BlackBerry Z10 Revealed : 4.2-inch, 1.5 GHz Dual-core, 2GB RAM, Runs BlackBerry 10 OS

Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM), now BlackBerry Inc., has unveiled its new Smartphone Blackberry Z10, running the company’s latest Blackberry 10 Operating System With the new OS, BlackBerry Inc., hopes to lure customers away from rivals Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8 OS.

BlackBerry Z10 dons a 4.2 inch, 768×1280 (~356 ppi), Capacitive MultiTouch display that packs in over 16 Million colors into it. Powered by 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor with 2GB of RAM, BlackBerry Z10 sports an 8 Megapixel Auto-focus rear camera with LED flash and a secondary 2MP front facing camera for BBM video calling.

On the connectivity front, BlackBerry Z10 supports 4G/LTE, 3G/HSPA, 2G/GSM, Dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), NFC, and Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP. With BlackBerry 10 OS under the hood, BlackBerry Z10 comes with excellent security features like Password protection, app permissions, BlackBerry Balance and so on.

BlackBerry Z10 houses a 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery, which offers Up to 312 Hrs of Standby time and up to 10 Hrs of Talk time. It also features Adreno 225 GPU, 16GB of internal storage, an expandable MicroSD card slot, USB 2.0, and a Micro HDMI port.

BlackBerry Z10 Key Specs :

  • BlackBerry 10 OS
  • 4.2 inch, 768×1280, Capacitive MultiTouch display
  • 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 16GB of Internal storage
  • Adreno 225 GPU
  • MicroSD card support up to 64 GB
  • 8MP Autofocus rear camera with LED flash
  • 2MP front facing camera
  • 4G-LTE and 3G-HSPA Network support
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) and NFC
  • Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
  • USB 2.0, and a Micro HDMI port
  • Dimensions: 130 x 65.6 x 9 mm
  • Weighs: 137.5g / 4.85 oz 
  • 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery (Up to 10 Hrs Talk time)

BlackBerry Z10 Pricing and Availability :

  • In the UK, the BlackBerry Z10 will be available on pay monthly contracts and pre-pay plans from EE, O2, Vodafone, Phones 4u, BT, 3UK and the Carphone Warehouse. Price points will vary according to the carriers and retail partners.
  • In Canada, the BlackBerry Z10 pricing will vary by carrier partner, but it will retail for around $149.99 on a 3 year contract.
  • In the UAE, the BlackBerry Z10 pricing will vary by carrier partner, but unsubsidized it will retail for AED 2,599.
  • In the U.S. market, the BlackBerry Z10 is expected to be available in March with most carriers.
  • In India, the BlackBerry Z10 will be available later this month, it is expected to cost around Rs.45, 000 (INR).

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