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The BlackBerry Z3 is a touchscreen smartphone developed by BlackBerry. Announced in February 2014, it is the first BlackBerry phone produced in partnership with Foxconn.[2] Adopting a similar appearance and dimensions as BlackBerry Z30, Z3 is designed to be an entry-level version of Z30. It was released on May 13, 2014 in Jakarta.[3] To celebrate the first BlackBerry phone designed for Indonesian market, there is a limited edition called "Jakarta Edition" available.[4] On July 3, 2014 BlackBerry released the Z3 in India.[5][6] It has since been released to Malaysia, Philippines and some African markets.

BlackBerry Z3
ManufacturerFoxconn
Slogan"Jadi Bagian dari Kita" (Be a Part of Us; only for Indonesia market)
Compatible networksHSPA+

EDGE

GSM
Availability by RegionUK, US, Canada,Indonesia
RelatedBlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Z30
TypeSmartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions140 mm (5.5 in) H
72.8 mm (2.87 in) W
9.3 mm (0.37 in) D
Weight164 g (5.78 oz)
Operating systemBlackberry 10.3.1
Available Since February 2014
CPUARM 1.2 GHz dual-core
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8230)
GPUAdreno 305
Memory1.5 GB RAM
Storage8 GB flash memory
Removable storageUp to the exFAT file system limit[1]
Battery2500 mAH non removable battery
Data inputsMulti-touch touchscreen, on-screen keyboard
Display540 x 960 px, 5-inch (built on 120µm pixel) at 220 ppi
Rear camera5 megapixels, 2592 х 1944 pixels video capture
ConnectivityIEEE 802.11n-2009, Bluetooth 4.0, miracast , Micro-USB

DevelopmentEdit

During the development phase of this phone, it was assigned the codename "Jakarta".[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BlackBerry 10.3.x smartphones support external storage up to exFAT file system limit
  2. ^ "Meet the BlackBerry Z3: a Stylish, 5" All-Touch BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Designed for Customers in Indonesia". BlackBerry. 2014-02-25.
  3. ^ "BlackBerry Z3 goes on pre-order, specs finally detailed". 2014-04-28.
  4. ^ a b "Low-cost BlackBerry Z3 'Jakarta' now on pre-order in Indonesia". 2014-04-28.
  5. ^ http://www.abplive.in/gadget/2014/07/03/article355636.ece/BlackBerry-Z3-available-online-in-India-for-Rs-15990#.U7WJwfmSzTo
  6. ^ Blackberry Z3 India Review - Bloommberg TV India