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BlackBerry Z30 (2013) review

BlackBerry OS 10.2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T
Adreno 320
2 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

BlackBerry announced the launch of the Z30 smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the BlackBerry Z30 phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The BlackBerry Z30 comes with BlackBerry OS 10.2 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2880 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (720 x 1280 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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BlackBerry Z30 specifications

BrandBlackBerry
NameZ30
ModelZ30
Release date2013

Body

The weight of BlackBerry Z30 is about 6 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BlackBerry phone are average (5.54 x 2.83 x 0.37 inches).

Weight6 oz
Dimensions5.54 x 2.83 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The BlackBerry Z30 comes with BlackBerry OS 10.2 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionBlackBerry OS 10.2
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T
CPUDual-core 1.7 GHz Krait
GPUAdreno 320

Display

The size of Z30 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches Super AMOLED display of BlackBerry Z30 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BlackBerry Z30 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Z30 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The BlackBerry Z30 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Z30 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Z30 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2880 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Z30 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2880 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This BlackBerry phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsMicro HDMI port
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the BlackBerry Z30, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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