Blackberry10 OS was presented on two new smartphones: BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10; discover the prices and availability on the market.
Research In Motion Limited RIM – now officially known as Blackberry – presented on January 30 at the same time in New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Dubai and Johannesburg BlackBerry 10 platform, re-designed, re-programmed and re-invented that creates a new and only mobile computing experience available on two new LTE enabled smartphones: BlackBerry Z10 (full-touch) and BlackBerry Q10 (with touch screen and physical keyboard). Both smartphones, thanks to the Blackberry platform 10, offer a user experience of faster, smarter and more fluid than any other BlackBerry in the past.
“Today we have the chance to see a BlackBerry that has re-invented entirely new mobile experience. We are excited to introduce the new BlackBerry 10 OS smartphone and BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerryQ10 in order to deliver a faster and more intelligent, capable from time to time to adapt to your needs. Every function, every gesture, every detail of BlackBerry 10 is designed to keep you connected on the go”, said Thorsten Heins, President and CEO of BlackBerry.
The new BlackBerry smartphone Z10 and Q10 are fast and technologically advanced, with dual core 1.5 Ghz, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory expandable via a memory slot with microSD cards. The devices have the best technology applied to high-resolution display, for clear, defined and bright colors. Both devices are equipped with a removable battery, micro HDMI port for presentations and NFCper support mobile payment and the exchange of information simply through contact with the smartphone.
Both BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 have support for faster 4G network, LTE and HSPA Plus, as well as support international roaming. Interesting is that both BlackBerry Q10 and BlackBerry Z10 will be available in black and white. But what sets them apart? Only the keyboard (and the size accordingly): BlackBerry Z10 has a full-touch screen and BlackBerry Q10 is instead built around a touch screen and physical keyboard.
Authorized dealers and retail stores will also offer a wide range of accessories for BlackBerry 10 smartphones, as the new BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker and a wide range of cases and chargers, including a portable charger.
Prices and availability of Blackberry Z10 and Q10
In the United Kingdom the BlackBerry Z10 is now available for postpaid and prepaid plans by EE, O2, Vodafone, Phones 4u, BT, Carphone Warehouse and 3UK. The smartphone will be included in the monthly subscription plans, with prices that vary depending on the offers made by the operator. In Canada, the BlackBerry Z10 will be available from next week, precisely from Feb. 5, 2013.
Prices will vary by retailer, but the retail price will be around $ 149,99 with the signing of a three-year contract. In the UAE the phone will be available from 10 February, at a retail price of 2,599 AED. In USA market, the availability for most of the carrier is scheduled for March.