Yesterday was the first day the Canadian general public got its hands on the New BlackBerry Z10.
Does the smart phone touted to be the device that will reverse the Canadian phone maker’s fortunes, have what it takes to go up against current market front runners Apple’s iPhone 5 and the Galaxy S III from Samsung?
This report from Computerworld.com delves deeper into the BlackBerry Z10’s features such as: its cameras, LCD display (iPhone 5 has Retina display and the S III has Super AMOLED), its removable 1800mAh battery and industry-standard micro USB port, near field communication (iPhone 5 doesn’t have NFC), microSD slot for additional storage and the Hub (a universal inbox for emails, text, BBM messages and social media updates), its Voice Control features and more.
On paper, the Galaxy S III, iPhone 5 and BlackBerry Z10 share very similar hardware specs.
Beyond this, the BlackBerry Z10 is a great smartphone with a fantastic browser, excellent screen resolution and navigation features plus a stellar new operating system.
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The Z10’s advantage lies in the new BlackBerry 10 OS. The unique OS feature that many potential users in the enterprise space have been waiting for is the BlackBerry Balance. In conjunction with the new BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 software which runs on servers behind the firewall. The OS allows users and IT administrators to separate, right on the OS, work apps, corporate data and email from personal applications, music, email and other data.
For an in-depth review of how the BlackBerry Z10’s features stack up with those found on the Galaxy S III and the iPhone 5, click here