Specs and Features of the new BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone from RIM

RIM finally Launches BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone

The Canadian smartphone giant, Research in Motion today finally unveils the much awaited and consistently leaked BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone; this will be the first phone to run the RIM new BlackBerry 10 mobile OS which also announces alongside the Z10.

This device is the first RIM’s flagship product to race with the likes of the Apple’s iPhone and the super Android devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S III.

Blackberry z10 smartphone

Q10 is a trademark for BlackBerry keyboard which RIM also revealed today.

Thorstein Heins, RIM’s CEO, said “BlackBerry 10 devices are absolutely the best typing experience in the industry. Period.”

The OS equally boasts of features that supersedes that of the rivals such as the finger swipe sleep mode.

What you will find on the newly released BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone

The new Canadian citizen, BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone arrives with a 4.2 inch display screen having a resolution of 1280 x 786 pixels with a resolution density of ~356 ppi. This feature is technically sharper than the Apple iPhone 5 retina display which has ~326 ppi.

The smartphone has a thickness of 0.35 inch weighing 4.78 ounces. The BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.5 GHz dual core processor supported by a 2 GB RAM. The internal memory measures to 16 GB and could still be extended by a microSD up to 64 GB storage.

The connectivity option on the BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone includes; Wi-Fi, NFC for mobile payment and accesories connections, Bluetooth 4.0. RIM made a HSPA+ and 4G LTE networks alongside global roaming available on the Z10 device.

Blackberry z10 smartphone

The rear facing camera on the BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone is 8 megapixel, also facilitated with a front facing camera of 2 megapixel. The camera features includes; Time Shift, that allows user to “reverse time” for a specific shot finding a particular posture or action.

The battery that powers the BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone can sustain a talk time of 10 hours on 3G, up to 11 hours video playback and around 305 hours on standby also on 3G.

As RIM specified, all the four US major carriers will vendor the BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone for $199 with contract as per carrier to determine total price and availability. The unlock version goes for $599.

In the home country Canada, the device will be going for CND $149 with a three year contract.

Does the BlackBerry Z10 featured to your taste as expected? Will you order a piece as soon as it gets to your country?

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