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Verge score: 7.3

While the BlackBerry Q10 QWERTY smartphone looks very similar to legacy BlackBerry devices, make no mistake the Q10 is a thoroughly a modern smartphone: it runs RIM's new BlackBerry 10 OS, and has a 720 x 720 display above that full keyboard.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: April 2013
  • Price at launch: $249.99

Availability

  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White, Black
  • Physical keypad: QWERTY
  • Loudspeaker: Mono

Hardware

  • Screen size (diagonal): 3.1 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 720 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 330
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes

Connectivity

  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2

Processor

  • RAM size: 2 GB

Memory

  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: BlackBerry OS
  • Launch OS version: 10

Software

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, Micro HDMI

Interface

Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer

Sensors

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