Yedu Satheesh

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Blackberry Z3 Released !

Blackberry Z3 Released !

Post By : Yedu Satheesh

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Category : Technology

Sub Category : Mobile

25 Jun 2014

After plenty of promotional material, BlackBerry on Wednesday introduced the Z3 smartphone, that the corporate claims has been designed for rising markets like Bharat. The phone prices Rs.15,990 and also the company claims that it provides a good choice to users at the value. At the launch event we have a tendency to spent someday with the device. scan on any for our initial impressions.

At first look, the phone appears to be fine engineered. It flaunts straight lines and a neat trying mesh like mark back, that doesn't feel low-cost like many humanoid smartphone within the market. Its style is additionally quite technology and it feels snug to carry within the hand as a result of the slight curve on the rear of the device.

The design positively appearance and feels a notch higher than the likes of the Nokia Lumia 630, that offers similar options at a rather cheaper price. Perhaps, Motorola's Moto G is slightly easier within the hand, however there's little question that BlackBerry has crafted a handsome phone for the value, that appearance quite like the Z10, a tool that was the flag bearer for the BB10 OS last January.
In operation, the BlackBerry ten OS as invariably feels improbably fluid with its gesture and swipe orientating programme. those that get wont to it'll notice it terribly fluid. That said, those that ar a lot of wont to a a lot of commonplace humanoid like UI, that options a widgets and app icons on the homescreen and a grid of app icons within the app drawer, can notice the BBOS cumbersome to adapt to due its slightly totally different style attribute.

Even though the phone solely packs in an exceedingly dual-core Qualcomm flower four hundred computer hardware clocked at one.2GHz the phone felt terribly swish because the OS is pretty optimised for such a low-level chipset. It conjointly has one.5GB of RAM, that is kind of ample.

Its 5-inch qHD screen could also be low-resolution, however it had sensible viewing angles and good color fidelity. it had been simply not as sharp as a number of the phones it competes with significantly the Moto G that not solely features a higher resolution screen, however conjointly a smaller one.

Internally it's 8GB of memory on paper, however out of the box users solely get access to 4GB of memory that is quite unfortunate. Luckily, BlackBerry has value-added a microSD card slot for memory growth, that could be a nice bit.

There is a 5-megapixel rear camera with a flash and a one.1-megapixel front facing camera. Software-wise the device offers commonplace BlackBerry options like Time Shift and Story Maker. In our short time with the device we have a tendency to couldn't take a look at the standard of the camera, therefore we are going to reserve judgment for that after we review the device.

Uniquely, the phone currently even has BlackBerry's own Maps app that gives 2nd maps for Bharat and voice target-hunting 3D navigation. the amount of detail and accuracy of the maps remains to be seen. Before this BlackBerry was giving Bing maps, that wasn't terribly refined because the Here Maps found on Nokia phones and Google Maps obtainable on humanoid and iOS.

BlackBerry touts its keyboard which may alter 'hinglish' typewriting at a good pace. whereas this praise worthy, a similar is achieved on humanoid phones victimization associate app known as Swift Key, that is free on the Google Play store. Ironically, BlackBerry truly licenses Swift Key's technology for its keyboard on BB10.

The Canadian company claims that it's mounted one in all the largest weaknesses of its platform. Apps. it's done therefore by introducing native humanoid app support and facet loading of apps. However, this is often a double edged steel. Apps victimization the Google Play services API ar incompatible, which implies all Google apps like Google Maps, Gmail, Hangouts, and Chrome won't work on the BlackBerry smartphone even though one has downloaded a 3rd party humanoid store. in addition, facet loading of apps dilutes BlackBerry's main USP security.

The company says with succeeding unharness of its OS, it'll even add the Amazon app store that gives 240,000 humanoid apps, however once more even this store doesn't have any Google apps, that ar a number of the foremost wanted applications that build humanoid such a well-liked platform.

It's 2,500-mAh battery is kind of the massive deal because the company claims all the battery life. Battery life has been associate USP of BlackBerry smartphones, however this advantage got diluted with its BB10 hardware therefore this can be a part of nice interest after we take a look at the merchandise.

At 15,990 it is a small indefinite amount expensive  considering there's not dual-SIM practicality, a feature that the Indian client craves for. It's rivals the Nokia Lumia 630, the Moto G and even Micromax's several humanoid phones and its new Canvas Win smartphones supply dual-SIM practicality. Also, its low internal memory and platform build it exhausting to digest.

In fact, BlackBerry's own Z10 is had for Rs.16,900, and it offers a a lot of refined chipset, the next resolution screen, and the next resolution camera. This conjointly means that it represents higher price and can keep a lot of relevant for a extended time.

Even initially look the rating of the device doesn't be. Yes, it positively feels like a promising product considering its build and practicality, however remains somewhat expensive  before of the Moto G and also the BlackBerry Z10. For a lot of on the merchandise, be careful for our review which can be coming back presently.