BlackBerry Z10 and Q10: Specs, Price, Video

BlackBerry, formerly known as Research in Motion, announced on January 30, 2013 the arrival of its new devices the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10, which has the potential to brighten the future of the struggling Canadian company.

BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 Budianto Haryanto, on Flickr
Now we're taking a look at the technical specs of the Z10, the first full-touch smartphone powered by BlackBerry 10 operating system, and Q10, the first to feature a physical QWERTY keyboard.

BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 Specifications

BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry Q10

Size (L x W x D) 130mm x 65.6mm x 9mm 119.6mm x 66.8mm x 10.35 mm
Display 4.2 inches
4 point multi-touch IPS LCD display
3.1 inches
SuperAMOLED display
Resolution 1280 x 768 resolution at 356 PPI 720 x 720 resolution at 330ppi
Weight 135.5 g or 4.78 oz 139 g or 4.90 oz
CPU Dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Dual Core 1.5 GHz
Memory 2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Storage 16 GB + microSD slot (up to 32 GB) 16 GB + microSD slot (up to 64 GB)
Connectors microUSB, micro HDMI microUSB, micro HDMI
Operating System BlackBerry 10 BlackBerry 10
Battery Talk Time: up to 10 hours on 3G
Standy Time: up to 305 hours on 3G,
up to 316 hours on 2G
Audio Playback: up to 60 hours
Video Playback: up to 11 hours
Talk Time: up to 10 hours
Standy Time: Not available at this time
Audio Playback: Not available at this time
Video Playback: Not available at this time
Camera 8 MP rear facing camera,
Auto Focus, 5x digital zoom
1080p HD video recording, LED flash

2 MP front facing camera,
3x digital zoom
720p HD video recording
8 MP rear facing camera,
Auto Focus, 5x digital zoom
1080p HD video recording, LED flash

2 MP front facing camera,
3x digital zoom
720p HD video recording
Networking Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G, 4G LTE or HSPA+,
support for global roaming
Wi-FI, 2G, 3G, 4G LTE or HSPA+,
support for global roaming
Wi-Fi Dual Band 802.11 a/b/g/n,
Mobile Hotspot
Dual Band 802.11 a/b/g/n,
Mobile Hotspot
GPS Assisted, Autonomous
and Simultaneous
Assisted, Autonomous
and Simultaneous
Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy 4.0 Low Energy
NFC NFC-enabled to support mobile payments
and file exchange
NFC-enabled to support mobile payments
and file exchange
Advanced Sensors Accelerometer, Magnetometer,
Proximity, Gyroscope Ambient
light sensor
Accelerometer, Magnetometer,
Proximity, Gyroscope Ambient
light sensor
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BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 Pricing and Availability

Pricing of the new BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones will vary by carrier partner and the company expects availability to be in March. In the United States, The BB Z10 and Q10 has been announced for release by the following providers; Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and Sprint Nextel.

Verizon Wireless said it will launch the Z10 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. Verizon also said it will launch the Q10, but did not give a price or release date. Sprint Nextel said it will launch the Q10 later this year but it did not give availability or a price. AT&T Mobility said it will sell the Z10 and Q10 but did not give prices or release dates. According to Mobile Magazine, Z10 will debut with T-Mobile on March 27.

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said at a press conference that the Q10 should be available in the U.S. in April  but according to FierceWireless report, BlackBerry's Q10 smartphone may not hit U.S. until May or June.

VIDEO: BlackBerry 10: Introducing the new BlackBerry Z10

The BlackBerry Z10 device features a full touchscreen, front-facing camera, your favorite apps plus more. Donny from Inside BlackBerry gives the exclusive first look at the new BlackBerry Z10.

VIDEO: BlackBerry 10: Introducing the new BlackBerry Q10

Meet the newest member of the BlackBerry 10 family. The BlackBerry Q10 device features the best of both worlds: touch screen and a physical keyboard.

Source || blackberry.com :: Image: flickr.com, Budianto Haryanto :: Videos: BlackBerry

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