BlackBerry announced the company’s latest affordable full-touch smartphone – BlackBerry Z3 at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. It is made by Foxconn and would be available in Indonesia from April at an initial price of IDR 2,190,000. It is now open for pre-order from carriers Indosat and XL in the country and it will launch officially in Jakarta on May 13th. In addition to this, BlackBerry would sell a limited edition BackBerry Z3 Jakarta Edition too. The limited edition comes with inscription “Jakarta” on the back of the smartphone for Indosat and XL customers.


According to press release, John Chen, CEO, BlackBerry said,

“The BlackBerry Z3 was designed with our Indonesian customers in mind, to keep them productive and connected with family, friends and co-workers while on the move. Embodying all that BlackBerry 10 offers, the BlackBerry Z3 has a stylish, modern, all-touch design with exceptional productivity features and reliable communications.”

The Smartphone boasts a 5-inch qHD touch screen display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels, powered by dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSMS8230) processor, clocked at 1.2GHz and it is coupled with 305GPU and it runs on BlackBerry OS 10. It has 5MP auto focus rear camera with LED flash and 1.1MP front-facing camera. It packs 2500mAh non-removable battery and comes with usual connectivity options. Some of the special features of the phone are BlackBerry Hub where users can find their email, text messages, social media and notifications. BBM is a feature on the phone and it includes video chat, stickers and BBM channels.

BlackBerry Z3 specifications

Features BlackBerry Z3
Display 5-inch qHD touch screen display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels
Processor 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8230) processor coupled Adreno 305 GPU
Operating System BlackBerry OS 10
Memory 1.5GB, 8GB internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
Camera 5MP auto-focus rear-camera with LED flash and 1.1MP front-facing camera
Other Features 3.5mm audio jack, LED indicator
Connectivity Features 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE with aptX codec and GPS
Weight 164 grams
Battery 2500mAh

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