BlackBerry has slashed prices of the BlackBerry Z3 and BlackBerry Z30 touchscreen smartphones in India.
According to information received by NDTV Gadgets, BlackBerry Z3 will now be available at Rs. 13,990, a price cut of Rs. 2,000. The BlackBerry Z3 (Review | Pictures) was launched in June last year at Rs. 15,990 and this is the first time that the handset has received a price cut in India.
The Z3 features a 5-inch qHD (540×960 pixels) display offering an aspect ratio of 16:9. It is powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8230) processor with 1.5GB RAM.
BlackBerry Z3 sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera and also houses a 1.1-megapixel fixed-focus front-facing camera. The smartphone includes 8GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. It packs a 2500mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 15.5 hours talk time and up to 384 hours of standby time. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS, NFC and Micro-USB.
The BlackBerry Z30, on the other hand, will retail at Rs. 24,990 down from the previous best price of Rs. 29,990 – a drop of Rs. 5,000.
Prior to this, BlackBerry’s phablet Z30 (Review | Pictures) received price slash in June last year when the company offered a discount of Rs. 5,000 on the handset.
BlackBerry launched the Z30 for the Indian market at Rs. 39,990 in 2013.
BlackBerry Z30 comes with a 5-inch Super AMOLED display featuring 720×1280 pixels resolution, translating to a pixel density of 294ppi. It is powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with Adreno 320. The BlackBerry Z30 sports an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
BlackBerry Z30 (Black)Rs. 16,950
BlackBerry Z30 Black 16GBRs. 19,000
BlackBerry Z30 (White, 16GB)Rs. 19,990
BlackBerry Z3 (Black, 8GB)Rs. 7,750
BlackBerry Z3 8GBRs. 8,790
BlackBerry Z3 (Black, 8GB)Rs. 11,135