Johannesburg — BLACKBERRY has introduced the new BlackBerry Z3 smartphone in South Africa.
The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone will be available to Vodacom customers in stores and online from mid July 2014.
The device has the recommended selling price of R2 999 and will also be available on the Vodacom Smart S plan at R249 per month.
The BlackBerry Z3 extends the BlackBerryÂ® 10 platform to a new generation of customers in South Africa and offers them more ways to connect, share and be productive with an experience built on reliable, secure communications.
The BlackBerry Z3 features a stylish design with a 5" touch display, an unrivalled messaging and typing experience, exceptional battery life, is equipped with BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2.1 and is Android app compatible.
"The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone gives users more ways to securely communicate and collaborate and extends the BlackBerry 10 platform experience to a new generation of South African customers at an attractive price point," said Yudi Moodley, Managing Director at BlackBerry for Africa.
Key features include BlackBerry Hub, BBM, BlackBerry Keyboard, Time Shift & Story Maker among other apps.