BlackBerry has been in the news quite a lot today, primarily because of their Live 2013 conference where they made a number of interesting announcements. This story, however, is about a rumored variant of the BlackBerry Z10 that has a 5 inch display and is currently being tested by the company in Canada. It is said to replace the current Z10 as BlackBerry’s flagship high-end BB10 smartphone.

Rumor has it that the display proportions will be similar to that of Samsung Galaxy S4. If true, this would certainly mean that BlackBerry wants to present a challenge to the likes of S4 and HTC One, though only upping the display won’t be enough. These smartphones have a far better hardware package that the Z10’s dualcore processor with 2GB of RAM can’t match. So it is being said that the new Z10 will not only have a bigger display and a bigger battery, it may also have a better processor such as the Snapdragon 600 or the currently unreleased Snapdragon 800 by Qualcomm. The device is reportedly going to be released in the next couple of months.

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Key SpecsOne (M7)Galaxy S4BlackBerry Z10
Announced On2013/02/012013/03/012013/01/01
Display Diagonal4.7" (11.94 cm)5" (12.70 cm)4.2" (10.67 cm)
Processor/Soc NameSnapdragon 600Exynos 5 Octa 5410Snapdragon S4 Plus
Street Price (Approx)~ $150
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~ $165
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Max. Total Storage Capacity64 GB128 GB80 GB
Megapixels4 Megapixel13 Megapixel8 Megapixel
Battery Capacity (mAh)2300 mAh2600 mAh1800 mAh
Complete product dataHTC One (M7) Full specs and detailsSamsung Galaxy S4 Full specs and detailsBlackBerry Z10 Full specs and details
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