Things to Know about BlackBerry 10 Smartphone


TNI Bureau: Research In Motion (RIM)’s new BlackBerry that is back into the new club Z10 is the first smartphone to run on the BlackBerry 10 operating system. It is easier to use than Android, but more difficult than iPhone.

The Canadian major unveiled two new Smartphones Z10 and Q10 at a press conference in San Francisco on Wednesday. The Z10 sports a 4.2-inch 1280×768 touch-screen, dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor and 2GB of RAM and the Q10 have a QWERTY keyboard.

The new phones are also equipped with a unified content feature called BlackBerry Hub that brings together messages from emails, BBM and social channels.

As per the change in the brand name, the company revealed that the new ticker symbol for the U.S.-listed shares will be “BBRY” on the Nasdaq and “BB” for its Toronto-listed shares.

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BlackBerry keeps high hopes on the new Smartphones Z10 and Q10 and believes that these phones will help the company capture a market dominated by Samsung and Apple.

As soon as BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heinz introduced the two new BlackBerry Smartphones, U.S. carriers began releasing statements to officially back the new devices.

The Z10 is equipped with a 4.2-inch screen, dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor and 2GB of RAM along with NFC and microSD support and a micro HDMI port. Rest of the features are much similar to Android phones like micro USB, 2-and-8 megapixel front-and-rear cameras, 1800 mAH  battery and 4G LTE support. The phone also bears the popular blackberry notification light, the feature which is loved by many. In short, the BlackBerry Z10’s modern design and features give BlackBerry fans what they were waiting for.

BlackBerry Q10, the other new phone released, looks like the typical BlackBerry phone with some modernization. It has a 3.1-inch screen and a full QWERTY keyboard. The phone’s display resolution is a solid 720×720 pixels and it supports touch, like the BlackBerry Bold 9900 before it. The back is made of a glass, and the internal part is identical to Z10. The phone is equipped with 1.5GHz of processing power and 2GB of RAM.

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