BlackBerry India releases video showing the BlackBerry Z3 and its special keyboard for the region

BlackBerry India releases video showing the BlackBerry Z3 and its special keyboard for the region
The BlackBerry Z3 is the first phone to roll off the assembly line at Foxconn as part of a five year deal with BlackBerry. The contract manufacturer designs and manufacturers entry level phones for emerging markets, while BlackBerry loads it with the latest BlackBerry 10 OS and markets it. After a successful launch in Indonesia, the BlackBerry Z3 is now available for pre-orders in India, where the BlackBerry name is still relevant.

The BlackBerry Z3 is priced at 15,999 rupees ($266 USD), although retailer Flipkart has a special deal, offering the phone for 14,999 rupees ($249 USD). To promote the phone in India, BlackBerry India has released a video showing off some of the features on the handset, including some specific to the region. Want to be sold on the BlackBerry Z3? Then click on the video below.

Most likely you're familiar with most of the details mentioned on the video, like the soft touch back with the signature dot textured finish, the 5 inch LCD screen and the 2500mAh battery. What you might not be familiar with, are the features of the phone made specifically for India. For example, the BlackBerry Z3 keyboard allows you to Flick Type in Native Hindi and Hinglish.

You can check out the video for the BlackBerry Z3 by clicking on the video below. According to Flipkart, the phone is estimated to ship during the second week of July.

source: BlackBerry, Flipkart via Crackberry

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  • Display 5.0 inches
    960 x 540 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    1.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
    1.5GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 2500 mAh
  • OS BlackBerry 10.3


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