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Verizon Announces BlackBerry Z30 Smartphone with 5" Display
      #45521 - 10/28/13 05:20 PM

Verizon Wireless today announced the BlackBerry Z30 smartphone with 5-inch HD display will be available online at for $199.99 with new two-year activation. Verizon Edge is also available for eligible customers who want to upgrade for $22.91 per month for 24 months. Here's more info:

Besides the big HD screen, BlackBerry Z30 includes the BlackBerry Hub, a single place on the smartphone where users can access all their conversations. BBMs, Twitter replies, emails, text messages, Facebook event invites and more can be found in one place without launching each app individually. And within BlackBerry Hub is the Priority Hub, which learns what conversations are important to the user, helping them stay even more organized and focused.

Watching a video or editing a document requires attention until suddenly a message arrives and the tough dilemma arises - do you continue focusing on watching or editing, or do you leave the app to check and reply to the message? BBM on the BlackBerry Z30 eliminates that dilemma with BBM Now. It gives users a preview of any BBM as it arrives and lets them either dismiss or reply without leaving the app they're currently using. BBM is now also available on Android and iOS so BlackBerry fans can BBM with friends on those devices.

The BlackBerry Z30 also comes with a 2880mAh battery that can last an entire day (25 hours with mixed usage) and includes support for wireless charging.

BlackBerry Z30 specs:


Height 140.7 mm / 5.53 in
Width 72 mm / 2.83 in
Depth 9.4 mm / 0.37 in

170g / 5.99 oz

All-touch screen, with intuitive gesture based navigation

Dedicated keys
Volume Up/Down, Mute, Lock (for Power On/Off)

On screen BlackBerry Keyboard (portrait/landscape), featuring contextual auto-correction, next-word prediction and a personalized learning engine that gets to know the way you type


1280 x 720 resolution, at 295 ppi
24-bit color depth

Screen size
5" diagonal Super AMOLED
16:9 aspect ratio

OS & desktop software

Operating system
BlackBerry 10 OS

Desktop software
BlackBerry Link software for your computer to enable synchronisation of data and media


Dual Core 1.7 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960T Pro

16GB Flash

Expandable memory
Removable microSD memory card--slot under back cover

USB Ports
USB 2.0 high speed port--allows charging and data synchronisation of the device with a USB cable

Micro HDMI for connection to your HDTV or projector


2880mAH non-removable battery

Battery Life
Up to 25 hours mixed use
Up to 18 hours talk time (UMTS)
Up to 16 days standby time

Camera & video

Rear camera
8 megapixel auto-focus camera
Back Side Illumination for better low-light performance
5-element F2.2 lens
Flash, continuous and touch to focus, image stabilisation
Proprietary Enhanced Super Resolution Digital Zoom (5x)
1080p HD video recording
Time Shift mode for pinpointing and adjusting individual elements of your picture

Front camera
2 megapixel fixed-focus camera
Image and video stabilisation
3x digital zoom
720p HD video recording

Network & connectivity

Network bands
Quad band LTE 3, 7, 20, 8 (1800/2600/900/800 MHz)
Quad band HPSA/UMTS 1, 2, 5/6, 8 (800/850/900/1900/2100 MHz)
Quad band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)

802.11 a/b/g/n
2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
4G Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (LE)

Assisted, Autonomous and Simultaneous GPS
Preloaded with BlackBerry Maps Maps application and enabled for e911 capabilities
Support for User Plane and Control Plane GPS

BlackBerry Tag with NFC technology enables communication between BlackBerry smartphones and other NFC-enabled devices with a tap


Advanced Sensors
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

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