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)

processor

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 tablets BlackBerry Z10

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Significantly 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

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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 

7.0
8.0
In good lighting, it takes lovely shots with pleasing colors and good contrast.
BlackBerry Z30

7.0
7.5
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

8.0
7.0
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

Overall

7.4 Out of 10
7.8 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

BlackBerry Z10  vs
Z30 
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

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

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

connectivity

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

form factor

BlackBerry Z10  vs
Z30 
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

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.7 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD

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

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
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)

battery

Standby time 19,008 min 23,040 min
Capacity 1,800 mA·h 2,880 mA·h
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