BlackBerry Z30 Now Available at Verizon

The smartphone features a price tag of $199.99 (€149) on contract

By on November 14th, 2013 13:08 GMT

Starting today, Verizon’s customers can purchase the BlackBerry Z30, the latest flagship smartphone out there to run under the BlackBerry 10 operating system.

Built with a full-touch design in mind, the new mobile phone resembles the BlackBerry Z10 that was launched in January this year, but is both larger and more powerful.

The phone has landed on shelves at Verizon today with a 5-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display capable of delivering an HD resolution, as well as with a 1.7GHz dual-core processor inside.

Furthermore, the smartphone sports 2GB of RAM, along with 16GB of internal memory and microSD memory card slot that supports up to 64GB of additional storage space.

BlackBerry Z30, exclusive to Verizon, also comes with BlackBerry Natural Sound technology for an enhanced experience, as well as with support for BBM Video calls.

“The most powerful BlackBerry battery keeps you productive while BlackBerry Priority Hub highlights important messages,” the wireless carrier also notes on its website.

BlackBerry Z30 sports an 8-megapixel camera on the back, capable of recording videos in full HD resolution, complemented by a 2MP front camera for making video calls.

The new device arrives at Verizon with support for 4G LTE connectivity, while also packing Wi-Fi Dual Band 2.4GHz/5GHz (802.11 a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy.

The specs list of the handset also includes 4G Mobile Hotspot capabilities, GPS receiver, and a 2880 mAh battery capable of offering up to 25 hours of usage time on 4G.

On top of that, BlackBerry Z30 features the BlackBerry 10.2 OS on top, with its own set of appealing capabilities, such as BBM Now, BlackBerry Priority Hub, BlackBerry Browser, BlackBerry Calendar, and more.

Users interested in grabbing the new BlackBerry Z30 on a two-year contract with Verizon will find it available at $199.99 (€149). SIM-free, the handset is priced at $549.99 (€410), as the wireless carrier notes on its website.

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