The BlackBerry's new flagship smartphone. The BlackBerry Z10($200) uses the BlackBerry 10 operating system. The new OS has no navigation buttons, you'll operate the Z10 through gestures. The phone stands 5.1 inches tall, 2.6 inches wide, and 0.35 inch thick, only slightly deeper than the iPhone5. It features 2-megapixel front and 8-megapixel rear cameras, dual-core 1.5 GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a microSD slot and a 1,280 x 768, 4.2-inch LCD display. In between the BlackBerry Z10's volume buttons is the voice control key, you can also use to pause music.
The BlackBerry Z10 goes on sale January 31 in the U.K., February 5 in Canada ($149.99 on contract), and February 10 in the UAE. Expect U.S. carriers to sell the smartphone for about $199 on contract (about $599 unlocked) in March. Verizon was the first to officially announce that it will carry the white and black versions of the Z10 for $199 on contract. Verizon has the exclusive lock on the white version.
By Ben on Wed Jan 30 2013