bread , A5 or any other Android phone has same OS so, Rooting method would be same :) there are videos on youtube too and force apps moving to SD ,

        naveed said:
        July 11, 2012 at 11:03 pm

        can you please me the procedure for rooting A5

        farees responded:
        July 12, 2012 at 12:43 pm

        I haven’t rooted the phone , right now i am over viewing A2”s Review which has TV OUT feature tested working i will post when i will root step by step alright :)

        farees responded:
        July 14, 2012 at 12:53 am

        Until I dont the procedure by qmobile officials I wont root my phone because that void my phones warranty

    Ali Raza Agha said:
    July 7, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    Dear Farhan,

    Thanks for such a comprehensive review of your phone. Still, one questions remains unanswered, “How much is the RAM of this smartphone??”

    I am a consistent gamer during my leisure time so, I am very keen to have this phone if it asserts a good amount of RAM.

    Sincerely hoping for a satisfying response,

      farees responded:
      July 8, 2012 at 7:47 am

      RAM is 256MB , compared to wildfire or explorer which has 256 MB. Since, i am not a gamer i am using GPS easily social network , multimedia it’s working fine if you are gamer than i would suggest you HTC wildfire s which has 512MB :)

        Ali Raza Agha said:
        July 8, 2012 at 8:02 am

        Hmmmm ok. Thanks again for your precious time and advice. Good luck :-)

        farees responded:
        July 9, 2012 at 2:33 am

        No Problem bro, let me know if you wonna I buy get u less than market price Q or other android phone :)

    Tanveer Cheema said:
    July 8, 2012 at 9:28 pm

    Dear Farhan Imaan,

    Thanks for so valuable comments/reviews about Noir A5 to decide for purchasing! Please can you provide the VIDEO as you stated in the above blog? Advance thanks for VIDEO. My Emai ID is tnwhussain@gmail.com.

      farees responded:
      July 9, 2012 at 12:12 am

      What exactly you want to see A5 , its on youtube various videos you want me to give you demo of the phone ? or specific something let me know

        Tanveer Cheema said:
        July 9, 2012 at 12:17 pm

        Dear Farhan,
        I need a complete functional demo of all the features of A5 as on YouTube nothing is clear as well as official launched A5 VIDEO is substandard in viewing.

        farees responded:
        July 10, 2012 at 4:08 am

        let me record n link it chk it tomorrow i will give u demo as well as GPS works on it very well without net sygic entire pakistan ok inshallah will record and upload on youtube :)

        Tanveer Cheema said:
        July 10, 2012 at 10:34 am

        Thanks Dear for a clear Demo!
        Can you clear also that MS Office(Word,Excel,Power Point,PDF etc) are working on it with EDITING mode as in many Nokia Symbian phones like 701 it is not in editing mode.

        farees responded:
        July 10, 2012 at 11:38 am

        sure ill check n upload it ! tomorrow ok , hope your concept of android A5 must be clear now , don’t compare with nokia any android phone they are way smarter and advance !

        farees responded:
        July 10, 2012 at 10:01 am
    Tanveer Cheema said:
    July 10, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    Yes. Thanks a lot for Video! Basically I was conscious about the touch quality as many such brand phones like voice/q mobile touch systems work some time then go wrong while well famous brands touch systems always remains GOOD in working!
    Moreover being a Technology lover, I use MS Office/Web browsing/FB etc. Also sometime Camera/Videos etc use. Also I have been a user of IPhone 3GS & Nokia 701 (Symbian Belle) but due to some financial issues had to sale them & now need once again a phone like those & I think A5 will give me a TASTE near to both sets I have used.
    Moreover I need this set. Can you help me to get1 in cheep price as in market it is 10500!!!

      farees responded:
      July 10, 2012 at 12:39 pm

      if you are already user and wants to use all features than i personally would suggest you Wildfire which is around 16 i think not sure or samsung S1 it comes from malaysia slight used around 18 – internal memory 16GB and touch quality camera SD optional extend 32 GB processor 1,2GHZ 1Giga RAM its better for you, S1 without warranty, or new box pack wildfire . tried calling but engaged and not picking i would suggest you S1 or wildfire not this

        Tanveer Cheema said:
        July 10, 2012 at 12:46 pm

        Dear this time it is hard to arrange 10K so I think A5 with some less price will be better! When some money comes in my pocket (INSHALLAH), I will go towards ZTE Mimosa X or Motorola Droid Razr Maxx. So try to get a low priced A5 for me. Thanks.

    Muddassir said:
    July 11, 2012 at 10:41 am

    Dear Farhan

    Could you please tell whether A5 has Html with adobe flash browser or is it wap browser.

      farees responded:
      July 11, 2012 at 10:49 am

      It’s flash supportive , not the wap browser

    Tanveer Cheema said:
    July 11, 2012 at 11:56 am

    Dear Farhan
    Help me to buy a pin pack with some cheep price as in market it is 10,500. Also guide me that MS office is working in it or not?

      farees responded:
      July 11, 2012 at 12:28 pm

      your getting in good price 10.5k but i would advise you to get 4GB SD card exchanged with 8 GB, because I am thinking to get 16GB card for this , beside yes office works fine I am using KINGS OFFICE aap directly to SD connected with Cloud – BOX.net where I keep my documents .

    Tanveer Cheema said:
    July 11, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    Thanks Dear. When I get this1 then will be in touch in case any technical guidelines from you. INSHALLAH. See you later.
    Moreover some people are making misguided others by putting these comments that other CHINA Android based sets are good & cheaper at Hallroad & advising people not to buy Qmobile Noir A5. What you say as I am not belieiving on those.

      farees responded:
      July 11, 2012 at 12:50 pm

      Do as your heart says I am not doing marketing of the phone dear, I just given the review of the product which I am using it is cheaper than other branded sets rest the choice is yours :)

    Naveed said:
    July 11, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    nice to see your blog i need to ask something about this phone . if you know any video on how to Root this phone kindly share the link as i want to root my phone . second also share link of pakistan maps for google and if you know any method of moving and downloading apps to SD directly do share also :)

      farees responded:
      July 12, 2012 at 1:03 pm

      sure i will post the links which will guide you step by step how to root , because different phones have different methods ,
      2ndly , I don’t use Google maps , I am using Sygic and i will post the APK file than download from site Entire Pakistan Map is in it along with Voice Navigation .

    bil said:
    July 12, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    dear farhan do u know a cheap phone which support video calliung on skype.??

      farees responded:
      July 12, 2012 at 4:27 pm

      I don’t any as which i used skype video calling on have to find ou than i will be able to let you know, hopefully till tomorrow.

      farees responded:
      July 18, 2012 at 8:36 am

      Dear the cheapest one would S-1 Samsung new are not coming but Abroad used is around 21 k 16 gb built in + sc card option + Its Original Samsung supports Video calling if you want you can contact me. unused pieace I can get you .

    Ehtesham said:
    July 14, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    HI farhan,
    It is a nice tutorial. I want to ask about the touch? Is it Fine like HTC explorer? And also If you had use Samsung Galaxy Y, the menu and quality of screen is not good.Is there any problem like this in this phone? And also I want to hear your experience,What will you recommend? HTC explorer (12,000RS) or Qmobile A5(10,500RS) ?? Please reply thanks

      farees responded:
      July 14, 2012 at 10:31 pm

      HTC has 512 RAM / ROM so if u are getting for 12k than go for HTC , A5 is 3.7 screen size , HTC is 3.5 but u better go for HTC explorer

    Usman Afzal said:
    July 19, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    Thanks a lot for your review and technical tips for QMobile A5. These are very good. Please do read my review of QMobile Noir A5 on my website.

      farees responded:
      July 19, 2012 at 10:18 pm

      Sure I will

    technical mind said:
    July 23, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    Hi,Brother i am from lahore. yaar,please tell me k qmobile noir a5 lon ya htc explorer lon?

    technical mind said:
    July 23, 2012 at 9:28 pm

    Hi,buddy i am frm LHR.
    mujhe bohat sare functions wala smartPhone chahiye!
    mane qmobileNoirA5 or htcExplorer select kia hai kon sa zyada best hai?(meri range less then 13000 hai)
    Reply fast

      farees responded:
      July 24, 2012 at 4:48 am

      explorer is HTC 3.5 screen 512 ROM and A5 is 256 ROM 3.7.5 screen size , ur range is not 20k else i would have suggested u Samsung S 1 ,

        technical mind said:
        July 25, 2012 at 10:19 am

        yaar magar s-1 ki price to 19000 pkr hai.

