BlackBerry announces Z3 and Q20 smartphones
BlackBerry has announced two new smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona – the all-touch BlackBerry Z3 and the keyboard-equipped flagship BlackBerry Q20.
BlackBerry didn’t disclose a lot of information about the two upcoming handsets except for the fact the the BlackBerry Z3 will be an affordable device and will sport a 5-inch display, a “long lasting battery”, a modern design.
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The BlackBerry Q20 on the other hand, will be the company’s new flagship device and will feature a 3.5-inch display, a QWERTY keyboard, a trackpad, four function buttons (Menu, Back, Send, End), and a “large battery”. In addition, the device will be “crafted from premium materials and designed for reliability and durability.”
Both devices will run the latest BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 at launch.
The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone is expected to be available from leading carriers and retailers in Indonesia in April for under $200, while the BlackBerry Q20 will be available in the second half of 2014.
“BlackBerry is beloved in Indonesia and its loyal fans have made it a popular smartphone brand. This is why we are so proud to be able to help bring BlackBerry even closer to Indonesia with a fantastic product that will be accessible to even more Indonesians. This is only the beginning of what we know will be a long and fruitful partnership between Foxconn and BlackBerry,” said Terry Gou, Founder and Chairman, Foxconn.