BlackBerry Z3 pre-order starts in Indonesia through Indosat and XL

BlackBerry  has announced the pre-order of BlackBerry Z3 in Indonesia at a price of IDR 2,199,000 ($189 approx).

The smartphone is offered through Indonesian telecom operators Indosat and XL. The device will be officially launched on May 13th, 2014 in Jakarta.

BlackBerry also announced the availability of a limited edition model – the BlackBerry Z3, Jakarta Edition – which will be made available to Indosat and XL customers for a limited period. This model will feature the inscription “Jakarta” on the back of the device to commemorate the launch of the first BlackBerry smartphone built specifically for the Indonesia market.

John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO at BlackBerry

BlackBerry Z3 is customized with local apps and content, BlackBerry said. It runs the latest BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2.1. The 5” smartphone boasts long lasting battery.

Important features

  • BlackBerry Hub
  • BBM
  • BlackBerry Keyboard
  • Time Shift & Story Maker
  • BlackBerry 10 Browser
  • Instant Previews & Reply Now
  • Fast, Easy Sharing
  • FM Radio

BlackBerry 10 Browser sets the industry benchmark for HTML5 performance on smartphones with many advanced features. It supports multiple tabs, lets you browse sites privately, includes a reader mode, and integrates with the platform for easily sharing content, BlackBerry said.

“The BlackBerry Z3 was designed with our Indonesian customers in mind, to keep them productive and connected with family, friends and co-workers while on the move,” said John Chen, executive chairman and CEO at BlackBerry.

“Embodying all that BlackBerry 10 offers, the BlackBerry Z3 has a stylish, modern, all-touch design with exceptional productivity features and reliable communications,” Chen added.

Pre-orders of BlackBerry Z3 have started through Indosat and XL websites.

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