BlackBerry Q10 User Reviews
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Multimedia8.9/10Internet9.7/10Call quality9.7/10Battery9.7/10Reception9.7/10Display9.1/10Build quality9.7/10Text input9.9/10Everyday usage9.7/10UI speed9.9/10Camera9/10
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posted on 30 Jun 2014, 14:06 (Posts: 0; Member since: 30 Jun 2014)
Blackberry 10 is THE operating system, and the Q10 is a great mix of classic and modern
karlsson95 has owned it for more than one year before publishing this review
This phone is not a phone for someone who relies on apps and whatnot for the majority of their phone use. The communications on this phone are great. Texting, BBM, calling, email, twitter, Facebook, etc. are all viewable from the hub, which saves a lot of time and effort. The screen is smaller but very nice, colours are very sharp and the ability to change the colour temperature is a great addition, makes browsing at night a lot easier on the eyes if set to warm. The internet browser is very fast and works very well. My number one complaint would be the keyboard double-typing, and occasionally when SMSing (not BBM or anything else), the last word of the previous text will remain in the text box and cannot be deleted, just randomly disappears. The battery speaks for itself. I have gone full days, 6am to 12am, using it the entire day, and having it still be at 30% when I get home. I suggest putting a business card in the back case between the battery and the case to make it fit a bit tighter to avoid the random restarts. The multitasking is great on this phone, switching between apps is seamless and has no lag whatsoever. I can have 4 apps open (usually Twitter, internet, Alien Flow, and weather) and experience no reduction in performance. The quick access pull-down menu was recently added and is great, can customize which settings are available to you in this menu, but you have to unlock the phone to access it. Should be accessible from the lock menu.Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 9/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- Extremely good battery life
- QWERTY keyboard
- AMOLED display
- BlackBerry hub is very intuitive
- New internet browser is fantastic
- Occasionally random restarts due to the back cover
- Keyboard tends to double-type after approx. 6 months of use
- Apps are not good, even when sideloaded
- Texting sometimes glitches, but nothing major
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posted on 16 May 2014, 04:52 (Posts: 0; Member since: 16 May 2014)
jaffz9 has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
If both hardware & software quality is a factor when you buy a phone go for Q 10, I have been using Blackberry devices for more than 3-4 years and never had any issues with it. Q10 has a great buld quality and its good for multi tasking!!!Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- 10.2 Browser
- Build Quality
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posted on 07 Jan 2014, 22:39 (Posts: 1; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)
Right phone at the wrong time
seananon has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
I've been through my share of phones. I've owned iOS phones, Android and Blackberry phones. I decided to buy the Q10 for the QWERTY keyboard and the for the BB calendar. I was absolutely fed up with touch screen keyboards and the inconsistency of both Android and iOS.
I've had this phone for almost a year now and I've never been happier. I use my phone heavily on a daily basis and have very little complaints. It's easy to use, fun to play on and above everything it's consistent. The only flaw I feel this phone has is the apps - but to be honest I use my phone for calls, e-mails and texts.
I feel bad for BB. I honestly think this is one of the best phones on the market right now, but people are to ignorant and stubborn to by a BB. Its as if its "not cool" to have one. Instead people unload hundreds on apple products that have looked the same from day one and Android phones that break the bank. If you're looking to buy a reliable phone that is essentially flawless, here ya go.Build quality 9/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 8/10Camera 9/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- Physical QWERTY
- Easy multi-tasking
- Incredible battery life
- Smooth OS
- Beautiful design
- Apps aren't great
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posted on 15 Dec 2013, 09:11 (Posts: 162; Member since: 17 Mar 2013)
Great Business Phone!
Zeeya has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
I was a owner of a Bold 9700 for more than 5years after I switched to Z10 and upgraded it later to a Z30, beside of my Z30 I'm using a Q10.
I've to say I love my Z10/Z30 more.. I just felt in love with touch-phones.
But the Q10 is also a very awesome Phone that just keeps you moving in Business and Work life and is also very usefull in common/everyday life.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 7/10Camera 7/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 10/10Display 7/10Battery 10/10
- AWESOME OS: BB10.2.1
- Hub & Priority Hub
- BBM + BBM Channel
- Fast Browser!
- Great Keyboard
- Very good Call Quality!
- Great Battery
- Good feeling
- AMOLED Screen
- Lack of good working Apps
- Camera is not good enough
- Display is too small
- BB10 only need Dual Core but still: Why not Quad?
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posted on 12 Dec 2013, 13:21 (Posts: 0; Member since: 12 Dec 2013)
Best Phone in market
lkkkk has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
Great phone for business Very Smooth and Responsive 10.2 Os. Great qwerty keyboard and no more apps problem with 10.2.1 update you can install 99 percent android apps without any bugs. battery is also great I can get a one day & half on a single battery with heavy use.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 9/10Battery 10/10
- Qwerty Keyboard
- Great battery Life
- Great Design
- Not having Speed dial as in bb os 7
- white color phone is a little bit slippery
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posted on 01 Nov 2013, 15:23 (Posts: 0; Member since: 01 Nov 2013)
Tony686 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
This phone is amazinggg, nice camera with time-shift, nice applicationss (+you can sideload everything (android app)) work great and very smooth, 10.2 is amazingggggggg ! unlike any other cell !!! the new UI is amazing and bbm works very good !Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
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posted on 29 Oct 2013, 04:39 (Posts: 9; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
Overall a good phone with some flaws. (Proud user of it)
MickLuvHP has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
Firstly, the build quality of the phone is good, solidly build! It have a sense a premium when using it, with the solidly construct high quality plastic and a "leather" back ( As I am using the Black version) . The design of the keyboard is also nicely constructed . . The phone comes with Micro-SD card & Micro-sim card slot with removable battery
For the user experience , basically the new OS 10 is fairly easy to learn. Instead of having the home button on the iPhone, u just need to learn a few simple gesture to operate this phone , from going back to the main screen to the peek & flow function.
BBM is as great as ever, with screen sharing and video calling , without the need of a BIS plan.
Compare to Android , this OS works fluidly smooth even though its only have a Dual Core 1.5Ghz processor with 2 GB ram. Compared to my Note 2 with Quad core 1.6Ghz processor with 2GB ram , Q10 works better in terms of responsiveness and the speed of the UI.
The 3.1 inch Super Amoled display provide sharp and clear details with a resolution of 720x720, ppi of around 330. The screen is small in the days of phalet but it still gets things done quickly (and with a QWERTY keyboard)
BlackBerry Hub works like a charm, with tight integration from Calls , emails to whatsapp without opening several apps, which allow me to look everything at one glance . It’s a dream come true for me as you won't be able to get this function on other phone (except other BB10) I am sure with the rolling out of 10.2...Build quality 9/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 8/10Multimedia 7/10Camera 8/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 10/10Display 8/10Battery 8/10
- Works very well overall
- QWERTY text in-put
- Good battery life ( 1.5 days of moderate usage)
- 4G connectivity
- BlackBerry Hub
- Small Selection of apps available
- The screen is still a bit small
- Some occasional bugs on BlackBerry Hub
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