BlackBerry is all set to launch its flagship smartphone in India on
February 25, 2013. The company has already sent out teaser invites for
an event at Mumbai.
As per earlier reports BlackBerry was slated to
announce this smartphone in India on February 24, 2012 and the
indicative pricing for Z10 is being speculated around Rs. 39,000. It is
expected that this smartphone will start retailing in India soon after
the launch in both black and white colour options.
who are still unaware of BlackBerry Z10, it is a full-touch device that
comes with a 4.2-inch LCD screen with a 1280x768 resolution. It runs on
the new BlackBerry 10 operating system and is powered by a dual-core
processor that clocks at 1.5GHz alongside 2GB of RAM. The internal
storage available on the smartphone is 16GB. It has an 8-megapixel rear
camera that can capture 1080p videos and 2-megapixel camera in the
front. Z10 comes with 1,850 mAh battery.
Z10 smartphones is already available in UK and Canada and has received a
good response in these markets. The company is slated to launch a
QWERTY smartphones based on BlackBerry 10, called BlackBerry Q10 by
Overall, it is expected that there will be a total of
six BlackBerry 10 smartphones available in the market before the end of
the year. However some reports suggest that the company will not launch
any entry level BlackBerry 10 smartphones in 2013.
mentioned, the grapevine has pegged the pricing for the BlackBerry Z10
to be around Rs. 39,000 but we believe that in order to be competitive
in the Indian market, it will make sense if the company will price the
device closer to Rs. 35,000. At this price, BlackBerry smartphone will
be price competitively to Nokia Lumia 920 (which is available at a best
price of Rs. 36,000), HTC One X+ (retailing for Rs. 38,500) and the
Samsung Galaxy Note II, which after the recent price cut is available
for Rs. 34,990.