BlackBerry Z10 Review and Features

In this article, I am going to describe the newly introduced smartphone from BlackBerry, BlackBerry Z10. This is the best smartphone manufactured by BlackBerry so far and it is really worth to compete with the other smartphones of this price range. Go through this article and get maximum knowledge about the features, specifications, ratings and price of BlackBerry Z10 in India.

BlackBerry Z10 – A new introduction

BlackBerry is one of the most reputed mobile phone manufacturing companies in the world. It has always proved itself the best in manufacturing the mobile phones for corporates. BlackBerry has put forward an all new cell phone full of features and specifications to compete with other smartphones like Apple iPhone 4s or Samsung Galaxy SIII and the phone is none other than the BlackBerry Z10. This newly launched smartphone is really a full packet of modern features and specifications. Here is the list of the features loaded in the BlackBerry Z10.

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Features and specifications of BlackBerry Z10

2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - STL100-1
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - STL100-2
4G Network: LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - STL100-2
SIM: Micro-SIM (as in Samsun Galaxy SIV)
Announced: 2013, January
Released: 2013, January
BlackBerry Z10 which was released in January 2013, is the first smartphone from BlackBerry having the facility of 4G network. So, this new feature makes it eligible to compete with the iPhone 4s and other 4G smartphones. The 2G and 3G networks are also available to take advantage of them. So, this phone is suitable for any network whether it is a 2G, 3G or 4G. The SIM port is a micro one as in the iPhone 4s.

Dimensions: 130 x 65.6 x 9 mm (5.12 x 2.58 x 0.35 in)
Weight: 137.5 g (4.83 oz)
Display type: Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size: 768 x 1280 pixels, 4.2 inches (~355 ppi pixel density)
Multi-touch: Yes
The dimensions of the BlackBerry Z10 are really comfortable i.e. 5 inches diagonally. The weight of the BlackBerry Z10 is only 137 grams which adds to its specifications. Also, its screen resolution is 768 x 1280 pixels which gives us a clear and vivid playback of videos as well as the images present in it.

Alert types: Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker: Yes
3.5mm jack: Yes
It is preloaded with the alert messages of the mp3 format which can be transferred to other phones also. It also has the facility of loudspeaker and also uses the 3.5mm jack for the headphones.

Card slot: microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal: 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
According to me, there is no need of using the external memory support because the internal memory is enough to store the data for our daily use. So, this is really one of the unique features of the BlackBerry Z10.

Speed: HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE, EV-DO Rev. A, upto 3.1 Mbps
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band
Bluetooth: Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
NFC: Yes
USB: Yes, microUSB v2.0
The connectivity of the BlackBerry Z10 is really on the track. Like other smartphones, it possesses the option of connectivity through Bluetooth, WiFi as well as USB. The USB v2.0 enables a user to use the external hard disk, mouse, dongle etc in the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone.

Primary: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features: Geo-tagging, continuous auto-focus, image stabilization, face detection
Video: Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, check quality
Secondary: Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps
Both the cameras i.e. primary as well as secondary are of high quality and are able to capture the HD images and videos. The features like Geo-tagging, continuous auto-focus, image stabilization, face detection are really of great use as in the professional cameras.

OS: BlackBerry 10 OS
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
CPU: Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait
GPU: Adreno 225
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging: SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, BBM 6
Browser: HTML5
Radio: No
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support
Java: Yes, MIDP 2.1
Colors: Black, White
BlackBerry Z10 contains the recently introduced BlackBerry 10 OS which gives it an amazing processing speed. It is also enhanced by the Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait and also the Chipset; Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon. BlackBerry Z10 also supports the GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) which is a helpful tool for the navigational purposes.

- SNS integration
- HDMI port
- BlackBerry maps
- Organizer
- Document viewer
- Photo viewer
- MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
- DivX/XviD/MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 player
- Voice memo/dial
- Predictive text input

By observing the preloaded apps in the BlackBerry Z10, it can be predicted that this smartphone has a professional touch and thus, is best for the folks at work in offices, businessmen etc. BlackBerry Z10 is also fit for gaming and other entertaining sources. So, it is fit for youngsters also.

Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery
Stand-by: Up to 312 h
Talk time: Up to 10 h

The battery backup of BlackBerry Z10 is about 10 hours of talk time and about 300 hours in stand-by mode which is really amazing. So, you can enjoy the maximum moments of your daily life with the BlackBerry Z10 taking advantage of all the features and specifications of it.

The price of BlackBerry Z10 in India is about RS.46000


This was all about the features, specifications, ratings and price of BlackBerry Z10, a new revolutionary smartphone from BlackBerry. If you find any missing or incomplete information regarding this smartphone in this article, please feel free to contact me through the responses below. Also, if you have bought the BlackBerry Z10, then please review it below in the comments to help the readers to choose the best for them.

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