    Mobin said:
    July 26, 2012 at 4:50 am


    Mate, really liked you blog and the indepth info. you shared regarding the Qmobile’s Noir A5. Also liked you video review of the product. I wanted to ask you as I have read this in some of the other reviews that the Google Market dosen’t work or dosen’t work properly in this smartphone, reason being Google Market has problem recognizing these type of sets because of being a specific type of Processor…. . Can you please check this out and shed some light on this, please.

    Also I read somewhere that the RAM in the set is 156MB can you please confirm the actual.

    How has your Noir A5 been working uptill now? Any other performance limitations / glitches that you might have came to know of.

    Any other plus points? :)

    Thx, look forward to your expert feed back!!


      farees responded:
      July 26, 2012 at 8:28 am

      Dear Mobin ,
      Google Play Store works, perfectly fine, nothing to worry about even I downloaded Yahoo Plug In for video calling it’s working fine. Yes the Internal memory is 156 but RAM is 256 , for that I am working on partitioning SD micro and share the internal usage, trust me I need friends those who are using android advise too, beside it A5 is doing hell of a job, I keep updating kindly read A5 Video Calling article rest of the details are there and share your views too ,


      Farhan Imaan

      Ali Raza Agha said:
      July 26, 2012 at 9:51 am

      I want to add something here like its plus and minuses and how to overcome the problem of minimal RAM:
      Plus: Large capacitive touchscreen, Enough good processor, gyro and proximity work really fine.
      Minuses: RAM bit too low 150+ (Shown by system in application manager) but 212 (Shown by the apps installed later), Camera bit sluggish especially when using its flash.

      RAM could have worked pretty fine but some apps generate themselves without the permission and give extra load to the RAM.

      I am using this mobile and here is my advice for competing the low sized RAM. First you need to switch off the working of Android Booster from its settings and don’t use third party widgets as they put extra load on the RAM.

      Now, install two apps. from Play Store, first is Advanced Task Killer and second is System Tuner.

      In the settings of Advanced task killer, check mark the apps you don’t want to play in background like Firewall, Facebook, Yahoo etc.
      Keep the widget of the Advance task killer on your home screen with which you can kill programs in one touch.

      In the System Tuner, “Include” the apps you don’t want to see running in background. And in Settings>Auto Kill option check mark “Screen is turned off” and “Device is low on memory”.
      Now you can enjoy a lot more smoother and quicker Noir A5 becuase there would be free RAM of about 50MB plus.

      Have a great day….

        farees responded:
        July 26, 2012 at 10:06 pm

        Thanks Ali…

    Shakir rouf said:
    July 27, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    Plz tell me which mobile has better internet a5 or htc explorer

      farees responded:
      July 29, 2012 at 4:11 pm

      Dear Shakir,
      Don’t compare A5 with explorer because A5 is lot better than explorer, internet works fine as you can watch movies and live TV on Qmobile Noir A5 and A2 , so there is no issue with Internet. ( Wifi )

    iman said:
    July 29, 2012 at 5:38 am

    i am thinking to by noir a5, but im a bit confused as i have heard that it hangs frequently. i am currently using qmobile e900, nd it doesnt hang i have no problem. but im a bit confused after reading people review about noir a5

      farees responded:
      July 29, 2012 at 4:17 pm

      Dear Iman,
      E900 and Noir A5 has a biggest difference, one is Java phone and other one is Android, Noir A5 is totally different experience and the best for Internet usage. don’t be confused It is one of the best cell phone by Qmobile I am not doing marketing :)

      God Bless you

      Regards ,
      Farhan Imaan

    iman said:
    July 30, 2012 at 4:40 am

    thanks 4 da reply
    im going 2 buy it today :)

      farees responded:
      July 30, 2012 at 4:43 am

      Your welcome anything about this phone you can simply email me :)
      Sharing is Caring……

    Aurang Zeb said:
    August 2, 2012 at 10:36 am

    Dear Farees, Please post the procedure for gaining root access on QMobile A5 Noir. Internal Memory and RAM is toooooo low:(

      farees responded:
      August 3, 2012 at 4:55 am

      I am working on it, as soon ill find the safe and easy procedure ill post it up here .

    Mobin said:
    August 3, 2012 at 7:16 am

    Thanks Farhan for your rearlier reply to my message.

    Had a few more questions if you could answer.

    Q mobile Noir A5:
    * What is the current price of this mobile?
    * Is this mobile (OS) upgradable to Android Ice-cream Sandwich or Android Jelly bean? does the handset support this?
    * Similarly, battery life is also considered short. Is there any other better battery with longer time available for the product?
    * Can we edit file for MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint? (Edit Mode)
    * Can we create (new) .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx documents on the phone?
    * What is the Processor Type: ARMv6 or ARMv7 ? Is it CORTEX or MIPS?
    * Does it support Flash

    I know you have also mentioned this a number of times that you are not Marketing for Q mobile but sill thought I ask as I believe you have a pretty good know-how on the market any, inside scoop/speculation on the following:

    * Is there any new version of Noir A5 coming up? and when?
    * Any new advanced product launching soon?(Android based) and around when?

    Thanks again, have a great Day!!!

      farees responded:
      August 3, 2012 at 7:58 pm

      Price is 10500/-
      U cant upgrade os,
      It support flash
      Ms office works well to view n edit ir new doc file,
      Its ARM 6v .

    Muhammad Aamir Islam said:
    August 3, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    Can u please let me know the lowest price of samsung s1 old phone which you suggested in some answers?
    Can i root qmobile noir a5? is it having any rom in it like htc explorer?
    Can it be upgraded to android 4.0 ice cream sandwich?
    Anxiously waiting for your expert experienced reply……plzzzzzz.

      farees responded:
      August 3, 2012 at 7:54 pm

      Lowest price of samsung s1 is 19000/- rs, yes A5 has rom like explorer

      farees responded:
      August 3, 2012 at 7:55 pm

      You cant upgrade to ice cream sandwich

    Muhammad Aamir Islam said:
    August 3, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    plzzzz let me know quickly

      farees responded:
      August 3, 2012 at 11:39 pm

      In Market its available for 20k , but its not brand new.

    Muhammad Aamir Islam said:
    August 4, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    Thanx for previous answers…..
    kia is men websites pr chalnay wale motion adds chaltay hen ya bas rukay rehtay hen?
    Agar download krtay huay likha aay k “your download will start automatically in 5 sec” to is pr computer ki tarha seconds kam hotay dikhtay hen aur khuddi downloading start ho jati hai ya ruk jata hai?
    Really impressed by ur quick answers……..
    plz rply this too ……………thanks

      farees responded:
      August 4, 2012 at 10:53 pm

      It downloads same as pc, if there is an option of downloading after 5 seconds than it will wait and prompt since the bavkend is not A2 or. A5 but depends on site, beside it remember phones depend on OS, internal memory rest android works same as pc.


      Farhan Imaan

    Muhammad Aamir Islam said:
    August 4, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    waiting for ur reply……plzzzzzz

      farees responded:
      August 4, 2012 at 11:23 pm

      I replied

    Muhammad Aamir Islam said:
    August 5, 2012 at 11:28 am

    once again thankxxxxxxxx

      farees responded:
      August 6, 2012 at 12:53 am

      Your welcome

    Hamza said:
    August 5, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    Bhae a5 per kea utubes ke videos chalty hen?

