Blackberry Z3 – a hit or a miss?

Blackberry Z3 is the very first mobile launched by Blackberry after its partnership with Faxconn. This phone was ideally introduced for Indonesia as their target market but soon India is also expected to have a demand for Blackberry Z3.

Blackberry looks sleep, chic phone with many features which are customer friendly. According to their motto, they wanted to manufacture a phone which is friendly and completely made keeping in mind the expectations of a customer.

Blackberry Z3 is not only a phone but a phablet which is a combination of phone and tablet.

There are several blackberry fans that were waiting for a blackberry since a long time and they have launched Z3, it’s not an extraordinary phone but its looks and features are a great deal for any phone lover. Blackberry Z3 makers have kept in mind India’s requirements and today’s fast moving society’s changing opinions.

Blackberry Z3 is durable and chic phablet designed for customers.

Some of the important specifications are:


  • Size: 5 inch screen, 540 x 960 pixels


  • 140 x 72.8 x 9.3 mm (5.51 x 2.87 x 0.37 in)


  • Internal memory:  8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
  • Card slot: MicroSD, up to 32 GB


  • 5 mega pixel
  • Front camera is 1.1 mega pixels

Operating system:

  • Blackberry 10.2.1 OS
  • Ø Battery:
    • Stand by – 384 h
    • Talk time – 15 h 30 minutes
    • Music play – 84 h

Price: Rs. 15,990 in India


Apart from all these some basic features in Z3 there are also other features like Bluetooth, fm radio, 2G, 3G, wifi, organizer, active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, SNS integration, BlackBerry maps, document viewer, photo viewer/editor, video editor, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC/WMA player, MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player, voice memo/dial, predictive text input etc.

The battery backup of Z3 seems to be great. The battery stay for long and you don’t have to suffer many troubles as in most smart phones these days.

The camera seems like in this phone is given less importance. Standard camera is alright fulfilling the purpose of only taking pictures and front camera is not very good.

The good thing about the Z3 is that there are already loads of apps available.

The Z3 is doing amazingly good on its BBM.

Overall Blackberry Z3 is a great being introduced in the market and it’s expected to do well. In India people are expecting the price to go down up to Rs. 11,000 which is equal to price in Indonesia. Maybe the demand for Z3 will increase with decrease in price.


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Last modified: July 1, 2014