Updated 8 Jun 2017

BlackBerry

Z30

Snapshot: The BlackBerry Z30 has 4G capability, a memory card slot and a 720x1280 screen. How does it rate?

Z30
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$295

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Test results

Overall score
65
Reception
?/10
Calling
?/10
Texting
?/10
Camera quality
?/10
Battery life
?/10

Good points

  • Reception is good.
  • Very good for texting.
  • Good for calling.
  • Has a memory card slot.
  • OK camera resolution.

But

  • Only just OK camera.
  • Heavy.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Functionality (18%) is based on reception, battery life, connections, memory and sound quality.
Ergonomics (12%) includes ease of use, portability, durability and display quality.
Calling (12%)
Texting (13%)
Camera quality (20%) including video quality
Music player (10%)
Internet and email (10%)
GPS Navigation (5%)

Key data

Model

Avg price
$295
Operating system
BlackBerry OS 10

More test results (/10)

Ergonomics
6.9
Internet and email
6.6
Handset capabilities
7.0
Music player
7.6
Video quality
6.0
Synchronisation
9.4
GPS navigation
4.7

Specifications

Size
Large
Dimensions W x L x H (mm)
72 x 141 x 9
Weight (g)
171
Screen resolution (pixels)
720 x 1280
Screen size (inches)
5

Features

Touchscreen
Memory card slot
Dual-SIM
×
4G compatible
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
GPS receiver
Compass
FM radio

Camera

Camera resolution (MP)
8
Built-in flash