BlackBerry Z3

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OS Blackberry 10.2.1
Shades Black
Battery Non-removable 2500 mAh
Rear Camera 5.0 MP
Front Camera 1.1 MP
Primary Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels, Digital Zoom with LED Flash, Autofocus
Display Size 5.0 inch
RAM 1.5 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait 200
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Announced May, 2014
Mobile Phone Status -
Box Content Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, Battery, Headset, User Manual
Languages English
OS Blackberry 10.2.1
Shades Black
Processor & Sound
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait 200
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400
Graphics Processor Adreno 305
Cameras
Rear Camera 5.0 MP
Front Camera 1.1 MP
Resolution (Front) 960x1200 pixels
Camera Flash LED
Camera Resolution 2592x1944 pixels
Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
GeoTagging
Video Resolution (Front) 720p
Video Resolution 1080p
Image Stabilization
Primary Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels, Digital Zoom with LED Flash, Autofocus
Camera Features Continuous and touch to focus
Display
Display Resolution (V) 960 pixels
Display Resolution (H) 540 pixels
Touchscreen
Display Size 5.0 inch
Display Colours 16 Million
Multi-Touch
Pixels Per Inch Density 220 ppi
Display Type qHD
Display Features Capacitive Touchscreen
RAM & Storage
RAM 1.5 GB
Call Log
Internal Storage 8 GB
Memory Card microSD, up to 32 GB
Phonebook Capacity Unlimited
Dimensions & Weight
Height 140 mm
Thickness 9.3 mm
Weight 164 gms
Width 72.8 mm
Battery Size & Backup
Maximum Standby Time 384 hours
Maximum Talktime 15.30 hours
Battery Non-removable 2500 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
USB
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (LE) with aptX
GPS
A-GPS
Handsfree
Browser HTML
NFC
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GPRS
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
2G Network GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA 2100 / 900 MHz
EDGE
Networks 2G+3G
Data Speed 3G HSPA+
Features
Calendar
Organiser
Clock
Alarm Clock
SNS Integration
Noise Cancellation
Java MIDP 2.1
Office Applications
Voice Dialing
Voice Memo
Entertainment
Video Player
Music Player
Video Recording
Image Viewer
3.5mm Jack/Port
Radio
Voice Recording
Image/Video Editor
Games
Ringtones
Vibration
Ringtones MP3
Messaging
T9 Dictionary
Predictive Text Input
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email
Social Networking Facebook, Twitter
Sensors
Accelerometer Sensor
Compass
Proximity Sensor

BlackBerry Z3 Review

10 Mar, 14 02:04 PM

Overview

Powerful Configuration and Large Display
By Natasha

The Blackberry Z3 was announced by the company in the month of May in 2014 and launched in June in the same year. It is micro SIM based phone which is available in the market in Black shade at a price of INR 15, 990. Z3 works on 2G network at GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz all versions. It works on 3G network at HSDPA and on 4G network at LTE.

Design and Build Quality

The Blackberry Z3 is a micro SIM based smartphone, released on May, 2014. It comes with a height of 140 mm, width of 72.8 mm and a thickness of 9.3 mm along with a weight of 164 grams. The Blackberry Z3 packs a non-removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery which delivers a talk-time of 15 hours 30 minutes and a standby duration of 384 hours. The phone is designed using bar format which makes it easy to grip.

User Interface and Comfort to Use

The Z3 features a 5.0-inches capacitive touchscreen which provides a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels and a 220 ppi of pixel density. It runs on Blackberry 10.2.1 operating system. Powering the device is a Dual-core, 1.2 GHz Krait 200 processor with a Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400 chip-set and Adreno 305 GPU. The Blackberry Z3 has a RAM of 1.5 GB and an internal storage of 8 GB which can be expanded to another 32 GB via micro SD card. There is no hard key present on the phone, it features feather touch soft keys which are well responsive to the input signals.

Telephony and Messaging

The device supports 2G (GSM 850/900/1800/1900) and 3G (HSDPA 900/1900/2100) frequencies. The phonebook has a capacity to store an unlimited number of contacts. SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM and BBM6 are some of the messaging and email facilities available for the Blackberry Z3. The phone also comes with the option of predictive text input in order to facilitate typing.

Camera and Image Quality

The smartphone has a primary camera of 5 MP which provides a photo resolution of 2592x1994 pixels. It is also featured with a LED flash, auto-focus and Geo-tagging. The secondary camera has a 1.1 MP count which enables you for video calling. One can record 1080p videos on to the device.

Connectivity Options

The connectivity attributes of the device includes 3G, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi Direct and Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and LE, micro USB v2.0 and NFC. It also offers A-GPS support in order to facilitate the navigation.

Browser and Applications

The Blackberry Z3 has the goodness of HTML5 browser which handles the apps well that are  thrown on its way. Games and movies look really good on the large display. It comes pre-loaded with some of the apps like Blackberry Maps, Document viewer, organizer, video editor, photo viewer and editor.

Shades

The Blackberry Z3 is available in a single color option: Black.

Value for Money

The smartphone is nicely priced around Rs.12,499 approx.

Conclusion

Overall, Blackberry Z3 is a good phone with a brand name. The Blackberry OS is one of its distinguishing feature from the usual Android combinations.

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