BlackBerry is entering into the low cost smartphone business with BlackBerry Z3 that will cost you less than $200.
The Canadian device vendor said BlackBerry Z3 will be launched in Indonesia first and other emerging markets will get it later.
BlackBerry Z3 smartphone is new all-touch BlackBerry 10 smartphone. Interestingly, it doesn’t come with a physical keyboard.
It is a totally a new look phone. BlackBerry Z3 smartphone features a modern design with a 5″ display, long lasting battery and comes with BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2.1.
The new BlackBerry Z3 smartphone is customized with access to local apps and Indonesian content and comes with the latest BlackBerry 10 OS, version 10.2.1, that will make the things you do every day faster and easier.
Key features include:
BlackBerry Hub lets you access all your work and personal email, BBM, text messages, social media updates and notifications in one place, with the ability to “peek” into the BlackBerry Hub from anywhere, so you’re always only one swipe away from what matters to you. The Hub can be customized to identify priority messages and to filter the message list by various criteria that you can then activate with a simple pinch gesture.
BBM on the BlackBerry Z3 smartphone includes all the latest features of the mobile social network, customized for Indonesians. You get BBM voice and video chatting with Screen Share and support for BlackBerry Natural Sound, letting you hear nuances and variations in tone in a BBM Voice chat, and making the conversation sound like you’re in the same room.
The BlackBerry Keyboard learns what words you use and how you use them, then offers them up to you so you can type faster and more accurately.
Time Shift & Story Maker
The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone’s Time Shift camera feature lets you capture a group shot where everyone is smiling with their eyes wide open. You can also use Story Maker to bring a collection of photos and videos together, along with music and effects, to produce an HD movie that you can instantly share on YouTube.
BlackBerry 10 Browser
The BlackBerry 10 browser is fast, with fluid and responsive scrolling and zooming. The browser includes many advanced features, supports multiple tabs, lets you browse sites privately, includes a reader mode, and integrates with the platform for easily sharing content. You can even save web pages for later viewing.
Instant Previews & Reply Now
Be more timely and responsive with Instant Previews that bring BBM, SMS and email message to you no matter what you are doing on your BlackBerry Z3 smartphone. You can reply to your BBM or SMS messages in any app, or swipe to the BlackBerry Hub to respond. If you get a phone call that you can’t answer right way, you can silence the call and send a Reply Now response through BBM, SMS or email to let the caller know you’re busy.
Fast, Easy Sharing
The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone learns how you share and who you share with, helping you reduce the number of steps and amount of time it takes to get your files, photos, or documents to where they need to go. Touching “share” in any app provides suggestions on who and how to share your files based on who you’ve shared with in the past, and the feature only gets smarter the more you use it.
The new BlackBerry Z3 includes a built-in FM radio. You can listen to local FM stations, which does not require any network connection.