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BlackBerry Z3

Posted
Feb 25, 2014
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Big display (5.0 inches)
  • Dual core processor
  • Lots of RAM (1536 MB RAM)

Cons

  • Battery is not user replaceable

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Description

The BlackBerry Z3 is an all-touch handset with a 5-inch 540x960 display, dual-core 1.2GHz CPU, 1.5GB RAM, 5MP rear camera and 1.1MP front camera, 8GB of storage and a generous 2500mAh battery. It runs BlackBerry OS 10.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • BlackBerry (10)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.51 x 2.87 x 0.36 inches (140 x 72.8 x 9.26 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.78 oz (164 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 540 x 960 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 220 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 67.55 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 1.1 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual core, 1200 MHz, Krait
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 305
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1536 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 8 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 15.50 hours
      the average is 11 h (678 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.2 days (389 hours)
      the average is 20 days (479 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 2500 mAh
  • Not user replaceable:
    • Yes

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre
    • Features:
      • Album art cover
  • Radio:
      • FM
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • for Noise cancellation
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer

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