Livia Stroie
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The BlackBerry Q10 has been named "the best keyboard phone" by "The Telegraph". The BlackBerry Backup Extractor team is also excited to see this long-awaited product from BlackBerry reborn.

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Blackberry Q10 Specifications

  • Super AMOLED touchscreen, 720x720 pixels, 3,1 inches (330 PPI)
  • Wi-Fi, Dual Band, HSDPA, HSUPA, Bluetooth, NFC, microUSB 2.0
  • 8MP camera, 3264x2448, image stabilization, face detection
  • Video 1080@30fps, HDMI port
  • Dual-core CPU, 1,5 GHz Cortex-A9
  • GPS, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB storage (up to 32GB with MicroSD)

The BlackBerry Q10 will support many audio formats: MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player and DivX/XviD/MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 player video formats. If you have other types of videos, make sure to convert them with our Video Converter Software

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The BlackBerry Q10 keyboard, designed with traditional users in mind

The new Q10 keyboard with predictive input has been designed to make typing as easy and fast as possible and it will surely keep the loyal fan base of the BlackBerry happy. Take a little time and view some early designs of BB fans favourite QWERTY keyboard and see how it was built.

The phone features a glass-weave back with a stainless steel frame that spent years in development and will preserve the back cover finish by holding the phone off the surface it is resting on. The frame is also stainless steel, and the touchscreen (multi-touch!) has eliminated the traditional track pad and menu keys. The 3.1 inch display coupled with the keyboard gives way to better battery life, so the BlackBerry Q10 boasts with up to 14 days standby time (3G) and up to 13.5 hours talk time (3G).

BlackBerry Q10 prices and availability

The BlackBerry Q10 is proving to be a real hit according to Bloomberg, they note that the new QWERTY keyboard jewel is more appealing than the BlackBerry Z10. For BlackBerry, this could signal a comeback in the smartphone producers' spotlight. Note that the Z10 also sells like hot cakes, with one million units shipped in the first month on sale.

As for prices, the BlackBerry Q10 can be found in the UK for £579 sim-free at Carphone warehouse, while Vodafone give it away for free (on a two-year £36 contract, of course). In the US, we hear the price is $249 on a two-year contract.

Use the BlackBerry backup and restore function of Link to keep your data safe!

The BlackBerry Q10 will be working with BlackBerry Link, which replaces good old BlackBerry Desktop Manager. Be sure to make a BlackBerry backup to preserve all your info. Meanwhile, our software engineers are making efforts to bring the BlackBerry Backup Extractor to BlackBerry 10, so stay connected!

BlackBerry Desktop Manager backups can still be opened and data inside can be extracted with the BlackBerry Backup Extractor! Download the BlackBerry Backup Extractor and use it to extract from your .ipd and .bbb files!