The Blackberry Z10 is Officially Announced…Finally

Good news everyone…Blackberry is back! Today marks a date in history that will either be easily forgotten in the next few months, or it will remain a cornerstone of the companies’ revival. Today the company formally known as RIM took to a stage in NYC to show off and announce their new wares at The Blackberry 10 Experience. While they ramble on about small new details of their company’s outlook for the future, the only thing we can think about is hardware, and QNX! Rumors, official and unofficial leaks and speculation have been piling up around Blackberries newest handset, the Z10 and today, it all becomes official.

The Blackberry Z10 is set to be the saving grace of the company. Brining them out of the past and helping them catch up to the current state of affairs. If you have been following Blackberry tale you’ll notice the final build of the Z10 looks exactly like it did in the leaked pictures, and that my friends is a great thing. So what does the new Blackberry Z10 offer? Let’s take a look at some official specs’. The Z10 starts with a 4.2 inch touch screen that offers up a 768×1280 pixel resolution at 355 pixels per inch. Internally the Z10 comes running with a Qualcom Snapdragon S4 Plus system chip that uses a dual core 1.5 GHz processor to get the job done. Add in the likes of an Adreno 225 GPU, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage and expandable memory up to 32 GB and you have yourself one fine, top shelf smart phone. Around back of its 9.3mm thin build you’ll get access to an 8 mega pixel camera that can record video in full 1080p and has a few pretty awesome camera tricks up its sleeve. Also, a front facing 2 mega pixel camera is also present. Additionally we can expect the Z10 to run with 4G LTE and HSPA, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, MicroUSB 2.0, micro HDMI (type D) as well as NFC connectivity. The handset will have carrier specific variations and will be made available to At&t, Sprint and Verizon in March. Pricing will be adjusted accordingly per carrier; however Verizon has confirmed a $199 price tag under a new two year deal.

Anyone interested? I know we sure are. With the power of QNX at your finger tips and some solid hardware designs, Blackberry is back? Sound off in the comments below and let us know what you think of the new Blackberry Z10! Also, Blackberry Accessories galore.

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