New Delhi, Feb 25: BlackBerry has officially launched its latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Z10, in India today for Rs 43,499. Those who have pre-booked it earlier will get it from tomorrow itself while others will have to wait one more week after which the phone will be made available in retail markets.
BlackBerry Z10 features a 4.2-inch LCD touchscreen display with 1280x768 pixel resolution. It's the first time a BlackBerry smartphone offers 356 pixels per inch pixel density and the up to 4 points of multi-touch. Inside its 9 mm chassis, rests a dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 mobile processor, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB on-board storage. Of course, out of that 16 GB some would be reserved for the system and updates. Thankfully there is a Hot Swappable memory card slot to accommodate a higher density micro SD Card.
At the rear, BlackBerry has packed an 8 megapixel camera with auto focus, LED Flash and 5X digital zoom. This camera can be used to capture high quality images and also record full 1080p HD videos. BlackBerry Z10 also features a 2 megapixel front facing camera with 3X digital zoom and 720p HD video recording ability.
Apart from that, the BlackBerry Z10 packs dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Ambient Light Sensor and Near Field Communication chip. There is also a micro HDMI out port along with micro USB port.
The BlackBerry Z10 offers better location locking with Assisted, Autonomous and Simultaneous GPSmodule. BlackBerry Z10 come packed with an 1800 mAh battery that promises talk time of up to 10 hours and standby time of up to 305 hours on 3G network. This smartphone promises audio playback for up to 60 hours and video playback for up to 11 hours.