BlackBerry Q10, which is the first BlackBerry 10 operating system based smartphone to come with physical Qwerty keyboard, is set to be launched in India on June 5.
The BlackBerry Q10 is just 10.4 mm thick and weighs 139 grams. It has a glass weave like construction in the back panel that not only looks stylish but is claimed to be stronger than the average level plastic used for making the back panel of older BlackBerry phones.
BlackBerry Q10 has a 3.1-inch Super Amoled touchscreen display that packs 720×720 pixel resolution natively. Besides offering 328 pixels per inch pixel density, the screen also supports multi-touch and under it rests a four row Qwerty keyboard.
The display is good enough to watch an HD movies or videos. The touchscreen might be a bit difficult to operate for some users as most of them are used to the full rectangular touchscreen displays.
BlackBerry Q10 comes with a dual-core 1.4 GHz Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 mobile processor and 2 GB RAM. The smartphone also offers 16 GB on-board storage and a memory card slot that supports up to 64 GB micro SD card.
The Q10 also features HDMI input for connecting the device to a large HDTV directly. Besides, it supports quad-band GSM networks, dual-band WiFi network (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB 2.0, and GPS with A-GPS support.
The smartphone has a 2100 mAh battery which claims to provide up to 10 hours talk time over 3G networks.
BlackBerry Q10 has an 8 megapixel camera with auto focus and LED flash at the back, which is capable of recording HD quality videos. There is a 2 megapixel camera in the front which can record 720p HD videos too.
BlackBerry has packed sensors such as accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, and compass in Q10.
It is to be made available in two colours – Black and White.