The BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is now available in Nigeria. The stunning device, powered by BlackBerry® 10, will come in black and white and will be available today from carriers Etisalat, Glo, Airtel and MTN Nigeria, and at authorised retail outlets, distributors EMS and Brightstar.
The new all-touch BlackBerry Z10 is the first smartphone to launch with the re-designed, re-engineered, and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform, giving customers a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience.
Waldi Wepener, Managing Director for West, East and Central Africa at BlackBerry said, “We are excited to build on our success as the leading smartphone provider in Nigeria with the launch of the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone. BlackBerry 10 provides a whole new mobile computing experience for our Nigerian customers, as well as more choice alongside our range of BlackBerry 7 smartphones, which remain very popular in Nigeria.”
The BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is the fastest and most advanced BlackBerry smartphone yet, and offers a smarter experience that continuously adapts to a customer’s needs. It features a 1.5 GHz dual core processor with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, and an expandable memory card slot that supports up to 64GB of additional storage.
The smartphone also includes the latest enhancements in high density pixel and screen technology to display clear, sharp, and incredibly vivid images. It features a micro HDMI out port for presentations, and advanced sensors such NFC (near field communications) to support mobile payments and the exchange of information with a tap of the smartphone.
Informed sources told BusinessDay that the device is priced at about N100, 000. The BlackBerry Z10 is currently available for pre-order at authorized BlackBerry carriers and retailers in Nigeria.