BlackBerry Z10  Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM 
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Excellence ScoreN/A16.4
Value for Money ScoreN/A48.5
PriceN/ARs. 9,990 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
HD Video RecordingYes
Internal Memory16 GB8 GB
FM RadioYes
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
2-minute Review [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
2-minute Review [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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