Blackberry Q10 to be priced around Rs 50000 in India?

Are you waiting for the Blackberry’s next flagship, the Blackberry Q10? Be ready to burn a hole in your pocket. Most of the Blackberry lovers refrained themselves from buying Blackberry Z10 because it lacked a physical keyboard and they knew Blackberry Q10 is also on its way. It was also assumed that Blackberry Q10 would be priced more economically as it will feature a small screen. However, a recent listing of the device hints something different. Carphone warehouse, one of the most popular mobile seller in UK has listed Blackberry Q10 for GBP 579.95 which converts to approximately Rs 47650. If this listing has to be taken as a base, adding taxes and all the price might reach around 50k when the device is launched in India. Note that the Blackberry Z10 is selling for the best price of Rs 38999. Blackberry Z10 was launched along with Blackberry Q10 on Jan 30. Both are the first set of devices running on the newly released Blackberry 10 OS. Blackberry Q10 Specifications:

  • 3.1-inch, 720×720 pixels, 328 ppi, super AMOLED touch screen
  • BlackBerry 10 OS
  • 1.5GHz dual core Snapdragon processor with 2GB of RAM
  • 8MP Rear Camera, 2MP Front Camera
  • Internal Memory of 16GB expandable up to 64GB via Micro SD card
  • 2G, 3G, WiFi dual band, WiFi hotspot, NFC, GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth 4.0, USB, GPS with A-GPS
  • 1800 mAh Battery
The specifications set of Blackberry Z10 is impressive but did it justify the hefty price tag? Would you consider shelling out 50k for this device? Do let us know your views.
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