BlackBerry Z10 Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM 
BlackBerry Z10Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM
magic scoreN/A<50
PriceN/ARs. 7,186 onwards
Launch Date (India)Feb, 2013May, 2015
Smartphone OSBlackBerry OS 10, Upgradeable to 10.2Windows Phone 8.1, Upgradeable to 10
Screen Size4.2 inches5 inches
Screen Resolution768x1280 pixels (~ 355 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesLCDIPS LCD
Processor1.5 GHz1.2 GHz
Processor TypeDual CoreQuad Core
RAM2 GB1 GB
HD Video RecordingYes
Internal Memory16 GB8 GB
FM RadioYes
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Thickness9 mm9.4 mm
Weight135 gm152 gm
Battery Capacity1800 mAh2200 mAh
Battery Standby408 hrs576 hrs
Battery Talktime11.00 hrs26.20 hrs
Other Battery ParametersN/AMusic Playback Time: 81 hrs, WiFi Network Browsing Time: 10.1 hrs, Video Playback Time: 6.9 hrs
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Solid build, good hand feel
  • Good display with high pixel density, good viewing angles, and good sunlight legibility
  • BB10 is visually refined, and touch friendly
  • Smooth, fluid performance
  • Decent camera
  • Excellent web browser
  • Nice on-screen keyboard
  • Good call quality
  • Good audio/video playback
  • Outstanding build quality, with the use of high quality materials - the phone doesn't look like a budget segment device
  • Good display - sharp, good brightness levels, and decent viewing angles
  • Good primary camera - images are sharp, clear, detailed, and have vibrant color reproduction
  • Good secondary (selfie) camera
  • Decent speed/performance - sufficient for day to day usage
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Display tends to attract too many smudges and fingerprints
  • Initial learning curve with the BB10 OS (especially to understand the different gestures)
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Limited 3rd party app eco-system (compared to Android or iOS) - and even the apps present are often not as full-featured as their Android/iOS counterparts
  • Ordinary maps application compared to that of Google, or even Apple
  • Limited voice control service (not as 'smart' as Android's voice control, or Apple's Siri)
  • Average battery life
  • No HD video recording
  • Windows Phone app ecosystem continues to lag behind Android and iOS
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