Very few tech products arrive with do-or-die fanfare, but the BlackBerry Z10 sure does. It's the phone that BlackBerry (the company formerly known as RIM) has staked its future on.
The Z10 offers a 4.2-inch 1280 x 768-resolution touch screen (gone is the QWERTY keyboard of BlackBerry's of yore), an 8-megapixel camera, 4G mobile broadband and 16GB of internal storage. It features the new BlackBerry 10 OS, which introduces several new features such as Hub, which lets you quickly swipe in and out of apps to check messages.
Reviewers liked the Z10, but noted that it was merely a competent phone, not a game changer. That was seen as being good enough for the BlackBerry faithful, as the Z10 finally brings them a handset on par with the Galaxy's and iPhones of the world (in many respects, at least). However, the barren app store, while not surprising, disappointed many reviewers who also noted that there simply wasn't anything in the Z10 worth junking your Android or iPhone over.
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