BlackBerry Z3 Specifications & Reviews

The recently released Blackberry Z3 works super smartly on the Blackberry OS 10 with a capactitive touch screen that comes with a huge 5 inch display‎.‎

The resolution is very high‎,‎ making pictures come out looking well‎.‎The device offers you all you will require from a newly released blackberry and it comes very affordable as well‎.‎

BBM is the only app you need to chat‎,‎ share and connect with more people‎,‎ in more ways‎.‎  Add custom Indonesian BBM Stickers to your chats‎,‎ or connect with the communities‎,‎ personalities and brands you love with local BBM Channels‎.‎

And with BBM Now in any app‎,‎ you can receive and respond to all your BBM messages from within any app without having to stop what you’re doing‎.‎

Simply peek into BlackBerry Hub from any application with a swipe to effortlessly flow in and out of all your messages‎.‎ And with a pinch‎,‎ BlackBerry Priority Hub will filter what’s important to you to help you stay organized‎,‎ in control and on top of all your conversations‎.‎

Discover Smart Sharing on the BlackBerry Z3‎,‎ a faster‎,‎ more intuitive way to share pictures‎,‎ files‎,‎ links or documents‎.‎ It offers suggestions on with whom and how to share with a touch of a button based on your past activity‎.‎

ThPinpoint and adjust elements of your picture to get the photo you want with Time Shift mode‎.‎ And with built‎‐in photo editing‎,‎ choose from 16 artistic filters to add your own artistic flare‎.‎ Use BlackBerry Story Maker to weave those moments together with your favorite tracks and special effects to create a movie in just a few swipes‎.‎

The BlackBerry Browser on BlackBerry 10 has been completely reinvented to help you quickly browse‎,‎ read‎,‎ and share online content‎.‎ Pages load incredibly fast‎,‎ render beautifully and can be formatted for your screen‎,‎ making web pages easier to read‎.‎

Technical Specifications


  • Resolution‎:‎ 540 x 960 qHD resolution
  • 24‎‐bit color depth
  • Screen size‎:‎ 5‎”‎ diagonal
  • 16‎:‎9 aspect ratio

OS & desktop software

  • Operating system‎:‎BlackBerry 10 OS
  • Desktop software‎:‎BlackBerry Link software for your computer to enable synchronisation of data and media


  • Processor‎:‎Dual Core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8230
  • Memory‎:‎1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB Flash

Expandable memory

  • Removable microSD memory card—slot located on the side of the device ‎(‎Up to 32 GB‎)‎

USB Ports

  • USB 2.0 high speed port—allows charging and data synchronisation of the device with a USB cable


  • Battery‎:‎ 2500mAH non‎‐removable battery

Battery Life

  • Up to 15.5 hours talk time
  • Up to 16.2 days standby time
  • Up to 84 hours audio playback
  • Up to 10 hours video playback

Camera & video

  • Rear camera‎:‎ 5 megapixel auto‎‐focus camera
  • Flash‎,‎ continuous and touch to focus‎,‎ image stabilisation
  • 5x digital zoom
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Front camera‎:‎ 1.1 megapixel fixed‎‐focus camera
  • 720p HD video recording

Multimedia ‎‐ Image formats

  • BMP‎,‎ JPG‎,‎ GIF‎,‎ PNG‎,‎ TIFF‎,‎ SGI‎,‎ SVG‎,‎ TSG‎,‎ WBMP

Audio & video formats

  • 3GP‎,‎ 3GP2‎,‎ M4A‎,‎ M4V‎,‎ MOV‎,‎ MP4‎,‎ MKV‎,‎ MPEG‎‐4‎,‎ AVI‎,‎ ASF‎,‎ WMV‎,‎ WMA‎,‎ MP3‎,‎ MKA‎,‎ AAC‎,‎ AMR‎,‎ F4V‎,‎ WAV‎,‎ AWB‎,‎ OGG‎,‎ FLAC

Audio & video encoding/decoding

  • H‎.‎264‎,‎ MPEG‎‐3‎,‎ H‎.‎263‎,‎ AAC‎‐LC‎,‎ AAC+‎,‎ eAAC+‎,‎ AMR‎‐NB‎,‎ AMR‎‐WB‎,‎ WMA 9/10‎,‎ VC‎‐1‎,‎ VP6‎,‎ PCM‎,‎ LPCM‎,‎ MPEG‎‐2‎,‎ FLAC‎,‎ GSM‎,‎ Vorbis‎,‎ QCELP‎,‎ MJPEG

Pre‎‐loaded apps

  • Multimedia‎:‎ Music‎,‎ Videos‎,‎ Pictures‎,‎ Camera‎,‎ Picture Editor‎,‎ Story Maker
  • Productivity‎:‎ BlackBerry Hub‎,‎ Universal Search‎,‎ Email‎,‎ Calendar‎,‎ Contacts‎,‎ Browser‎,‎ Text Messaging‎,‎ Clock‎,‎ Calculator‎,‎ Documents To Go‎,‎ File Manager‎,‎ Adobe Reader‎,‎ BlackBerry Remember ‎(‎memos /tasks‎)‎‎,‎ Box‎,‎ Dropbox‎,‎ Evernote
  • Other‎:‎ Phone‎,‎ BBM‎,‎ BlackBerry World‎,‎ Facebook1‎,‎ Twitter1‎,‎ LinkedIn1‎,‎ foursquare‎,‎ Games‎,‎ YouTube‎,‎ Weather‎,‎ Maps/Navigation‎,‎ Setup‎,‎ Voice Control‎,‎ Help‎,‎ Tutorials‎,‎ BBM Video


  • Password protection‎,‎ screen lock‎,‎ and sleep mode
  • BlackBerry Balance technology offering dedicated profiles to keep work and personal data separate and secure
  • Alerts & notifications


  • Vibrate/On‎‐screen or LED indicator

Voice input/output

  • Dual microphone for noise cancellation
  • Hands‎‐free headset capable
  • Bluetooth headset capable
  • Integrated hands‎‐free speakerphone
  • Network & connectivity

Network bands

  • Tri band UMTS/HSPA+ 1‎,‎ 2‎,‎ 8 ‎(‎2100/1900/900 MHz‎)‎
  • Quad band GSM‎,‎GRPS/EDGE ‎(‎850/900/1800/1900 MHz‎)‎


  • 802.11 b/g/n
  • 2.4 GHz


  • Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy ‎(‎LE‎)‎ with aptX enabled


  • Assisted‎,‎ Autonomous and Simultaneous GPS
  • Preloaded with BlackBerry Maps application
  • Support for User Plane and Control Plane GPS


  • Advanced Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor


source – jumia

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