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RIM has announced it officially to rename itself to BlackBerry. This major change of the company is going through, following the BlackBerry 10 OS Launched.
BlackBerry’s official slogan is now “One brand. One Promise.”
New BlackBerry 10 OS launch is considered to be the last hope for the survival of the company in the market. Apparently the chances are minimal but still there is a hope that BlackBerry will rise up again with the launch of new BlackBerry 10 OS. Last days BlackBerry also revamped its App Store to BlackBerry World.
The two new BlackBerry Smartphone have been launched with this the Z1- and Q10 that might play major role in the rising of the company.
The specifications of both smartphones are given below:
The Z10 is an all-touchscreen device without the firm’s signature QWERTY keyboard.
The BlackBerry Z10 is powered by a dual-core SnapDragon S4 Plus 1.5GHz processor and 2GB of RAM. It gets a 4.2-inch 1280×768 IPS LCD touchscreen with a 356 ppi pixel for BlackBerry 10’s new touch-based navigation. The 8 Megapixel camera sports BSI sensor and dedicated image single processor with 64MB buffer and supports 1080p HD video recording, while the 2 Megapixel camera can do 720p HD video. Both cameras supports BB10’s Time Shift mode that will capture a few seconds of images before shutter button is pressed, so you will never miss a moment.
The all-touch Z10 supports Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, dual-band WiFi 802.11b/g/n as well as NFC for one-touch sharing. It comes with 16GB on-board flash memory and supports microSD card up to 64GB. The Micro HDMI output allows you to show content on a HDTV or projector. Not surprisingly, the handset includes supports for 4G LTE, with a 4G model supporting quad-band LTE 2, 5, 4, 17 (700/850/1700/1900 MHz), HSPA+ and EDGE, and a Verizon version that supports LTE Band-13 (700 MHz), CDMA, WCDMA 3G and EDGE.
The new BlackBerry’s 1800mAh battery provides up to 10 hours of talk time and 13 days standby. It measures 130×65.6x9mm and weights 137.5g, which a bit heavier than most smartphones on the market, except the 180g Lumia 980.
The BlackBerry Z10 will be available in March from the big 4 mobile carriers in the US, but for UK, Canada and UAE it will be available in earlier February.
As the keyboard on BlackBerry devices is iconic and some people just love BlackBerry due to its keyboard. So the Blackberry did not forget about this. Along with All-touch Z10, the company also introduces a keyboard-equipped BB10 smartphone for those who need a physical keyboard. BlackBerry Q10 smartphone is with a QWERTY keyboard and also a 3.1-inch touchscreen.
In hardware specs, Q10 is mostly similar to the Z10. It packs the same 1.5GHz CPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal flash memory, 8 Megapixel camera with 1080p video, 2 Megapixel front camera with 720p video, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, dual-band WiFi 802.11n, NFC support as well as micro HDMI output and microSD card slot (up to 64GB card supported). The smartphone’s 2.1-inch Super AMOLED display has a 720×720 resolution at 330ppi, and the 35-key QWERTY keyboard has back-light so you can still type accurately in dark environments.
The Q10 supports 4G LTE and HSPA+ mobile network and global-ready. It measures 119.6 x 66.8 x 10.25mm and is slightly heavier than Z10 at 139g. BlackBerry Q10 is in black and white color and expected to hit in market by April of this year.