Jun
15
2013

Blackberry Z10 – Dawn of the New Smartphone

The Z10 is the ideal device for lovers of smartphones with advanced features. The new handset from Blackberry comes packed with superior specifications which should help the brand gain a large share of the mobile market. The Blackberry Z10 happens to be one of the best mobiles in the market in recent times and is available at a competitive price.

The first device manufactured by Blackberry, formerly known as RIM, the Blackberry Z10 runs the new operating system devised by the company, the Blackberry 10. The future success of Blackberry hinges on the fate of the device in the mobile market and from the new model it is clear that the brand has left no stone unturned to manufacture a bestselling gadget.

Blackberry Z10

 Design

  • The exterior of the Blackberry Z10 appears to be a simple slab of black glass and plastic, not unlike the body of several smartphones in recent times.
  • The bezel of the smartphone may be a bit heavy with a noticeable gap present below and above the screen.
  • Both ends of the phone feature extra plastic bits which offer a solid grip.
  • The dimensions of the device are comfortable at 5.1 X 2.6 X 0.4 inches.

Blackberry 10.1 OS

Operating System

One of the major selling points of the Blackberry Z10 is its operating system which is among the best in the market at present. The new platform is markedly different from other operating systems, relying on a gesture-based navigational method instead of physical buttons. The new Blackberry 10 supports multitasking and features multiple shortcuts on the home screen. Users can open applications quickly and the responsive touchscreen promotes navigation.

Messages on Blackberry Z10

Messaging

  • Messaging is one of the strongest suits of Blackberry and the Blackberry Z10 takes this feature a step further.
  • The Blackberry 10 OS highlights messages with its custom Peek gesture which allows users to quickly view incoming messages, tweets and Facebook messages without exiting an application.
  • The Z10 features the Blackberry Hub, a universal inbox which contains every form of communication.
  • The BBM application has undergone a revamp.

Blackberry Z10 Camera

Camera

  • The Blackberry Z10 sports an 8 megapixel rear camera as well as a 2 megapixel camera in the front.
  • The rear camera comes equipped with a lone LED flash and the handset enables you to shoot 1080p videos via the rear lens.
  • There are a number of available shortcuts on the phone for quick access to the camera.
  • Rapid shutter speed allows users to shoot images and autofocus feature is available.
  • The 5X digital zoom of the camera can be controlled by pinching the screen.
  • The Time Shift mode helps users get the perfect picture.

Videos on Blackberry Z10

Video

  • Recording videos is easy with the Blackberry Z10.
  • The camera can capture footage at full HD 1080p resolution.
  • On the other hand, the front camera shoots 720p videos.
  • The quality of movies is rather smooth thanks to image stabilization but the number of scene mode options is limited to two.
  • The LED light can be toggled on and off once video recording has begun on the Z10.

Battery Life

Battery Life and Connectivity
The Blackberry Z10 features a removable 1,800 mAh battery which allows users to switch a drained battery with spare power packs. The performance of the Z10 meets the expectations of the industry. No quick draining issues in the battery were noticed.
In terms of connectivity, the Blackberry Z10 is equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi and DLNA support. The device comes with an HDMI port as well as A-GPS facility. NFC is present in the gadget.

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