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BlackBerry Z30 at Rs 39,990 in India: Is the smartphone worth its price?

The phone will feature BlackBerry's latest version of its BB 10 operating system and has a 8 mega pixel rear camera.

BT Online Bureau | October 25, 2013 | Updated 12:56 IST
Is BlackBerry Z30 worth its price?
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Candian smartphone maker BlackBerry launched its premium flagship Z30 phone in India at Rs 39,990 . The phone will feature BlackBerry's latest version of its BB 10 operating system and has a 8 mega pixel rear camera with a 1.7 GHz processor.

The phone that was originally priced at Rs 44,990 will be available in retail stores across the country early next week.

The 5-inch device with Super AMOLED display and a 1.7 GHz processor with quad-core graphics comes with stereo speakers as well as its latest technology, BlackBerry Natural Sound, which promises a unique audio experience. This is biggest phone from the BlackBerry stable so far.

The touchphone has a 2 GB RAM and has an internal memory of 16 GB, which can be expanded to to 64 GB. It has an 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front facing camera.

The company has also increased the battery to 2,880 mAh capacity, which the firm claims will last up to 25 hours.

Analysts feel that this festival season the Z30 will face strong competition from other flagship smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 & Galaxy S4, Apple iPhone 5s, 5c, LG G2 and Sony Xperia Z1.

The firm is offering 12-month EMI options for purchasing its latest premium segment offering.

With PTI inputs

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