BlackBerry Z10: Specifications and Review

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Few days back, BlackBerry launched its new smartphone BlackBerry z10 with BB10. According to analysts, this phone and BB10 is very important for the company. Company is struggling and losing market share. It has also lost so many fate customers. With this smartphone, company wants to gain its market share and attract older and new customers to BlackBerry. Lets see what this phone has and why company is relying on this a lot.

BlackBerry Z10 features

Specification of BlackBerry Z10

  • OS: Blackberry 10
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
  • Processor: 1.5GHz dual-core
  • GPU: Adreno 225
  • Weight: 137.5 grams
  • Dimensions: 130 x 65.6 x 9 mm
  • Main Display: 4.2-inch with 768 x 1280 pixel resolution (356 ppi)
  • Primary Camera: 8 Megapixels
  • Secondary Camera: 2 Megapixels
  • In-Built Storage: 16GB
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Battery: 1,800mAh
  • Price Category: Rs. 30,000 and Above

It features a 4.2 inch LCD touchscreen with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution. Screen size and resolution do fine job and works smooth. But BlackBerry is late for this too. Now market has smartphones with Full HD display. Although it’s not bad, but nothing which can impress us.

It is packed with 1.5 GHz dual core Qualcomm MSM8960 processor with 2 GB RAM. Internal storage of the smartphone is 16 GB and comes with microSD card slot for storage expansion. One can expand storage up to 32 GB.

It features a 8 megapixel camera that can record Full HD videos. Camera is quicker in capturing images and can take 1 shot per second. If you need more, switch to burst mode that offers three shots per second. It also features a 2 megapixel camera at the front of the device that offers better video calls.

For connectivity, the BlackBerry Z10 supports Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, mini-HDMI and 4G LTE connectivity. BlackBerry Z10 also has the ability to share the 4G connection with an integrated mobile hotspot feature.

It is packed with 1,800mAh battery that is also replaceable. Battery life of the smartphone is average. It gives around 8 hours of video playback that seems average.

If we talk about the software of the smartphone, it runs on BB10. Company also claims that it has overhauled its BlackBerry OS and it seems they are right. BB10 is better that older version of BlackBerry OS. Lack of apps is the thing which might hurts its customers.

It has already listed on eBay and can come to India by the end of this month. Price of BlackBerry Z10 may fall in between Rs. 35,000 to Rs. 45,000.

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