Blackberry Z30 Announced With BB 10 OS Version 10.2 Update
BlackBerry today announced their largest touchscreen till date – the 5-inch BlackBerry Z30 smartphone. The long-rumored Z30 device, which was first unveiled at an event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will be BlackBerry’s new top-of-the-line device. Moreover, it’s the first BlackBerry to ship with the company’s latest BB 10 OS version 10.2.
The BlackBerry Z30 is a 5-inch Super AMOLED (295 ppi) display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The handset is powered by a dual-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset and 2GB of RAM. The Z30 packs an 8MP camera with an f/2.2 lens and 1080p video recording capabilities and a 2MP front-facing snapper, which records 720p video.
The 5-inch BlackBerry Z30 measure 140.7 x 72 x 9.4mm is just 0.1mm thicker than Z10 and packs in a larger 2,880mAh battery than the Z10’s 1800mAh. Also the BlackBerry Z30 runs BB 10 OS version 10.2 out of the box, which brings some improvements to the BlackBerry ecosystem including BB Priority Hub, message previews in the lock-screen as well as Wi-Fi Direct support. This new update of BB 10.2 OS will start to roll out for BlackBerry Q10 and Z10 in mid-October.
The company said that the device will first begin to hit the stores in the UK and parts of the Middle East as early as next week. But there is no information shared on the pricing.
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