The BlackBerry formerly known as RIM just officially announced its BlackBerry 10 OS as well as the Z10 andQ10 handsets that will house it. The Z10 features a 4.2-inch 356 PPI (1,280 x 768) display and runs on the company’s new BlackBerry 10, the companies first fully touch OS. The phone is powered by a dual-core CPU clocked to 1.5GHz, 2GB of RAM and also includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, NFS, a gyroscope, magnetometer, accelerometer, ambient light sensor and 16GB of internal storage (expandable up to 48GB with a microSD card). The Z10 has a rear-facing 8-megapixel camera capable of 1080p video, and a front facing camera with a 2-megapixel lens which can shoot 720p video.
Verizon revealed that it will carry both phones, including black and white versions of the touchscreen Z10. The white color model will be a Verizon exclusive, the company said. There was no word on pricing from Verizon for the Q10, but the Z10 will cost $199.99 with a new two-year contract . BlackBerry said Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile will also carry both phones. None of the carriers have confirmed pricing but expect it to fall under-$200 price point. The Z10 will be available mid-March in the US, January 31st in the UK, February 5th in Canada.
Source: The Verge