    Hamza said:
    August 5, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    Kea a5 pr utube ke videos chalty hen?

      farees responded:
      August 6, 2012 at 12:52 am


    Hamza said:
    August 5, 2012 at 8:15 pm

    Is noira5 play utube videose plz tell me br i am waiting

      farees responded:
      August 6, 2012 at 12:51 am

      Yes youtube videos you can watch and with. Tubemate app you can download videos and even comvert into mp3.

    Faizan Memon said:
    August 7, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    U said that a new cell wud be launched in August 2012 that is A3 which will support video chat on skype.. when is that cuming?

      farees responded:
      August 8, 2012 at 3:30 am

      I was told by the sells person at Qmobile Main Whole Sale shop, there’s a possibility that A2 now coming with 1 Ghz as some visitors told me could be the one in the same price, by changing the processor speed CPU Speed. rest I’ll confirm than post you back

        Faizan Memon said:
        August 8, 2012 at 12:31 pm

        hmm ok.. do tell me waitin for your rep.. and thnx for such a quick response…

        farees responded:
        August 9, 2012 at 12:21 am

        Dear, asked me what I didn’t get your previous comments kindly write again.

      farees responded:
      August 9, 2012 at 1:00 am

      A3 is coming later this month but the specification of the phone is lower than A2 , since they have updated A2 with 1Ghz processor and 256 / 512 ROM .

        Faizan Memon said:
        August 9, 2012 at 11:38 am

        U said that A5 battery time is very less. so do u sugest that shud I go for A5, A2 or A3… A2 doesnt has gps system.. wat abut A3 any idea…

        farees responded:
        August 11, 2012 at 12:57 am

        Dear Faizan,
        I have also mentioned how to save battery, right now I am using A5 and I turn off GPS, WIFI GPRS, BRIGHTNESS ETC.. when not in use especially wifi and gps use more battery so if you turn them off when not in use you will save battery efficiently.

        Farhan Imaan

        farees responded:
        August 11, 2012 at 12:58 am

        A2 does not have gps nor A3 upcoming will only A5 has it and expected in A8 upcoming model.

    Farrukh Shehzad said:
    August 8, 2012 at 11:35 pm

    dear Farhan very give review I am using galaxy y dual sim I have low memory problem on it how could I get rid of this problem.
    best regards.

      farees responded:
      August 9, 2012 at 12:02 am

      Dear Furrukh,
      All android phones has same procedure, yet I dont know how much internal storage it has but I would advise you to uninstall unwanted apps and use ANDROID ASSISTANT APP place it on phone memory and use it to control phone from start up till killing apps. If you dont understand anything let me know ill guide you.


      Farhan Imaan

    Salman said:
    August 10, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    Assalam o Alekum
    Farhan Bhai

    mery pass Q, A5 hai mey ny Nokia ( BH-105) ka Bluetooth us k sath attach kia or woh bhi gaya magar mobile bluetooth ko voice transfer nahi kar raha.
    plz guide karen

      farees responded:
      August 11, 2012 at 1:06 am

      Delete and re scan pair it, nokia bt works on all phones I have 104 works fine

    maqkAbdul Qadir Khan said:
    August 14, 2012 at 2:10 am

    Hello sir

    Can u please provide a bit more details about the battery life and the normal performance

    from battery life, i mean normal use with no wifi, GPRS, GPS etc, is this phone good as far as battery is concerned ? how long the battery can survive ?

    Same for performance, just provide details of normal use performance, is this mobile slow ? Can it play games like angry birds at correct speeds or very low framerate ?

      farees responded:
      August 15, 2012 at 2:36 am

      I sent you an email, normal usage of the phone is pretty good. Battery works fine.

        Faizan Memon said:
        August 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm

        also sent me email related to batery… thnx..

        u wer tellin that new A2 has low internal memory.. cant we download apps on external memory is it necesary tht we instal it on internal memory.. plz guide me abut it

        farees responded:
        August 15, 2012 at 1:24 pm

        There are many apps which only gets stored and work properly in the internal memory , due to low memory not on A2 or Noir A5 but many other branded expensive sets faces the same issue, even we move apps to SD memory 25% of it is left in the internal memory which i have noticed while moving apps to SD , when it is downloaded For eg :- its 5 MB app when moved to SD it turns 3.7 MB means 1.3 MB remained somewhere in internal memory. this is why even those apps which are for external storage fills the internal storage and makes phone jammed unable to function properly, unfortunately we are still in initial stages of Android which is competing windows OS with very efficient progress, if I compare with Java Symbian based phones androids are far behind that’s is why Iphone and Nokia are still leading, Android is progressing fast hopefully in upcoming 6 months we’ll see many changes and hopefully upgrading procedure, meanwhile we just have ROOTING the only possibility which been unsuccessful by me on A2 and Noir A5 . after which SD Partitioning could make a possibility to extend internal storage by linking it with SD, but yet not been done.


        Farhan Imaan

    zain hashmi said:
    August 21, 2012 at 12:48 am

    plx find a way to root qmobile noir a2 …………………. it will be like awesome experience after rooting this phone ,……………… farhan imaan plx contact the officials if u can ,???????

      farees responded:
      August 21, 2012 at 4:12 am

      Dear Zain,
      Qmobile Officials don’t even know the basic features of the phone what do u want me to ask them beside it , Qmobile has bad customer service, Rooting software is OneClick search on google or xda-developer site download it connect ur phone with USB on debugging mode run the software on pc press ROOT see does it root it it take 15 to 30 seconds i create another app inside. I tried but since 1 pc and 1 phone and none to help out I been unsuccessful so you try it wont harm ur phone it has feature to unroot too.

      Farhan Imaan

    ARSAL said:
    August 22, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    Aoa how are you dear hoping you will be fine yaar i am confused how to connect my noir A5 with pc for its internet shairing as i install pc suit from the q mobile cd but dnt find any thing to connect my mobile with pc…plz help me in this regard …also told me for the voice control what app is best….
    thanx in adv

      farees responded:
      August 22, 2012 at 11:58 pm

      download suit from qmobile site and usb driver both install them then connect the phone.

      voice goto google play store type google voice result will be there install it


      Farhan Imaan

    muneeb said:
    August 23, 2012 at 9:10 pm

    hi i read somewhere that upgraded software for a5 is coming in september and i wanna buy… so should i wait till september or buy now and upgrade then ???

      farees responded:
      August 23, 2012 at 10:09 pm

      Wait A8 is coming A5 will get upgraded but unofficially i found that bigger version with 1.2Ghz 8MP coming in 2 weeks hang on……

        muneeb said:
        August 24, 2012 at 2:39 pm

        so what is expected price of a8…above or below 15000k???

        farees responded:
        August 25, 2012 at 3:20 am

        Below 15k.

    Aurang Zeb said:
    August 24, 2012 at 10:39 am

    A5 Root access ka kuch karen… if you have any methods. main apne mobile pe try ker sakta hon. dont worry about waranty…

      farees responded:
      August 25, 2012 at 3:22 am

      Check comment user has posted link try, wish u best of luck let us all know

    hamza456 said:
    August 25, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    aoa br can u tell me that can we upgrade our noir a5 android phone to jelly beam or ice cream sandwhich?
    my second question is this that tell me the average gps speed of noir a5!
    my 3rd question is this that can we increase processor speed if yes then tell me in detail
    my 4th question is this that my noir a5 browser donot working properly what can I do?plz answr my questions soon am waiting

      farees responded:
      August 25, 2012 at 9:35 pm

      1 . No we cannot upgrade Noir A5 .
      2. GPS Speed is Real time ( Walk or Drive ) it will specify you the speed
      3. We can incrase CPU usage but which app does it properly still I am checking various so I can advise you any. WAIT
      4. You can download Opera browser it works fine, even Dolphin HD along with plug-ins works perfect fit with Noir A5.


