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BlackBerry Z10 Review

Verizon (STL100-4)     See other variants reviews Score: 7.3/10
BlackBerry Z10 Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Black
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BlackBerry Z10 is a little outdated phone launched many years ago, which features a medium 4.2" multi-touch screen, a good performance 1.5 gigahertz Dual-Core processing unit, and two cameras, an 8 MP back-facing camera and a 2 MP front camera. Let's take a better look at what this phone can do.

Blackberry decided to equip this device with a great performance 1.5 gigahertz Dual-Core CPU, packed into the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 system chip with a big 2 GB RAM memory. Handling graphic rendering, it also counts with a 400 megahertz Adreno 225 graphics processing unit. A nice point of this phone is its quite big 16 GB internal storage memory and a slot for an external memory card, enough to install hundreds of applications without any problem.

Blackberry is offering this cellphone in black and white. It appears that Blackberry didn't care so much about the weight in this 4.85 ounces cellphone. This device is extremely slim and good-looking, being just 0.35" thick.

This cellphone is equipped with an awesome 4.2" display with a 1280 x 768 resolution, which makes it impossible to even distinguish the pixels taking part of the display. Its display uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and can detect multiple fingers at the same time.

This cellphone features two cameras, an 8 mega-pixels back facing camera and a 2 mega-pixels front side camera. It is capable of capturing videos in 1920x1080 (Full HD). This camera also features a few useful features like flash, auto-focus and digital image stabilization.

This cellphone uses a medium capacity 1800 mAh replaceable battery that can keep the BlackBerry Z10 running for several hours, although you may find yourself looking for a place to charge it after some heavy use. This phone has a reported stand by time of 316 hours and a talk time of 10 hs.

This cellphone offers wi-fi connectivity (and it can be shared with other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), 4G (LTE) high speed data connection or the fastest 3G connection type, using HSPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. The BlackBerry Z10 works with a Micro SIM card for GSM connection and it can connect to both CDMA and GSM networks.

The BlackBerry Z10 also includes some interesting features like Bluetooth (enables communication with other phones and accessories), GPS (Global Positioning System) and NFC (Near Field Communication), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

Blackberry sells this phone for only 125 dollars, which is a great offer for such a great phone. No matter if you need a work device, want this phone to play lots of games or are looking for a device to majorly use social networks, this phone is the right one .





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Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:Blackberry
Operating System (OS):BlackBerry 10.3, 10.2, 10
Variant:Verizon
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Also Known As:BlackBerry London, BlackBerry Surfboard
Product code:STL100-4
Dimensions:5.12 x 2.58 x 0.35 inchesMetric13 x 6.55 x 0.89 cmImperial
Weight:4.85 ouncesMetric137.5 gImperial
Colors:Black and White
Release date:2013-01-30
Price:$ 125.00

Display

Screen Type:IPS LCD (16M colors)
Size:4.2 inchesMetric10.7 cmImperial
Resolution:768 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density:355 pixels per inchMetric139.76 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Processor:Krait (Dual-Core 1500 MHz)
RAM Memory:2 GB (500 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 225 (400 MHz)
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)

Battery

Removable:Yes
Capacity:1800 mAh
Stand-by Time:316 hours
Talk Time:10 hours

Camera

Back camera:8 megapixels
    Aperture:f/2.20
    Flash:Yes
Front camera:2 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus and Digital Image Stabilization

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 13)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
GPS:Yes
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor