BlackBerry fans, here are some new BlackBerry Z3 hands-on photos


It's been a while since we last saw the BlackBerry Z3, codenamed "Jakarta". Now, BlackBerry's first BB10-powered, entry-level phone has posed for the camera of Indonesian website Detik. The new hands-on photos confirm, once more, that the Foxconn-produced BlackBerry Z3 is a rectangular slab of black plastic with a 5-inch 540x960 display and a grippy texture on its back. It also has a dual-core CPU, a gig and a half of RAM, and 8GB of storage space.



The ones who have held Jakarta said that it's a solid phone, and its hardware is still able to handle the majority of BB10 and Android apps. Not at all bad for a sub-$200 brand-name handset that's set to launch in Indonesia next week. Hopefully, the Z3 will satisfy BlackBerry's initial pursuit of the emerging markets. In the meantime, feel free to bump up your screen's brightness and take a look at these photos.



source: Detik via BerryReview

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Z3
  • Display 5.0" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2500 mAh(15.5h talk time)

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27 Comments

1. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

Design looks ugly.

6. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

Whoa... Why does everybody hate this phone? It's cheap, dude. I live in Indonesia, this phone will free us from Samsung's tyranny & arrogance which floods us with stupid overpriced products in low-mid end market. Kudos to BlackBerry.

12. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Are you out of your mind? Seriously, didn't you remember who was the reigning smartphone oem prior to samsung? None other than blackberry And as far as your "samsung's arrogance" thing, that only adds insult to the injury as in this reality blackberry is the one who prices their devices obnoxiously Besides the one and only reason people used blackberry in the 1st here was bbm and now that it's available for other platforms there really are no logical reasons to buy a berry unless you're a die-hard bb fanboy

15. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

And i don't think samsung products are Overpriced, at the very least, not to the extent of blackberry Galaxy s4 costs 6.5 million here (give-and-take) while the Z30 costs 7.5 million.

2. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Looks better than the galaxy S5, IMHO

7. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

+10 for you

8. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

I see popular local apps here: kaskus, detik, BCA, 7 elevent, Garuda Indonesia, LewatMana, 21 Cineplex. GOOD!!!

9. KillerKeyboard

Posts: 372; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

2014. Year of the Golf Balls.

11. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

And band-aids.

10. NotAGeek

Posts: 279; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

I'm not interested with this phone but i highly recommend it to my mother.Btw,fireblade...I'm also Indonesian!

18. MarkArigayo

Posts: 240; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

My first BlackBerry was BB 8520 (Gemini). Nice to try Z30 (Jakarta), sounds very Indonesian.

23. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

It does, and for good measure.

26. kostas12ldb

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 18, 2013

Chill out supreme-being!

19. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Looks like an Xperia ZL to me. Also, the naming is dangerously similar to that of Sony. I smell some lawsuits cooking up here!

25. WallStreetWolf

Posts: 289; Member since: Apr 08, 2013

The Blackberry Z-Series was in developer hands and released before the Xperia Z-series. Misinformed dribble to feed the trolls.

20. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

With less than 2% market share in the US, how a giant has fall....

21. somebody

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

The name should be stands for Sony's next flagship. Look at the phone, that looks such a Sonyish, but this one very ugly (sorry). Sony is far ahead all the way.

22. apiskula

Posts: 578; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

Overpriced junk that nobody will buy

27. ibenzawla

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

Price is the key here. Blackberry should learn from Nokia. Build something affordable but not too cheap and watch as market share go up bit by bit. Lumia 520 and 521 remains the best selling Nokia phones right now why? Because its easier for people to take a risk on a $100 smartphone even by a company in trouble. This phone if priced right will be a strong contender as my next Blackberry device. I really want BB to recover.

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