The T-Mobile BlackBerry Q10 price has been announced, the carrier has disclosed that business customers will be the first to receive the QWERTY offering for a $119.99. Those interested in picking up the device can contact a B2B sales rep to order a unit.
Additionally, Sprint and Verizon have also announced that they will be carrying the device, but are yet to disclose concrete launch information. The handset is already on sale in Canada through carriers such as Rogers, Bell Mobility, Telus, Virgin Mobile and more, while potential buyers in the UK can pick it up on-contract as well as unlocked. The device is the first in the BB10 series to come equipped with a QWERTY keyboard that has been a signature component in previous BB smartphones.
In the US, the phone tags along 4G LTE connectivity and HD Voice. It features a 3.1-inch touchscreen that proffers a Super AMOLED panel with a resolution of 720 x 720 pixels and a 330ppi density. At 10.35mm thick, the device tips the scales at 139 grams. Delivering the steam to carryout operations is a dual core Snapdragon Krait processor that’s clocked at 1.2GHz. Memory needs are in the hands of 2GB RAM and 16GB on-board storage. There’s also a microSD card slot for expansion purposes.
For video calling, a 2MP webcam is fitted on the front supporting 720p HD capture. The rear-facing 8MP snapper has a 5-element f2.2 lens and it allows users to click stills in low-light conditions through assistance from an LED flash and a BSI sensor. A 2100mAh battery is fitted under the hood which according to the company, is capable of delivering around 13.5 hours talktime or up to 14.8 days of standby.
The T-Mobile BlackBerry Q10 will be available to regular customers in the US starting June for $99.99 and 24 equal payments of $20 a month. The device can be picked up with Simple Choice and Simple Choice for Business plans. For Verizon, the handset will be available next month, while pre-orders are expected to commence in the coming weeks. The white variant will be exclusive to this carrier.
Here’s a quick look at the specifications:
– OS: BB10.1
– Screen: 3.1-inch Super AMOLED panel
– Resolution: 720 x 720p at 330ppi
– Processor: 1.5GHz dual core Krait
– RAM: 2GB
– Storage: 16GB, 32GB expandable
– Battery: 2100mAh removable
– Connectivity: 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
– Dimensions: 119.6mm x 66.8mm x 10.35mm
– Weight: 139 grams