Features Key features of the BlackBerry Z10  vs Z30 

screen size

It doesn't feel overly big for a phone with a five-inch display.
BlackBerry Z30 | by TechRadar (Nov, 2013)

screen resolution

BlackBerry Z10
1280 x 768
BlackBerry Z30
1280 x 720
Shots taken outdoors with plenty of lighting are decent enough to accept with their average details and subtle oversaturation, which sprinkles a bit of vibrancy to its shots.
BlackBerry Z30 | by PhoneArena (Oct, 2013)


BlackBerry Z10
Dual core
BlackBerry Z30
Dual core
Even better, the 720p display and dual core CPU don't impose big demands, so we had absolutely no trouble making it through a full day on a charge (8am to 10pm).
BlackBerry Z30 | by MobileTechReview (Jan, 2014)

camera resolution

It's an 8 megapixel camera with BSI, HDR, a fast f/2.2 lens and an LED flash.
BlackBerry Z30 | by MobileTechReview (Jan, 2014)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of BlackBerry Z10

Reasons to consider the
BlackBerry Z10

Report a correction
Lighter 138 g vs 170 g Around 20% lighter
Sharper screen 355 ppi vs 293 ppi More than 20% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Back view of BlackBerry Z30

Reasons to consider the
BlackBerry Z30

Report a correction
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Significantly more battery capacity 2,880 mA·h vs 1,800 mA·h 60% more battery capacity
Bigger screen 5" vs 4.2" Around 20% bigger screen
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.5 GHz Around 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Reviews Word on the street

BlackBerry Z10  vs Z30 

In good lighting, it takes lovely shots with pleasing colors and good contrast.
BlackBerry Z30

BlackBerry has done a pretty good job with the design of the Z30, introducing metallic accents, soft-touch plastic and solid build quality.
BlackBerry Z30

Load speeds are pretty similar over Wi-Fi, but a strong connection can see a second or so knocked off the desktop sites.
BlackBerry Z10


7.4 Out of 10
7.8 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


BlackBerry Z10  vs
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super AMOLED
Size 4.2" 5"
Resolution 1280 x 768 1280 x 720
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 355 ppi 293 ppi


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No No


Operating system Blackberry OS 10.2 Blackberry OS 10.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store BlackBerry App World BlackBerry App World
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 120,000 apps 120,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

BlackBerry Z10  vs
Weight 138 g 170 g
Thickness 9 mm 9.4 mm
Size 65.6 x 130 x 9 mm 72 x 140.7 x 9.4 mm


Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.7 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 4G
LTE (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Standby time 19,008 min 23,040 min
Capacity 1,800 mA·h 2,880 mA·h
BlackBerry Z10
Report a correction
BlackBerry Z30
Report a correction


comments powered by Disqus