BlackBerry recently announced their first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the BlackBerry Z10, the handset is headed to a number of mobile carriers in the US, although Sprint has announced that they will not be offering the Z10 on their network.
Instead Sprint have decided to offer the new BlackBerry Q10, which is a QWERTY BlackBerry 10 device, as they think this handset will be a better fit with their customers.
We aren’t saying there’s anything different about our customers,” Elliott said. “We think our customers will be happy with the qwerty keyboard and touch screen on the Q10.”
The BlackBerry Q10 features a dual core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built in storage, there is also a 3.1 inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 720 x 720 pixels and a QWERTY keyboard.
Other specifications on the BlackBerry Q10 include the same cameras as on the BlackBerry Z10, up front there is a 2 megapixel camera with 3x digital zoom and the ability to record HD video in 720p, on the back of the device is an 8 megapixel camera with auto-focus, 5x digital zoom and full HD video recording in 1080p.
The BlackBerry Q10 is expected to launch some time in quarter two in the US, Sprint will be the only major carrier who will not offer BlackBerry’s flagship Z10 handset.
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