      Farhan Imaan

    hamza456 said:
    August 25, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    aoa br tell me what us the internet speed of a5? is a5 internet speed is much then htc explorer!

      farees responded:
      August 25, 2012 at 11:52 pm

      depends on network provider there is no difference in connectivity speed – on Wifi I have download 200 – 250 kbps ( EVO PTCL )

    hamza456 said:
    August 25, 2012 at 11:03 pm

    aoa br tell me how can I check ramcapacity from a5 mob?

      farees responded:
      August 25, 2012 at 11:53 pm

      Total is : 212.51 MB

    hamza456 said:
    August 26, 2012 at 12:05 am

    do u think its gps speed will be 90 kbps

      farees responded:
      August 26, 2012 at 12:11 am

      GPS or GPRS ?

    hamza786 said:
    August 28, 2012 at 10:20 am

    aoa!br can we make skype video call?if yes then tell me how it quality.

      farees responded:
      August 28, 2012 at 11:19 am

      Already answered you dear

    hamza786 said:
    August 28, 2012 at 10:26 am

    aoa br can we make skype video call on htc evo 3d if yes then tell me hows its quality

    hamza786 said:
    August 28, 2012 at 10:28 am

    aoa br can we make skype video call on htc evo 3d if yes then tell me hows its. picture quality and also tell me hows it internet speed

      farees responded:
      August 28, 2012 at 11:19 am

      Vga quality video is good evo works fine I am using it , skype on A2 has become handy .

    Annu Aman said:
    August 30, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    I want to confirm one thing only, about life time of this mobile.. have you any idea in this regard? Because mostly people say thay it would not work for longer and even only for 1 year. What do you say?

      farees responded:
      August 31, 2012 at 3:32 am

      I seriously never heard such thing as u have mentioned about the life time of any phone it is not like it is clocked to explode after a year, totally false and i have no words to say how you believe this … yes thats another thing these phones will be outdated. but nothing to do with life time.

    Annu Aman said:
    August 30, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    What do you say about the life time of this mobile?

      farees responded:
      August 31, 2012 at 3:33 am

      These are phones not Medicines which gets expired.

    saeed said:
    August 30, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    how is the video quality.can it play video in hd format nd u-tube se video ks format ma play krta ha 3gp or hd .plz detail ma btao.

      farees responded:
      August 31, 2012 at 3:37 am

      It cannot play in HD , since the phone is not HD supportive .

    muneeb said:
    August 30, 2012 at 11:05 pm

    hi pls tell me how to set internet settings on a5 manually for telenor…coz they r no giving automatically…HURRY!!!

      farees responded:
      August 31, 2012 at 3:38 am

      visit qmobile site Noir A5 page and check internet setting there , all are available there

    Aurang Zeb said:
    August 31, 2012 at 8:46 am

    Root access ka link kahin nahi ha comments main. please mention… i ve searched alot…

      farees responded:
      August 31, 2012 at 10:46 am

      A808 is an indian phone which has somewhat alike features , ROOTING tried with that method but didn’t work

    AM said:
    September 4, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    After reading this article I am going to BUY this Phone :) thanks farees for answering all these questions confidently. I really like the way you provided solutions and answers.

      farees responded:
      September 4, 2012 at 5:04 pm

      Thank you AM , indeed I am doing all this because there is so much confusion in people if I know something why not I share it with all and answering all the questions I am getting to know people, which is bringing me closer to life,

      Kindly check the phone before u pay, on Wifi video streaming and Skype connectivity. because there has been some issues in the phones recently else it is the best portable budget phone .


      Farhan Imaan

      CEO INCI Network.

    Zaid Farooq said:
    September 5, 2012 at 1:32 am

    Hello dear one..!!
    i just wanna ask about the light sensor at the front..i saw at the unboxing on youtube it was blinking but in video he said it was the GPS light!Could you tell me what it actually is and how to make it work..??Thanks in advance

      farees responded:
      September 5, 2012 at 6:07 am

      Dear Zaid,

      The sensor which you seen was blinking in the video was the GPS sensor but in actual it doesn’t blink since it’s infra red only visible in camera lens , how it works well in a short way of exampling is , this GPS module detects the location the nearest transponder and receiver Provided by Network just as mobile phone gives signals when it’s in the range of Transponder Receiver also you call it antenna since they are place on distance from one to another, GPS detects and measure distance location range. usually when you will see any phone it will not blink now with with-in this one sensor there are multiple, int TYPE_ACCELEROMETER A constant describing an accelerometer sensor type.
      A constant describing all sensor types.
      1. TYPE_AMBIENT_TEMPERATURE A constant describing an ambient temperature sensor type
      2.TYPE_GRAVITY A constant describing a gravity sensor type.
      3.GYROSCOPE A constant describing a gyroscope sensor type
      4. LIGHT A constant describing a light sensor type.
      5. LINEAR ACCELERATION A constant describing a linear acceleration sensor type.
      6. MAGNETIC_FIELD A constant describing a magnetic field sensor type.
      7. ORIENTATION This constant is deprecated. use SensorManage ( gathers info from all sensors)
      8. PRESSURE A constant describing a pressure sensor type
      9. PROXIMITY A constant describing a proximity sensor type.
      10. RELATIVE HUMIDITY A constant describing a relative humidity sensor type.
      11. ROTATION VECTOR A constant describing a rotation vector sensor type.
      11. TEMPERATURE Sensor, This constant is Together they are known as AMBIENT TEMPERATURE instead. all the sensors works on the basic physics law.

      Like in the computer exchange protocols with the network and data packets sends and receive same way these sensors work with the Transponders, constantly exchange of data makes it easier for the phone to know location , weather, rotation , gravity , etc.. I hope you have understood as I tried to explain in simple way rather than entire post like a blog.


      Farhan Imaan

    Zaid Farooq said:
    September 5, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    Okay got it….!!!Thanks

      farees responded:
      September 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm

      your welcome.

    Zaid Farooq said:
    September 6, 2012 at 12:27 am

    Hello once again..!!
    Can u please tell me how to use sdk manager??u mentioned above that i can copy most of the files on sdcard through apps2sd i tried but nothing doing please guide me..!!Thanks in advance..:)

      farees responded:
      September 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm

      SDK Manager is a developer’s kit, moving files apps to SD is the application like Move2SD or Android Assistant SDK plays the part when you are upgrading phone, Rooting etc.. else it is not for normal users.

    irfan said:
    September 6, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    bhai ye jo videos a-5 suport krta ha sma mp4 avi nd h264 nd h263 shamil ha to s h263 se hd video murad ha ya ye koi aur format ha.

      farees responded:
      September 7, 2012 at 1:32 am

      it supports mp4 normally but u can install player and codec to support other formats ..

    saagar said:
    September 7, 2012 at 9:06 am

    bhai a-5 ks format ma video record krta ha mp4, mpeg4 or 3gp.plz rply.

      farees responded:
      September 7, 2012 at 11:48 am


        sagar said:
        September 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm

        bhai ma a-5 kharidu ya a-2 apko ks ko prefer krenge.a-2 ma tv out hoskta ha nd a-5 ma nhe tv out se kia murad ha.

        farees responded:
        September 7, 2012 at 2:06 pm

        A2 does not have GPS and Camera is not good
        A5 does not have video skype and faster processor

        Both are different, depends which you prefer.

    sagar said:
    September 7, 2012 at 9:13 am

    bro a-5 record video in which format? mp4, mpeg4 or 3gp.plz rply

    sagar said:
    September 7, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    bhai ap ne ooper a-2 ki aik feature byan kia ha tv out.ska kia matlab ha.

      farees responded:
      September 7, 2012 at 5:28 pm

      TV out feature means you can VIEW your phone on the TV

        sagar said:
        September 7, 2012 at 7:52 pm

        alot of thnx bro.is ths feature present in a-5.

        farees responded:
        September 8, 2012 at 1:53 am

        My pleasure, I am just helping in getting all of my brothers and sisters who are using or willing to buy should know pros n cons.

    hamza786 7 786 said:
    September 8, 2012 at 11:25 am

    aoa did htc evo 3d support video calling on skype? if yes then how’s its video quality!I am waiting.

      farees responded:
      September 8, 2012 at 5:07 pm

      It does support and the quality is just as pc webcam

        sikandar said:
        September 11, 2012 at 12:03 am

        bro a-5 has also tv out feature or only a-2 has ths feature.

