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BlackBerry Classic BlackBerry Z30
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Excellence Score
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10.0
Value for Money Score
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10.0
Price N/A ₹ 6,888 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jan, 2015 Oct, 2013
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS BlackBerry OS 10.3No updates expected BlackBerry OS 10.2No updates expected
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 3.5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x720 pixels (~ 291 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Type IPS LCD AMOLED
Screen Refresh Rate 60 HzStandard 60 HzStandard
Display Features LCD Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad Yes
Processor 1.5 GHz 1.7 GHz
Processor Type Dual Core Dual Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 PlusRanked #146 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 ProRanked #130 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes (limited band support)
5G
VoLTE
WiFi Yes Yes
VoWiFi/WiFi-Calling
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port microUSB USB
Primary Camera 8.0MP 8.0MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Backside Illumination, Continuous and Touch to Focus, Image and Video Stabilization, 5 Element F2.2 Lens, 5X Digital Zoom Face Detection, Image Stabilization, Video Stabilization
Secondary Camera 2.0MP 2.0MP
Secondary Camera Features HD Video Recording HD Video Recording
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot Yes, up to 128 GB Yes, up to 64 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM
Thickness 10.2 mmThick 9.4 mmThick
Weight 178 gmMedium N/A
Width 72.4 mmComfortable for one-handed use N/A
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 2515 mAh 2880 mAh
Battery Standby 384 hrs N/A
Battery Standby (3G) 365 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime 17.20 hrs 25.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) 11.20 hrs N/A
Fast Charging Support
Included Fast Charger
Other Battery Parameters Audio Playback Time: 70 hrs, Video Playback Time: 13.7 hrs N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features NFC; Noise Filtration NFC
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Classic design - BlackBerry holdouts will love the throwback design
  • The back has a grippy texture that feels nice to hold
  • Comfortable, accurate keyboard
  • Dedicated call controls beneath the keyboard
  • Support for Android apps
  • Good speed/performance in daily use
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life
  • Great at productivity tasks
  • Useful shortcut keys - holding down "A, " for example, brings up the Address Book
  • BlackBerry Blend allows you to fully control your phone via a PC or another device (including writing emails, BBMs, and text messages)
  • Premium build with metallic accents
  • Great overall ergonomics
  • Good on-screen keyboard
  • Beautiful vibrant display with good viewing angles, and outdoor visibility
  • BB 10 OS is snappy and visually-polished
  • Good battery life
  • Useful messages hub feature
  • Good web browser
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Small, cramped screen - this is not an ideal multimedia consuming smartphone
  • BlackBerry OS is not as evolved as other modern touch based operating systems like Android and iOS
  • The awkward square aspect ratio hampers all activities except composing and editing text - a lot of Android apps especially look odd in this format
  • Limited Android App support - you're largely limited to whatever's available on the Amazon Appstore
  • Android apps also tend to run a bit slow
  • Average camera
  • Chunky and heavy
  • Overall, BB 10 OS is not as intuitive as iOS or Android, and involves a significant learning curve to get used to its gesture based UI
  • Occasional crashes suggest that the OS is not as stable as it should be
  • BlackBerry app ecosystem is still far behind Android and iOS
  • Mediocre camera
  • Heavy
  • Voice control is not as 'smart' as other platforms
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