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BlackBerry Z10 Remove phone

Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 03 May 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 04 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released
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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSBlackBerry (10.3, 10.2, 10)Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), TouchWiz UX UIiOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5)
Dimensions5.12 x 2.58 x 0.35 inches (130 x 65.6 x 9 mm)5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)
Weight4.85 oz (138 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (153 g)
4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (153 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (153 g)
Materials Main body: PlasticMain body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum
ColorsBlack, WhiteBlack, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, WhiteBlack, White
Display
Physical size4.2 inches4.8 inches3.5 inches
Resolution768 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels640 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.

356 ppi306 ppi326 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDSuper AMOLEDIPS LCD
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

58.63 %65.82 %55.27 %
Peak brightness 300 cd/m2 (nit)500 cd/m2 (nit)
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensorScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coating
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels8 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.2F2.6F2.4
Focal length (35mm equivalent)

Focal length (35mm equivalent) - The lower (shorter) the focal length number, the wider the shot will be. Conversely, longer focal length cameras produce narrower frames, which can be used for telephoto (zoomed-in) purposes.

  35.00 mm
Camera sensor size

Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

 1/3"1/3.2"
Pixel size

Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

  1.4 μm
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoomFace detection, Self-timer, Geo taggingFace detection, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo tagging
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting Modes Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
FeaturesDigital image stabilizationDigital image stabilization, Video callingDigital image stabilization
Front-facing camera2 megapixels1.9 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA
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 S4 Plus MSM8960Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412Apple A5
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, 1500 MHz, KraitQuad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual-core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

Adreno 225ARM Mali-400/MP4PowerVR SGX 543MP2
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.

2 GB RAM1 GB RAM0.5 GB RAM
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

16 GB32 GB64 GB
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

1800 mAh2100 mAh 
TypeUser replaceableUser replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion
Wireless charging Optional 
Talk time 22.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1140 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1140 min)
Stand-by time13.2 days (316 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
34.6 days (830 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
Talk time (3G)10.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1043 min)
11.60 hours
the average is 17 h (1043 min)
8.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1043 min)
Stand-by time (3G)13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 24 days (581 h)
32.1 days (770 hours)
the average is 24 days (581 h)
 
Music playback60.00 hours 40.00 hours
Video playback11.00 hours 10.00 hours
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringTV-outDLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLinkTV-out
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
Additional microphone(s) Yesfor Noise cancellation
Cellular
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

  800, 1900 MHz
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS800, 850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTE (FDD)Bands 17, 5, 4, 2  
DataLTE, HSPA, UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
Micro SIMYesYesYes
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
NotificationsService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 b, g, n
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBProprietary
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB Host, USB chargingUSB charging
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)via microUSB 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, GlonassA-GPS, Glonass
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync
Availability
Officially announced30 Jan 201303 May 201204 Oct 2011
Shopping information
Accessories  Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic, Dock Connector to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

  04 Oct 2011
  FCC ID value: BCG-E2430A link
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head  1.18 W/kg
Measured in  1900 MHz
Body0.99 W/kg 1.15 W/kg
Measured in  850 MHz

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