BlackBerry Z30 is the latest flagship smartphone from canadian manufacturer BlackBerry featuring BlackBerry 10.2 OS. It was previously rumored few months ago and recently known by its codename BlackBerry A10. The Z30 is also the successor to BlackBerry’s first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, BlackBerry Z10. In size, it measures 140.7 x 72 x 9.4mm and weighs 170g. The BlackBerry Z30 features a 5-inch Super AMOLED display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (295ppi pixel density). It is powered by 1.7GHz dual core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB RAM. For multimedia, BlackBerry Z30 packs an 8 Mega pixel rear camera capable of shooting full HD videos and 2 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, microHDMI port, NFC, Wireless Charging (carrier dependent) and LTE mobile connections.
The BlackBerry Z30 comes pre-installed with BlackBerry 10.2 OS. It comes with a new Priority Hub that learns what conversations and what people are important to you making it fast and easy to find the messages and information you need. The BlackBerry 10.2 OS now shows an instant preview of recent messages and notifications on the Lock Screen. The BlackBerry Z30 comes with stereo speakers and new BlackBerry Natural Sound that makes BBM Voice and BBM Video chats more natural and realistic. It also comes with a Paratek Antenna that offers faster data transfers and fewer dropped calls in low signal areas, keeping connected in more places. In addition to that BlackBerry Z30 packs a powerful 2880mAh battery that gives talk time of up to 18 hours and can last up to 25 hours of mixed use. The BlackBerry Z30 will compete against other flagship smartphones like Apple iPhone 5S, Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, Moto X and Nokia Lumia 1020. The BlackBerry Z30 will be available to purchase in UK and Middle East beginning next week. It is expected to go on sale in other regions during pre-holiday season. Stay tuned for more updates or follow @harrym20 on Twitter.
Update : BlackBerry Z30 is now available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse. The black color variant will be available in store from September 30th and the white one will be available from October 15th. The pay monthly prices start from £32 per month and SIM-free BlackBerry Z30 will retail at £529.95.
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Update : BlackBerry has officially announced that customers in the US can now purchase unlocked (SIM-free) BlackBerry Z30 directly from
BlackBerry on ShopBlackBerry.com for $499. The BlackBerry Z30 purchased from ShopBlackBerry.com is compatible with GSM-based 4G LTE and 4G networks in the U.S. (AT&T, T-Mobile).
Update : BlackBerry Z30 is now officially available to purchase in the UK from ShopBlackBerry.com for £499.00 (SIM-Free).