BlackBerry Z3 announced at MWC 2014, to launch for less than Rs 15,000

BlackBerry’s fortunes have been falling apart but it is hell bent on bringing things back on track. In an attempt to do that, it has launched the company’s most affordable touchscreen smartphone, the Z3 which will starts hitting the global markets with a sub $200 price tag (around Rs 12,500) and will take on the fight to the likes of Lumia 525 and Moto G.


  • 5 inch screen with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels
  • 1.2 GHz dual core Snapdragon 400 chipset
  • Adreno 305 GPU
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • BB OS 10.2.1
  • 5MP rear camera and a 1.1MP secondary camera
  • 8GB internal storage. It will feature a microSD card but memory expansion details are unknown as of now
  • 3G/4G (region specific), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (Version details are yet unknown) and microUSB V2.0

The smartphone is the first smartphone from the company’s stable to be manufactured by Foxconn and all the details regarding it will be revealed when it goes on sale in Indonesia this April which will be followed by a global roll out. Do let us know as to what do you think about the smartphone.

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February 27, 2014 10:39 am 10:39 AM

BB users already have an option or rather a work around to install android apps on their hansets if they wish to.

February 27, 2014 2:51 pm 2:51 PM

Just Installing apps won’t attract people but Dual os will do. People will feel more secured future

February 27, 2014 9:41 pm 9:41 PM
@rohan Thats a good idea but I dont know wheter blackberry is gonna implement it or not.The main concern fro BB users is security and android is far behind BB in terms of security.BB has already had a lot flops in the consumer market but lets see what the new CEO plans for the company.If you ask me BB should completely exit from the consumer market and focus only on enterprise.Apart from that they should focus on BBM and start monetising from it through 1$ payment per year or something.tHe worst thing that could happen is that BBM also starts… Read more »
February 27, 2014 10:14 am 10:14 AM

BB should come with Dual OS option so that users are not left if BB fails. Like windows will do

February 27, 2014 8:27 am 8:27 AM

Who gonna buy this for 15k when Z10 available for 17K