Last we heard, the BlackBerry Q10 was rumored to be launched by T-Mobile on June 5. And we heard correct. As expected, today the magenta carrier made the handset available for purchase online and in stores. The speculations about its price are also confirmed.
BlackBerry Q10 for T-Mobile – Overview
You can grab the BlackBerry Q10 for $99.99 upfront. The remaining value will hale to be paid in 24 monthly installments of $20 each. You can also pay the whole price at checkout, in which case the device will cost you $579.99. Not a small sum to shell out, but in return you will be free of any obligations towards T-Mobile.
As you probably know by now, the BlackBerry Q10 is one of the two devices released by BlackBerry this year running the latest BB10 platform. The phone features a 3.1-inch Super AMOLED touch screen display with a 720 x 720 resolution and a pixel density of 330 ppi. The handset is powered by a dual-core 1.5 GHz processor made by Qualcomm, and offers 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. MicroSD slot supports up to 32 GB cards, allowing for up to 48 GB of storage total.
The phone is equipped with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5x zoom and 1080p video capture. There is also a 2-megapixel unit on the front, which is perfect for face-to-face conversations. The camera app includes BlackBerry Story Maker, which lets you weave your photos together to make a short movie. Power is provided by a 2,100 mAh battery which is capable of delivering up to 13 hours of talk time and up to 15 days of standby time.
In terms of connectivity, the phone offers LTE radio, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi with hotspot capabilities thanks to which you will be able to share your internet connection with up to 8 devices. The Q10 follows BlackBerry’s traditional design and features a physical 4-line QWERTY keyboard which takes advantage of BB10 new functionalities such as predictive text entry, multiple language support, and keyboard shortcuts.
more info: T-Mobile