        farees responded:
        September 11, 2012 at 12:49 am

        Only A2

    hamza786 7 786 said:
    September 9, 2012 at 11:59 am

    htc evo 3d ka primary camera ka result kesa he? a5 se best he ya a5 ke tarah ka?

    kamran said:
    September 10, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    A5 ma tv out system ha ka nahi. aur agar ha to usay kesay connet karengay, agar demo de saktay ho to plzz explain me,,,

      farees responded:
      September 11, 2012 at 12:48 am

      It does not have tv output

        wasim said:
        September 11, 2012 at 8:51 pm

        bhai a-8 ke launching ke barey ma tmhe koi info ha.k kb launch hoga.

        farees responded:
        September 12, 2012 at 12:50 am

        No info

    hamza786 7 786 said:
    September 12, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    br I got my new mob on 9th agust but today when I check wrantty card!purchase date on the wrantty card is written june so what is this?

      farees responded:
      September 12, 2012 at 8:10 pm

      You should have checked before paying now what can be done and dear I am not qmobile official who could do.anything about it.

    hamza786 7 786 said:
    September 13, 2012 at 11:13 am

    if we upgrade htc evo 3d in ice crem sandwich!then htc evo got any problem? like battry timing or any other probleme please tell me!

      farees responded:
      September 14, 2012 at 2:36 am

      I haven’t upgraded so I cannot help you with that..

    paras-morejo@yahoo.com said:
    September 13, 2012 at 9:39 pm

    plz give me ans? qA5 par video call nh horhi ( skype ) par mujhy skype ka software chahiye wo b video calling walla plz meri problem solve kijiye…..

      farees responded:
      September 14, 2012 at 2:39 am

      Skype requires ARMv7 and Noir A5 is ARMv6 , unfortunately so many alternates tried for Skype Video calling on A5 but didn’t worked, but A5 works perfectly fine on Yahoo Messenger Video Calling and Fring .

    Muhammad ali said:
    September 14, 2012 at 11:45 am

    Bro I downloaded an application from google store. It downloaded on my noir a5 but did not install. it gave an error.
    Now the problem is, the app has taken 20 mb of my phone internal memory. Please guide me how to restore/get back the used memory.
    Note: The app has not installed on my phone hence i cant uninstall it.

    Please guide me to delete the unnecessary files(if any) on my phone internal memory.

      farees responded:
      September 14, 2012 at 5:45 pm

      Write all the apps you have installed on your phone than i can tell you which one is useful and which one u can later or not .

    Muhammad ali said:
    September 15, 2012 at 11:58 am

    The installed app on my noir a5 are:
    BBC world
    quran android
    adobe reader
    avg anti virus
    Opera Mobile
    Skyfire browser(to view fiash videos but now trial version expired)
    Oxford dictionary
    MX player with its codex
    Sygic gps
    world map

    But bro the problem is, as I wrote before that, I downloaded an app for quran that didnt install on my phone but taken a huge space on my phone;s internal memory.From where I can access my phone internal memory. THE QUESTION IS HOW TO FREE THAT OCCUPIED MEMORY?. i CANT SEE THAT APP ON MY PHONE;S INSTALLED APPS SO WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW?

      farees responded:
      September 16, 2012 at 4:09 am

      rest to factory setting , move AURA folder to pc for sygic factory reset than do not install anti virus you will have to clean all to make it proper, kindly do not install apps which u do not use.

    Rafay said:
    September 16, 2012 at 7:43 pm

    I am using Noir A5 but unable to have video call on skype…. i installed the application from https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.skype.raider&hl=en&rdid=com.skype.raider&rdot=1 but still its not working.

      farees responded:
      September 16, 2012 at 10:08 pm

      Dear Rafay,

      A5 does not support video calling on skype, it will work for audio only.

      Farhan Imaan

    Rafay said:
    September 18, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    i got the internal memory full error so i reset the factory data as u mentioned to someone above. but now the problem is that i am unable to open few specific web sites specially google is not getting open.
    as i type google.com in the default browser it does not browse.
    what could be the reason for this….. can u help me out?

      farees responded:
      September 19, 2012 at 3:20 am

      Dear Rafay ,
      Default browser shouldn’t do this never heard such error but try http://www.google.com from Opera see is it working? if not than RESET AGAIN or turn the phone off for 10 15 mins let me know than .

    Efzal said:
    September 19, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    can I do video chAT on a5

      farees responded:
      September 20, 2012 at 2:07 am

      Yea you can yahoo and fring works fine.

    Rafay said:
    September 19, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    the problem has diversified now… i have come to know that weather update, as well as map is also not working…… server failled error is generated….. i am only able to open yahoo website properly other few sites are creating problems.
    data connectivity error is shown while opening the maps.

    TO REMIND YOU….. IS SELECTED FACTORY DATA RESET OPTION….. path is settings>applications>privacy>factory data reset

      farees responded:
      September 20, 2012 at 2:12 am

      Weather update is not working you can download widget its with me same, rest if your phone constantly giving you error I would suggest you to take it to customer service center qmobile guys will reset firmware which I think has some bug.

    Rafay said:
    September 19, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Many thanx….. the problem got solved by powering off for 10 mins

      farees responded:
      September 20, 2012 at 2:19 am

      Stay blessed :) enjoy

    Rafay said:
    September 20, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    got the same problem again……. SD card is not detected as well…… not getting format as well… fed up from this A5

      farees responded:
      September 20, 2012 at 9:10 pm

      SD card must have failed if it is Kingston get it replaced I had the issue yesterday with 16 GB card in A5 I got it replaced , which city are u from ?

    Fazal Ur Rehman said:
    September 21, 2012 at 7:49 am

    What type of message interface it gives ?

      farees responded:
      September 22, 2012 at 3:10 am

      didnt get it? u havent even seen cell phone

    Rafay said:
    September 21, 2012 at 11:27 pm

    I am From Rawalpindi….. And what to do with the other issue….. web sites, maps, and few other things not working after factory data reset…. i hav reset the set and put it off for 10 mins several times, but its not working properly yet

      farees responded:
      September 22, 2012 at 3:16 am

      final destination : QMOBILE CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER ! ………. CONTACT ASAP . get it checked there

    Muhammad Saeed said:
    September 23, 2012 at 10:16 am

    Please guide me as to how can I root my Q Mobile A5 set safely. I am an A5 lover and don’t want my friends ti point a finger at its internal memory problem. Thanks

      farees responded:
      September 24, 2012 at 2:50 am

      There is no way to ROOT Qmobiles yet. I am using A5 too with around 40 apps with 16 GB card / GPS Pakistan Map in it voice guidance and I have no issue of Internal memory yes it is slower than A2 otherwise A2 is not even close to the graphics and Camera Screen size resolution of A5.

        Muhammad Saeed said:
        September 24, 2012 at 8:00 am

        Thanks for your guidance. Please give the list of 40 applications you are using so that I can do the same. How much does the 16 GB card cost? How will I transfer the apolications installed on my present card to the new card? Gallery and weather functions are also not working , please help. Any news about A8. Thanks

        farees responded:
        September 26, 2012 at 1:08 am

        Google backup apps n phone data it is in phone. 16gb sd card is 925/- kingston and ill post all apps cracked too for all users to avail.

    Aryan said:
    September 26, 2012 at 12:45 am

    hi brother this is Aryan,brother Qmobile Noir A8 k bare main koi latest news hai k ye set kab a raha hai aur is k specs kia hain aur ye k ye Qmobile ki company kis mulk ki hai.

      farees responded:
      September 26, 2012 at 1:26 am

      Qmobile is china, micromax in india and Qmobile in pakistan phones are same just the TAG is different.

    Aryan said:
    September 26, 2012 at 10:17 am

    brother, Noir A8 k bare main koi latest information nahin

      farees responded:
      September 27, 2012 at 1:18 am

      Contact Qmobile CS …….. Not replying me I am ENEMY FOR THEM. for helping users

    Aryan said:
    September 26, 2012 at 10:24 am

    bro, kuch log kehte hain that its a pakistani product aur main ne khud qmobile k aik box k side per set k features urdu main likhey dekhen hain halan k doosre kisi set k box per main ne ye nahin dekha.

