After a long wait there is finally a ray of hope for those who have been anticipating the BlackBerry Q10. Verizon Wireless has just made the handset available for pre-order. This is great news for those users who have a hard time accepting all-touch phones looking for a premium device with QWERTY keyboard. The BlackBerry Q10 will set you back $199.99 if you sign a 2-year service agreement, or $599.99 if you prefer not to get into a 24-month-long relationship with Verizon. The phone will start shipping on June 6.
BlackBerry Q10 for Verizon Wireless
It seems that everything has already been said about this long awaited phone, so here is just a quick reminder of its key specs and features. What sets the BlackBerry Q10 apart from the vast majority of high-end devices is its QWERTY keyboard. As you are probably aware, most smartphones today are touchscreen-only. The Q10 is a step towards those customers who prefer the comfort of actual keys while typing. Above the keyboard sits a 3.1-inch Super AMOLED display with a 720 x 720 resolution, at 330 ppi.
Under the hood the phone has a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor together with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB pf internal memory expandable up to 32 GB via misroSD slot. The Q10 is also equipped with an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing one. Power is provided by a 2,100 mAh battery good for up to 21 hours of talk time and up to 16 days of standby time. The handset runs new BB10 OS with new features including BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Messenger, BlackBerry World, BlackBerry Remember as well as Time Shift mode and BlackBerry Story Maker.
more info: Verizon