BlackBerry’s first phablet, the BlackBerry Z30, is expected to hit Indian markets in October or early November as a spokesperson of the company told The Mobile Indian that the phone will be launched in the country pretty soon. BlackBerry Z30 is currently availabel in UAE for 2,499 United Arab Emirates Dirham (Rs. 42,500 approximately).
BlackBerry Z30 has a 5-inch Super Amoled full HD display and is powered by a quad-core 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile processor. It will come pre-loaded with the improved BlackBerry 10.2 OS version with bunch of new features.
The new BlackBerry 10.2 OS will have features like USB host and Miracast support. With USB support, one will be able to plug USB drives like flash drives into the phone and view the files as store data.
Also BlackBerry has implemented stereo speakers in Z30 and armed it with the BlackBerry Natural Sound technology for making sound in BBM voice as well as video calls more natural.
On the spec front BlackBerry Z30 has Adreno 320 graphics chip and 2 GB RAM. At the rear, the BlackBerry Z30 has an 8 megapixel camera with LED flash. The camera is said to be capable of recording 1080p HD videos. In its front, the phone has a 2 megapixel camera with capability of capturing 720p HD videos as well.
BlackBerry has packed a 2880 mAh battery which is non-removable to power this beastly device. The company boasts of 25 hours of battery life on mixed usage.
By default, the on-board storage is limited to 16 GB and there is a memory card slot to add more storage. Other features include dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, Near Field Communication Chip and GPS. Keep reading The Mobile Indian we will shortly publish our first impression about Z30.
Note: Author is hosted by BlackBerry at BB Jam Asia event in Hong Kong