BlackBerry Q10

price N/A launch Jun, 2013

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 10 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Smart looks
  • Great hand feel
  • Good Super AMOLED display with high contrast levels, and wide viewing angles
  • Snappy, fluid BB10 OS
  • Excellent QWERTY keyboard
  • Good call quality
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • The small screen, relative to full touch phones, makes it not so good for web and multimedia experiences
  • Video playback and gaming are especially inconvenient, because of the 1:1 screen ratio
  • Navigation gestures in the new BB 10 OS can be somewhat unintuitive, and some gestures are even more dodgy on the small screen of the Q10
  • Average camera
  • Average bundled earphones
  • The BlackBerry app ecosystem is way behind Android, and iOS

10 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSBlackBerry OS 10, Upgradeable to 10.2
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size3.1 inches
Screen Resolution720x720 pixels (~ 328 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Dual Core
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity2100 mAh
Battery Standby355 hrs
Battery Talktime13.50 hrs
Dimensions
Weight139 gm
Thickness10.35 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Face Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • BSI Sensor
  • 5-element F2.2 lens
  • Dedicated ISP (image signal processor) with 64MB frame buffer Flash
  • Continuous and Touch to Focus
  • Video Stabilisation
  • Hybrid absorptive IR filter
  • Time Shift mode
  • HD Video Recording (Front Facing Camera)
Secondary Camera0.3 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes (limited band support)
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreBlackBerry App World
Full Physical QWERTY KeypadYes
More
  • On-screen or LED indicator
  • Picture Editor
  • Privacy Controls
  • BlackBerry Hub
  • BlackBerry World
  • BlackBerry Remember
  • Story Maker
  • Foursquare
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.50/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys