BlackBerry start selling Z10 in India for 43,490
On Monday, BlackBerry began selling the Z10 in India for 43,490 rupees — about $805. That’s a price point that puts the device squarely in competiion with Apple’s iPhone 5, which starts at 45,500 rupees — about $844.
The new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone features a 1.5 GHz dual core processor with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, and an expandable memory card slot that supports up to 64GB of additional storage. Its features includes a micro HDMI out port for presentations, and sensors such NFC (near field communications) to support mobile payments and the exchange of information with a tap of the smartphone. It also has a removable battery. Blackberry is expanding its presence in the country and it’s taking on Samsung, which has captured a 40 percent share. –BS