Research in Research (RIM) has embarked on a new journey by renaming itself Blackberry and launching its new Blackberry 10 operating system. The company has been in a steady decline over the past few years as Android and iOS smartphones took over the market. But now, it hopes to make a comeback with its all new series of BB10 smartphones. The first among them is the flagship Z10, a stylish and elegant smartphone with bagful of features. Over here, we’ll be going through the key features of the phone.
Features of the Blackberry Z10
Design and Display:
The Blackberry Z10 is a beautiful handset with a classy look. It has dimensions of 5.12 x 2.58 x 0.35 inches and weighs merely 137.5 grams. The front side of the phone is occupied by a 4.2 inches on the diagonal capacitive touchscreen LCD display which has a resolution of 768 X 1280 pixels. The screen supports multi-touch and has a pixel density of 355 ppi. Below the display, is the Blackberry logo but there are no navigation keys as the operating system uses gestures and touches for bringing up menus and apps.
The handset includes an 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash which gives you the ability to snap photos of 3264 X 2448 pixels or record videos of a maximum resolution of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second. The camera offers excellent results as it supports autofocus and has image and video stabilization to negate any shaking effect. Users can also add effects and edit the photos on the phone itself through the inbuilt photo editor app. The device is also equipped with a second camera of 2 megapixels at the front for video chatting and portrait photos.
Blackberry Z10 comes with a dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Adreno 225 graphics processor and 2 GB of RAM. You also get a microSD card slot where cards of up to 64 GB can be inserted, giving you plenty of storage space for all your files.
Operating System and Apps:
The software on the phone is the gesture-based Blackberry 10 operating system which is fast and packed with a range of applications. You can enjoy your favourite multimedia content through the inbuilt music and video player. For internet access, there is a web browser which is extremely smooth and loads websites quickly. A Blackberry phone is never complete without business apps and same is the case with the Z10. You can view and edit documents on the go using the Docs to Go app, store files on the cloud for accessing them through multiple devices and keep a track of your work through the organizer app. Social networking is also easy as the phone has dedicated apps for Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. Other apps include Blackberry Maps, Blackberry Messenger 6, calendar, Remember, Youtube and much more.
Blackberry Z10 comes with a removable Li-Ion battery with a capacity of 1800 mAh. According to official numbers, the battery provides a talk time of up to 10 hours and stand by time of up to 312 hours on 3G networks.
The Blackberry Z10 is available through all major retailers and has already recorded the best ever 1st week sales for a Blackberry device. For pricing and availability in your country, please get in touch with your local retailer or Official blackberry Store.