On the back of the announcement that BlackBerry’s BBM messenger will be making its way to Android and iOS devices, the Company has also announced a new handset – the BlackBerry Z30 smartphone, which is touted as “its biggest, fastest and most advanced smartphone yet”.
“Featuring BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2, the new all-touch BlackBerry Z30 smartphone comes with a beautiful 5” display and the largest battery yet on a BlackBerry smartphone. It is designed to keep you hyper connected, productive and always in control, and lets you share like you’re there and collaborate with ease,” the company said in a press statement.
Carlo Chiarello, Executive Vice President for Products at BlackBerry said that the new handset makes use of new features, as well as some familiar ones.
Chiarello added “The new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone builds on the solid foundation and engaging user experience of the BlackBerry 10 platform with features like the powerful BlackBerry Hub, its exceptional touchscreen keyboard and industry leading browser,” he said.
“The smartphone rounds out the BlackBerry 10 portfolio and is designed for people looking for a smartphone that excels at communications, messaging and productivity. Having apps like the full Documents To Go suite that comes preinstalled, together with its 5-inch touch display, the BlackBerry Z30 smartphone gives you a best in class productivity experience on the go.”
The new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone comes with BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2, which includes many refinements plus many new features that help with productivity.
Charlie Fripp – Consumer Tech editor