BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) Z30 is expected to be the new device and first Phablet from BlackBerry, and leaked picture of the same has gone viral again. Contrary to prior assumptions of rollover of phablet as A10, now it looks that new BlackBerry phablet will launch as Z30. Supply chain solution company ETrade has leaked the pictures and has almost confirmed through these pictures that new phablet will be released as Z series device.


Previously, first images of Z30 were published on BGR and it was noticed that handset will come with 5 inch 720 HD display. BGR also noted that Z30 will be the last BlackBerry 10 phone from the company in 2013.

Expected specifications

According to the leaked images on ET Trade supply, the phablet will have a high definition display of 5 inches and a 2,800 mAh battery, as was talked about previously also. Along with other pictures, a photo of the phone’s id plate is also shown that is stamped with BlackBerry Z00, almost confirming that a Z series gadget is in process rather than an A series phone.

It is supposed that BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) Z30 will have 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor and an 8-megapixel rear snapper. Internal storage of the phone is expected to be 16GB, LTE connectivity, a 2,800 mAh battery, NFC, a microSD slot, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera and the BlackBerry 10.2 operating system.

Another site, Crack Berry also published the news and leaks over BlackBerry Z30 over the past few months, which is probably the upcoming high end BlackBerry smartphone that will be launched very soon. According to pictures posted on Crack Berry site Z30 will be somewhere between Z10 and Q5. The device will be a full touch display as rumored like BlackBerry Z10.

BlackBerry expected to come up with lower priced version

Other than BlackBerry Z30, it is expected that BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) will launch a lower priced version, called BlackBerry 9720 that would sit on 2011 OS version BB7, towards the end of this year. Further, the company is working on releasing the limited edition BlackBerry Z10 Porsche (P’9982)’ collector’s edition that has carbon fiber casing and is priced at $2,000.

It was speculated that BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) is coming up with ‘A’ series phones but it could not ignite any enthusiasm in the masses. May be developers and marketers at BlackBerry thought of renaming it Z30 in order to create the anxiety among the users.

 There are no updates regarding the launch date of the phone.