BlackBerry has announced that the BlackBerry Q10 Canada release date will be the 1st of May, the handset will be available with all the major carriers, which will include Rogers, Bell Mobility and Telus, and the handset will retail for $199 with a new three year contract.
“We’re thrilled that the BlackBerry Q10 will soon be available to Canadians,” said Andrew MacLeod, Managing Director for Canada. “The new BlackBerry Q10 combines the power of BlackBerry 10 with a classic BlackBerry keyboard to help people communicate and collaborate faster and more efficiently. We’re seeing strong momentum behind BlackBerry 10 from carriers, customers and partners around the world. The BlackBerry Q10 will accelerate this trend.”
The BlackBerry Q10 is the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone to feature a physical QWERTY keyboard, the device will also come with a dual core 1.5GHz processor, and 2GB of RAM and a 3.1 inch AMOLED display with a 720 x 720 pixel resolution.
Other specifications on the Q10 include 16GB of built in storage, plus a microSD card slot for extra storage, the handset also comes with front and rear facing cameras, up front we have a2 megapixel camera, on the back there is an 8 megapixel camera which can record full HD video in 1080p.
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