    Misbah ud din said:
    September 26, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    what you say about newly launched Gfive A79 andriod phone…….

      farees responded:
      September 27, 2012 at 1:06 am

      Don’t even think of G-Five, This G-Five is not the one which is all around the world ( Cloud Computing ) these are totally waste of money.

    hasan said:
    September 26, 2012 at 6:50 pm

    Any news about noir a8

      farees responded:
      September 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

      Contact Qmobile CS

    tahir said:
    September 29, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    i have qmobile A2 noir
    i installed its pc suit but its not connecting with pc
    bavkas software any solution . every time its conects as usb not the phone to use pc suit

      farees responded:
      September 29, 2012 at 12:37 pm

      any pc suit will connect one usb driver is connected properly, download from qmobile site usb driver, than search for android pc suits , mostly are universal there are others too I am not remembering name else i would have told you but other pc suits work better than qmobile’s one.

    Amar said:
    September 30, 2012 at 4:12 pm

    how is the touch of a5 and does skype works on a2 ?

      farees responded:
      October 1, 2012 at 1:20 am

      Touch is great of both and yes skype works on A2 with Video.

        koolahmad said:
        October 1, 2012 at 11:58 pm

        bro what about a5 ? dosnt it supprots skype video calling?

        farees responded:
        October 2, 2012 at 2:29 am

        No it does not support skype video, just the audio it does.

    koolahmad said:
    October 1, 2012 at 11:43 pm

    plz do reply me bro ….. a5 supports skype and is it better then a2 ????….
    a2 having 1ghz processor as well and a5 having 645mhz
    do reply me fast bro coz m gonna buy tomorrow plzzzzz

      farees responded:
      October 2, 2012 at 2:31 am

      Both Phones has different features and I have mentioned in detail

      A2 , Faster processor , Skype video supportive
      A5 , GPS , Screen Resolution its HQ , Screen Size is bigger , Video supports yahoo and Fring, Good Camera 5MP.

      Rest it is your choice.

    Nisio said:
    October 2, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    my a5 is not connecting to the google server.. how to make it work??

      farees responded:
      October 2, 2012 at 5:48 pm

      google store ? are u from punjab kindly check my post google store issue hope it will resolve it

    rana shafqat said:
    October 3, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    brother v ery informative.i want to know how can i see and edit excel and pdf files on m y q A5

      farees responded:
      October 4, 2012 at 7:04 am

      Download Kings office and pdf editor

    waleed said:
    October 5, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    br I have upgraded HTC EVO 3d in 4.0 now if I reset fectory setting,is it upgraded in 2.3 or remain same on 4.0?

      farees responded:
      October 9, 2012 at 2:24 am

      Factory default.

    ALI said:
    October 7, 2012 at 10:09 am


      farees responded:
      October 9, 2012 at 2:41 am

      No u cannot upgrade it, 10500/- is the actual price, wifi works great.

    SAMI said:
    October 7, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    What is the SAR of this phone? Are QMobiles tested for SAR?

      farees responded:
      October 9, 2012 at 2:50 am

      No I have not tested.

    shariq said:
    October 8, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    hi bro i am shariq plz plz tell me about a8 expected price is it about 12000? i heared this. plZ tell me bro.and i made contact to q mobile CS they said that i shall be release no next week.but they did not tell me about the price plz tell me expected prize of noir a 8 plz.

      farees responded:
      October 9, 2012 at 2:55 am

      Dear I don’t know myself I dont represent qmobile, I am not sure about many things related to A8 hopefully will post in couple of days.

    Muneeb said:
    October 12, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    is there any way i can change a5′s keypad from qwerty to alphanumeric.. there is an option in samsung mobiles is there one in qmobile, and does this mobile suport swipe method of texting?

      farees responded:
      October 12, 2012 at 7:01 pm

      Yes u have to buy from google play store than u can change keyboards ,

        Muneeb said:
        October 13, 2012 at 5:39 pm

        thnx, can u name the app that i need to purchase… and would u please tell me that should i go for galaxy y or a5 from gaming point of view??

        farees responded:
        October 13, 2012 at 6:24 pm

        For Gaming I won’t prefer you Noir A5 , But Noir A8 is way better than Galaxy y, It’s more like S-II just Internal Memory Difference. Check the Qmobile Noir A8 Specifications you will know and the Technical information post. I am sure it would be helpful for you to decide Why it’s better than Galaxy series

        Muneeb said:
        October 13, 2012 at 7:45 pm

        oh okay than bro… :)

        farees responded:
        October 13, 2012 at 8:44 pm

        Sharing is Caring Page.

        Muneeb said:
        October 13, 2012 at 7:51 pm

        and i will really appreciate it if u told me that how is a5′s and a8′s camera result at night, to be specific i am asking about the efficiency of the camera flash…

        farees responded:
        October 13, 2012 at 8:43 pm

        There is a hell of a difference in A5 ( 5 MP ) and A8 ( 5MP ) Not only in Result but A8 has Smart Auto Focusing even it can take Macro like Newspapers fonts clear and easily.

      Muneeb said:
      October 13, 2012 at 11:43 pm

      I am sorry bt ur reply dosnot resolve my querry, please tell me k how is the camera reault at night does flash work properly.. I am using a2 at the moment.. Awesome phone no doubt but the camera quality us worst.. So i just want to confirm the rests quality before making any further purchases… :)

        farees responded:
        October 13, 2012 at 11:46 pm

        If you are talking about A8 than I have posted 2 images cause i been busy on Facebook Page Caring is Sharing where all are Discussing about mobiles and specially A8 , click on the right menu or search Sharing is Caring see the Result Day time and News cutting with flash

        Muneeb said:
        October 14, 2012 at 1:23 am

        and a5′s?

        farees responded:
        October 14, 2012 at 1:42 am

        Its Fine not as 5 MP should be , its more like 3 MP good in day time till evening night specially with flash they aren’t clear as u compare with nokia or sony Ericsson

    Amaar said:
    October 13, 2012 at 11:39 am

    Hi Faree,

    My problem is that when i get logged in on fb through my A5, it does not appear in the chat of my friends, mean thier chat shows that i am offline. However i get their msgs.

      farees responded:
      October 13, 2012 at 1:54 pm

      I am sure you have updated facebook , uninstall it – reboot the phone and update it again. I had the same issue in A5 got resolved, beside it there is a facebook messenger app available which is better than going in FB and chatting, directly chat as Gtalk or SMS

    ahmad ali said:
    October 13, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    AOA kasie ho bro thnks for helping …. did u found how to roor a5 ?
    i bought a5 but having 2 prblms 1: battry 2: rooting plz give me response and help me thnks i’ll w8

      farees responded:
      October 13, 2012 at 4:06 pm

      Dear there is way to Root this phone , A5 is way better than A2 least u can use apps which u want, i was using it personally and i had no issue download android assistant and keep it in internal memory do the setting it will clear cache automatically .

    muhammad ali zeeshan said:
    October 15, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    All i want to ask is that can we make skype video calls from A 2 or A5?

      farees responded:
      October 15, 2012 at 10:04 pm

      A2 Yes
      A5 No.

    Taabi Ch said:
    October 15, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    Dear Sir… Dis is Taabi Ch. from ISB…. I just hav bought Noir A5…. Em new user of android… kindly help me.. i wanna ask abt the weather widget pre installed in da fon… but em facing problem regarding location.. tell me any other app to install or how can i fix the prob?? also suggest me sm usefull app to ownload. thnx alot… n yup to b very true ur views n blogs were helpfull fo me deciding to purchase dis cell fon… very inspiring. n thnx again fo such a helpfull n gr8 job.

      farees responded:
      October 15, 2012 at 11:48 pm

      Dear Taabi,

      Thanks first of all, well about weather if u constantly keep pressing it and option will appear below DELETE, so slide it to Delete and remove it from the screen, My A5 also had this issue nothing to worry. after you deleted it from the main screen Go to play store and search weather widget 3D weather u will see install it, after installing , on the main screen press menu > Add > Widget from the list choose 3D weather which u just installed, it will show rows and column press ok, than add City in it and Time to update like 60 mins , Enjoy the Weather Widget on main screen.

