BlackBerry Z10 Review Features Specifications – Price in India
So does it have the guts to live through its competition with giants like iPhone 5, Nokia Lumia 920, HTC One X/Butterfly and the soon to launch Samsung Galaxy S4? Let us learn more about this.
BlackBerry Z10 Review Features Specifications
Build and Design
This BlackBerry OS10 phone is a beauty to look at and hold. It is available in two variants black and white both of which don a dashingly professional feel and appearance. The size of this phone (130 x 65.6 x 9 mm) makes it easy to hold and operate using one hand.
The build quality is great and the phone certainly looks superior to some of its competitors even though treated plastic has been used for its body. BlackBerry Z10 weighs around 138gms which gives it a heavy solid feel like a brick bar.
The sharpness and bright colors are evident on this smartphone. It is a 16M colors, capacitive touchscreen which is 4.2 inch big. The PPI or the pixel density is 355 at 768×1280 pixel resolution hence the screen never looks pixelated or shows poor graphics. Like many other high-end smartphones, this BlackBerry OS10 phone also struggles under direct sunlight.
The all New Operating System – BB OS 10
With Windows phone 8, Android and iOS available in the market and offering excellent features to end users, the BB OS10 had to be something unique and equally charming. The makers at this former phone giant have been successful to create that charm in the new BB operating system to some extent by incorporating many stunning features, some of which we will discuss here.
BlackBerry Messenger which was a heartthrob available in past Blackberry mobile phones has been given a great facelift with the BBM Video feature. Now voice calls are possible using BBM and the 2MP front camera also offers an option of video calls.
BlackBerry Balance is available on Z10 and this technology has been designed to finely segregate your business and personal life. You can define fine lines on your phone and it would store your business presentations and your kid’s images separately avoiding any mix-ups.
Another great feature available on BlackBerry OS10 phone, the Hub is the end of your dilemma of jumping between apps to look for notifications and updates. You get to see all the notifications, news, updates, mails etc. from your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Gmail accounts at one place.
This is the BB OS10 answer to Google Play Store and Apple app store. BB boasts of over 70k apps available on it.
This exclusive feature lets you share your screen with others and exchange information. It is possible over video calls and you can share your browser page, a presentation or some contact information. It is great for professionals who need to share data regularly with their colleagues.
With Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon, Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor, 2 GB RAM and an Adreno 225 GPU, this phone is certainly a fast performer. These specifications make this phone cause contention among users of iPhone 5, HTC One X or the premium Samsung Galaxy series phones.
There are many options available for connectivity on the BlackBerry Z10. NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, 4GEE, Micro HDMI are some of the latest technologies you would find out of the box on this phone.
With an 8MP rear camera photography is certainly a delight on this phone and it also features time shift which lets you take a stream of group photographs and then fix faces by moving them back and forth in time to get a perfect image. Other features are Geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization, video stabilization (1080p@30fps) and autofocus. Face detection does not work pretty accurately though but the images are nonetheless clear.
It also has a 2MP front camera for video calls, images and recording at 720p@30fps.
The BlackBerry Z10 comes with a Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery which is said to offer up to 312 h of standby and up to 10 h of talk time.
BlackBerry Z10 Price in India
Priced at INR 43,490 this latest BB phone has certainly a lot to offer to its loyalists as Android, iOS users would surely take their time to learn about its beauty.