Blackberry Z30 launched in India for Rs 39,990

By | October 28, 2013

Canadian smartphone manufacturer Blackberry launched it’s latest flagship smartphone Z30 on Thursday last week and it will be available on shelves anytime this week. Company strategically launched this phone after it’s popular messaging app BBM was released and got around 10 million downloads within 24 hours of it’s release. Anyhow this is the biggest, fastest and most powerful phone till date from the house of Blackberry. If you remember Blackberry released it’s first touch phone Z10 last year but it failed to live up to expectations. However Z30 can change that if everything goes fine.

Blackberry Z30 Price:

This stunning smartphone was initially priced at Rs. 44,990 but guys at blackberry made a price cut to attract more customers in a price sensitive market like India. Moreover similar devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 & Galaxy S4, Apple iPhone 5s, 5c, LG G2 and Sony Xperia Z1 are selling for anything between 40,000 to 60,000. So this time Blackberry has priced it’s product quite competitively.

Blackberry Z30

Blackberry Z30

“The new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone offers a unique and engaging user experience with features like the powerful BlackBerry Hub, its exceptional touchscreen keyboard and industry leading browser,” said Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director for India at BlackBerry. “BlackBerry Z30 is the ultimate smartphone for the urban youth and consumers who are looking for a bigger screen size, long-lasting battery performance and a best in class productivity experience on the go.”

Blankberry Z30 runs on Blackberry 10 OS version 10.2 which is the latest version of the OS. Some of the telecom analysts have given thumbs up to this revamped version and this could very well be a positive development for troubled handset maker.

Blackberry is also offering a 12 months EMI option so that customers can easily own this device.

Blackberry Z30 key features:

Long Lasting Battery:

Blackberry smartphones are not known for their battery and Z30 is about to change that perception. It comes loaded with a 2,880 mAh battery which the company claims will last up to of 25 hours of mixed use, 18 hours of talk time on 3G and 16 days of standby time. Another good thing to mention here is that Blackberry version 10.2 has some inbuilt battery saving features.


This is the very first phablet from Blackberry and sports a 5 inch Super AMOLED display which makes your viewing experience more clearer, crisp and vivid. This phone has 720×1280 pixel resolution, translating to a pixel density of 294ppi.


Z30 comes power packed with Dual Core 1.7 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960T Processor which support quad core graphics which makes web surfing smoother. It has a 2 GB RAM which is quite impressive and also has 16 GB of inbuilt flash memory which can further be expanded using up to 64 GB of microSD card.


Rear camera is a 8 megapixel auto focus camera which comes with back side illumination feature and helps you to take brighter pictures in low light conditions. This camera has a 5 element F2.2 lens which offers 1080 HD video recording. Front camera also boasts of image stabilization and time shift mode capabilities.

Front camera is a 2 megapixel camera which comes with image and video stabilization features. Apart from this fromt camera offers 3X zoom and 720p HD video recording.

Latest BlackBerry® Paratek Antenna technology:

Blackberry paratek antenna helps you get strong mobile signals even in areas with weak network coverage. It dynamically tunes itself to its environment, helping you stay connected in more places and brings to you fast data transfers and strong connectivity with fewer call drops.

Blackberry Natural Sound and Stereo Audio:

Blackberry natural sound comes bundled with BB10 version 10.2 that makes BBM Voice and Video chat more realistic and fun. Natural sound lets you hear even the minutest of sounds in the background and you feel like that the other person is just sitting near you in the same room. Apart from that the phone comes with two stereo speakers which brings to life games, music and conversations.

BlackBerry Z30 key specifications

  • 5-inch Super AMOLED display with 720×1280 pixels resolution
  • 1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with Adreno 320
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 16GB of inbuilt flash storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
  • BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2
  • 8-megapixel rear camera
  • 2-megapixel front-facing camera
  • powerful 2880mAh battery