Friday 12 April 2013 – Kingston, Jamaica: Digicel today launched the new BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone powered by BlackBerry® 10 in the Caribbean. The new BlackBerry Z10 is the first BlackBerry smartphone to launch with the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform, giving customers a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience. The BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is the fastest and most advanced BlackBerry smartphone yet, and offers a smarter experience that continuously adapt to a customer’s needs.
The new BlackBerry Z10 will be available in Digicel stores across the Caribbean from Tuesday 23rd April.
Digicel Group Chief Commercial Officer, Brian Finn, said, “Digicel keeps its customers on the cutting-edge by offering the latest handsets that suit any lifestyle and budget. With the launch of the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, customers will experience the latest in BlackBerry smartphone technology – enabling them to create and share extraordinary moments with their friends and family using Digicel’s fast and reliable 4G mobile network.”
“The BlackBerry Z10 smartphone delivers a powerful new platform for BlackBerry customers. Combined with Digicel’s 4G mobile networks and data plans, BlackBerry Z10 customers will be delighted with a re-invented communication experience, seamless multitasking, easy access to multiple social networks, and the peace of mind that BlackBerry security gives them,” said Carlo Chiarello, Executive Vice-President, Global Smartphone Business at BlackBerry.
BlackBerry 10 is a robust and reliable platform that is smooth and responsive. It has a modern design and a gesture-based interface that is highly discoverable. With BlackBerry 10, every feature, every gesture, and every detail is designed to keep customers moving and includes advancements such as:
• Peek and Flow into the BlackBerry Hub – A new mobile computing paradigm where what matters to customers is always only one swipe away
• Keyboard – Understands and adapts to customers, so they can type faster and more accurately
• BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger) – Allows customers to share things with the people that matter to them in an instant
• BlackBerry® Balance™ technology – Protects what is important to cust