BlackBerry has launched its much anticipated QWERTY smartphone, Q10 in India. The smartphone will be available for Rs. 44,990. BlackBerry Q10 will start retailing from Friday in 20 cities and 1000 retail stories. We had reported
a week back that the Canadian smartphone maker will be launching Q10 in India on June 6.
BlackBerry Q10 sports a 3.1-inch super AMOLED touchscreen. It also comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard, which has been associated with BlackBerry devices since the company started offering smartphones. There is an 8-megapixel rear camera on-board and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G and NFC. BlackBerry Q10 also packs in 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and a 2100mAh battery.
BlackBerry Q10 was also available on pre-order from snapdeal.com. Interested customers had to shell out Rs. 1,000 in order to pre-book this smartphone.
BlackBerry had introduced the BlackBerry 10 operating system in January 2013 along with its flagship smartphone BlackBerry Z10. BlackBerry Z10 was launched in India almost a month after its global debut for Rs. 43,490.
BlackBerry Z10 is a full-touch device that comes with a 4.2-inch LCD screen with a 1280x768 resolution. The smartphone is powered by a dual-core processor that clocks at 1.5GHz along with 2GB of RAM. The internal storage available on the smartphone is 16GB, which can be further expanded by up to 64GB. It has an 8-megapixel rear camera that can capture 1080p videos and 2-megapixel camera in the front. Z10 comes with 1,850 mAh battery, which as per the company claims gives 10 hours of talktime and 312 hours of stand by time.
BlackBerry Q10: In pictures
BlackBerry Q10 key specifications
- 3.1-inch super AMOLED touchscreen
- 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- 8-megapixel rear camera
- 2-megapixel front-facing camera
- Wi-Fi,Bluetooth, 4G and NFC
- 2100mAh battery
- BlackBerry 10