      About the apps,

      1. Yahoo plug ins ( if u are yahoo users ) for video chat
      2. MX player with ARMv6 Codec and VPF codec ok
      3. Keep safe , to keep ur personal images safe
      4. Move2SD to move apps in SD card.

      Kindly Do not Update Facebook Gmail they work fine as they are , your phone will get slow and occupy space for no season, yes if u are twitter users update it Must,

      Keep in mind that u have to keep 50 MP + free to use phone smoothly ,

      Must app is ( Android Assistant ) install it but dont move it to SD and I am sure you will understand the features it is ,

        Taabi Ch said:
        October 24, 2012 at 10:05 pm

        Thnx alot dear fo such a detailed answer n care. 2nd thing i wanna ask u is dat i hav installed PC tool fo dis in ma laptop… but i couldn’t find out how to save contacts list in ma pc…. :(

        farees responded:
        October 24, 2012 at 10:20 pm

        Why do u need to save in pc? Dear save all on google contacts ! Direct via phone.

    umair said:
    October 15, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    What is the way to root A5. As you said there is way

      farees responded:
      October 15, 2012 at 11:50 pm

      Umair there’s only way to ROOT A5 and A2 is Manual Method for programmers only. there is no software for it,

    decent said:
    October 16, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    hi! well AAP Jo a8 ko s2 se compare krty he ark dam bakwas he keo k a8 to s2 k aadhy me b nae aata Lange comparison kr Lena 1.4duelcoreprocessor ka 1ghzdc se or 1gb ram ka 160mb ram se or 8mp ka 5mp se or 8 hour battery ka maximum 5hour se

      farees responded:
      October 16, 2012 at 10:30 pm

      Dear, benchmark test results are on A8 techhical.review see screen shots which is above . I am not marketing here but why buy expensive one when same features r in less budget rest its buyers choice. Read A8 review hope.u will know what it.offers

    decent said:
    October 16, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    hi! well AAP Jo a8 ko s2 se compare krty he aek dam bakwas he keo k a8 to s2 k aadhy me b nae aata beshak comparison kr Lena 1.4duelcoreprocessor ka 1ghzdc se or 1gb ram ka 160mb ram se or 8mp ka 5mp se or 8 hour battery ka maximum 5hour se
    faree art about dis but Rhys true

    Zulfiqar ali said:
    October 30, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    aoa sir i have downloaded ringtones from internet in mp3 format how can i set them as ring tone in noir A2?

      farees responded:
      October 31, 2012 at 1:32 am

      Setting > Audio > profile > general > rintones > sd card

    Zahid said:
    November 7, 2012 at 1:41 am

    sorry to disturb you bro, but i really need to know how to root QMobile Noir A5????

    Will “Universal_GB_ROOT.zip” work on this mobile phone or not.
    Please reply as soon as possible

    Thanks and Regards

    M. Zahid Khan

      farees responded:
      November 7, 2012 at 1:53 am

      No I tried on Noir A5 , it didnt worked MTK processor is not listed in it.

        Zahid said:
        November 7, 2012 at 1:57 am

        Then whats the method, did you discover any??

        farees responded:
        November 7, 2012 at 3:36 am

        No I tried several but none worked on A2 nor A5 .

        Zahid said:
        November 7, 2012 at 4:05 am

        Thanks for response. I’ll be looking forward for any updates from you regarding Qmobile Noir A5.

        farees responded:
        November 7, 2012 at 4:42 am

        Sure I’ll be updating as I get the info

    arslan said:
    November 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm

    a5 per skype per video calkse hgi

      farees responded:
      November 12, 2012 at 8:37 pm


    arslan said:
    November 12, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    a5 pe skype per call kse hgi

      farees responded:
      November 12, 2012 at 8:37 pm


    arslan said:
    November 12, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    tu kis se hgi video chat

      farees responded:
      November 12, 2012 at 9:04 pm

      A5 only Yahoo and Tango

      Yahoo after install Yahoo plugin from Google play store .
      not on skype doesnt support ARMv6 .

    zahid said:
    November 17, 2012 at 7:56 am

    Just dropped my Q Mobile Noir A5… :( :(
    White screen appearing. Nothing else, everything is working, sound, call etc. I did call from another phone, receive call, everything is fine. But i can’t see anything, screen is totally white.
    What should i do bro? Please help.

      farees responded:
      November 17, 2012 at 7:58 am

      Take it to the hospital Q ICU

        zahid said:
        November 17, 2012 at 8:00 am

        :( please help. is this screen issue or it can be fixed????

        farees responded:
        November 17, 2012 at 7:08 pm

        They will fix it , its screen nothing to worry get it checked

    taruf shah said:
    November 26, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    google play se kafi sare lad light loud kie but no work pl help me 03458835091 sms pl.

      farees responded:
      November 27, 2012 at 6:33 am

      kindly write in detail so I and others can understand your problem , I dont call up to fix issues.

    missme71 said:
    December 4, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    Hello boss,
    I do have this problem of unable to use my camera flashlight as a torch.
    A friend of mine has the same Noir A5 and he has downloaded an app from Google play with the name “TORCH” and its working fine as a genuine torch but in my my case its other way around.
    i downloaded almost all the led flashlight app but none of them worked
    can u help



      farees responded:
      December 4, 2012 at 6:57 pm

      I used torch when i had A5 worked fine, there is no issue previously reported nor i had any. Its simple app which turns led on i dont know why yours is not working

        missme71 said:
        December 5, 2012 at 11:50 am

        do you mind sharing specific google play app that i could use to operate camera flashlight as torch?


        farees responded:
        December 5, 2012 at 9:07 pm

        Refer to http://www.incpak.com site i update it daily tech talk > apps review

    Sara said:
    December 6, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    I wanna ask smthng abt noir A6.Will u reply?

      farees responded:
      December 7, 2012 at 3:13 am

      I replied

    Nauman Afzal said:
    December 15, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    Nice review. I have used HTC Wildfire and Explorer before. Android is addictive. I got myself an A5 Noir two days back. It is good value for money. But the battery life is really disappointing. It barely lasts 24 hours and I am not a heavy cell phone user. What could be done about this? I do not use GPS, GPRS or even WiFi that frequently.

      farees responded:
      December 15, 2012 at 1:43 pm

      use mid brightness level, keep GPRS WIFI GPS off it will give u good timing = A5 has this issue of Batter now A8 has improved timing ( I think you better go to market to get some other company battery ) other made

    Nauman Afzal said:
    December 15, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    could you please recommend which company battery? Thanks

      farees responded:
      December 15, 2012 at 3:55 pm

      I will find out from market than let you know ( MONDAY Evening )

        Nauman Afzal said:
        December 15, 2012 at 6:34 pm

        Many thanks

        farees responded:
        December 16, 2012 at 3:25 am

        Stay Blessed !

    BILAL said:
    December 19, 2012 at 10:20 am

    Hi Farhan,

    Hope u wil be fine, I m facing problem with internal memory of my A5 .Problem is that its giving warning of low internal memory even i have moved all downloded applications to SD card,Tomorrow i free 40mb of my internal memory by deleting unused application and cache but in morning it is full by itself ,and now i m not able to open any application bcoz it continuosly asking me to free internal memory.Plz help me to solve this problem.

      farees responded:
      December 19, 2012 at 7:50 pm

      you are using many apps , delete unwanted and use only which are important.

        BILAL said:
        December 20, 2012 at 9:49 am

        I did but its not working, even i uninstalled the updates of facebook , map etc

        farees responded:
        December 20, 2012 at 5:15 pm

        Factory reset and re install only useful.apps

    rao usman said:
    December 29, 2012 at 9:14 am

    hello kia à5 par tv chal sakta ha kia without network connection ….plzz help me

      farees responded:
      December 30, 2012 at 9:07 pm

      Only if u install Flash player in it than you can access web TV

    zahid said:
    January 4, 2013 at 12:12 am

    hello! friends;
    if any body tell me that how to download Qmobile A3 pc driver..because when ever i connect my phone to pc its need A3 driver..and i can’t work in cmd.. plz help me

      farees responded:
      January 4, 2013 at 7:19 am

      Q official site A3 page

    tanx said:
    January 5, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    just tell me how to restore qmobile noir a5′s factory/default settings. i’ve caused a lot of trouble with mine plzzzzzzzzz helpppppppppppppppp

      farees responded:
      January 6, 2013 at 5:48 am

      In settings security factory reset

    Arslan sajjad said:
    January 6, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    can you plz tell me that how can i on the indicator at the top of Qmobile noir A5 and in my mobile the weather had stop working and how can i fix it……………………….plz reply me

      farees responded:
      January 7, 2013 at 6:09 am

      Remove it from the screen download 3d weather widget and place it on the same place.

    Arslan sajjad said:
    January 6, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    and which new sell phone of Qmobile will be launched after A10

      farees responded:
      January 7, 2013 at 6:08 am

      A5 classic launched and A12 Q note expected

    imran said:
    January 7, 2013 at 12:55 am

    dear brother
    a5 market main 1ghz or 512ram ky sath aa gya hy plz ap bata saktay hain ky is ky sath skype video call ho sakti hy?
    mail me plz.

      farees responded:
      January 7, 2013 at 6:05 am

      I havent been to market if it has skype built in than yes

    Habib said:
    January 7, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    Dear Farees
    Can u tell us about A5′s new model.

      farees responded:
      January 7, 2013 at 10:50 pm

      Same as A5 just specifications are changed

    Habib said:
    January 8, 2013 at 11:57 am

    with new A5 (1ghz 512 Ram) we can use skype with video call?

      farees responded:
      January 9, 2013 at 7:31 am

      I haven’t checked but why not its Upgraded

    hussna said:
    January 9, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    hi can we download ebooks? and how?

      farees responded:
      January 9, 2013 at 5:54 pm

      Like u download on pc

    Muhammad Abdul Rehman said:
    January 13, 2013 at 10:02 am

    Farhan Please help me I want a smart phone, any brand Rs.10,000-20,000. New or old. Want to play games, file management(PDF, Word Exel etc.), youtube n social networking. What about userinterface and Touch of Noir. Which is best amongst Noir A6,8 or 10. I am based in Lahore. Contact 03224723283

      farees responded:
      January 14, 2013 at 7:03 pm

      A8 and A10 are alike just the size difference else hardware is same, Choice is yours any of these

        MA Rehman said:
        January 15, 2013 at 9:02 pm

        Please eleborate a bit more. Recommend in other brands

        farees responded:
        January 16, 2013 at 3:02 pm

        Review is on http://www.incpak.com kindly write complete question so i can answer you easily

    mukhtar ahmed said:
    January 14, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    A.O.A, dear bro, plz tell me how can i connect internet on pc with my noir a8, i hv installled pc suit of q mobile but there is no option also i rooted my mobile as per ur instruction, but i dnt knw what is the advantage of rooted mobile, please tell me briefly that what is the advantage of rooted mobile and what its means, i m very thankful to you if u give me reply on my email. thanks, raomukhtar73@yahoo.com

      farees responded:
      January 14, 2013 at 7:00 pm

      kindly visit http://www.incpak.com > Tech Talk > Reviews you will get information about ROOTING and all and I never advised anyone to ROOT their phone without knowing what it is .

        mukhtar ahmed said:
        January 24, 2013 at 12:13 pm

        ok dear thx, can u tell me please the procedure for connect internet on my pc with noir a8

        farees responded:
        January 25, 2013 at 3:35 am

        Dear for this refer to my sharing is caring fb page over there ask.on timeline moderators and members will surely guide you i am not sure how too

    shahbaz malik said:
    January 25, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    farees,u said above it supports flash,i have this mobile and it doesnt support flash ..

      farees responded:
      January 25, 2013 at 11:40 pm

      It does flash lite via dolphin browser plugin i use to watch live stream on it

    shahbaz malik said:
    January 26, 2013 at 12:58 am

    and sir one more thing, i basically transfer episodes of season into my mobile,in which format shall i transfer to watch it in good quality ,because it doesnt support the original x264.mp4 videos downloaded from eztv.it ,

      farees responded:
      January 26, 2013 at 2:32 am

      Any video converter free, use mp4 frame rate 25 audio aac 480 ratio

    shahbaz malik said:
    January 26, 2013 at 1:14 am

    basically im asking at what frame rate and resolution i should convert a normal 720p video using some mp4 converter

      farees responded:
      January 26, 2013 at 2:34 am

      Yes i answered you try as i said it will be good viewable quality

    shahbaz malik said:
    January 26, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    last thing ,sir i downloaded the dolhpin browser, what must i write on play store to download flash plugin for it :S any specific name ?

      farees responded:
      January 27, 2013 at 9:27 am

      Replied dear

    Shahbaz Malik said:
    January 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    sir ,please could u tell me what must i write on play store to download flash lite plugin for dolphin browser, i already installed download browser from store (not dolhpin mini ) ,what must i write on play store to find flash player for it so that i can stream

    Best regards

      farees responded:
      January 27, 2013 at 9:21 am

      Search flash player here on my.blog or http://www.incpak.com tech talk apps review you will find the link of apk

    shahbaz malik said:
    January 27, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    i tried alot ,only found flash player 10.2 ,that says incompatible with the system when i install it on mobile ,if u give me the link,ill be very thankful to u since the links are outdated on ur blog :S

      farees responded:
      January 27, 2013 at 11:15 pm

      Join sharing is caring fb page and ask there i am sure you will get help easily

    zohaib hassan said:
    February 9, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    salam farhan dear laptop ke sath kesy connect karo kuch files transfer karne the via usb cable

      farees responded:
      February 9, 2013 at 9:11 pm

      Connect and select mass storage from phone it will open or prompt folder (drive) on pc

    Saad Aslam said:
    February 10, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    kindly inform me the internal memory of a5

      farees responded:
      February 10, 2013 at 1:57 pm

      I will find out and post yet myself i dont know

    Anonymous said:
    February 22, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    What is the internal memory of A5? as u said A2 has 98 mb internal so cant download too many apps so does A5 has the same issue????

      farees responded:
      February 23, 2013 at 10:44 pm

      A5 old one has 170+ Mb

        Anonymous said:
        February 23, 2013 at 11:14 pm

        So can u download more than 10 apps ?

        farees responded:
        February 24, 2013 at 4:35 am

        Kindly ask in sentence your query? I didn’t get

    Anonymous said:
    February 25, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    Aoa farhan bhai i want to ask should i buy A5 or not? cuz i want to be sure i am not throwing my money in well so plzz honest opinion ? thnx

      farees responded:
      February 26, 2013 at 3:41 am

      Dear A5 i am not sure about internal storage and quality i been honest since stone age with all at this moment A8 having battery issue and A6 internal storage and phone memory so A5 makes sense in 10k but check GPS internal memory as well as apps move to SD or phone mem like A6 than buy

    Abdur Rafay said:
    April 27, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    Can Anyone Tell Me About This Phone??
    How’s This Phone,Plx Tell Me About Camera Result,Can We Play Games,Can We Video Call Skype And Does Wifi Works Properly In This Phone??? Plx Tell Me…..

      farees responded:
      April 29, 2013 at 2:21 pm

      check the post on http://www.incpak or type ” Qmobile Noir A5 Incpak ” in google search you will see on the top

    yasirkhan said:
    April 29, 2013 at 12:37 pm

    dear brother a5 have tempel run game and what is price of it ?
    reply me as fast as

      farees responded:
      April 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm

      I dont know dear I dont buy and sell phones

    iqbal said:
    August 27, 2013 at 1:25 am

    dira farees qmobile noir a5 u a e intenit setting???

      farees responded:
      September 17, 2013 at 12:02 pm

      Internet Setting and all the Technology Information kindly refer to http://www.incpak.com or the service provider.

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