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78 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The BlackBerry Z10 is a better-than-good, but far-from-great smartphone.

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Pros
  • Nice display
  • Solid build quality
  • Removable battery
Cons
  • Limited app selection
  • Slow boot and shutdown
  • Underpowered speaker

Reviews

71
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 27
81
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 38
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
BlackBerry
Screen size
4.222
Internal memory
161
Camera
Yes
Talk time
3G
Carriers (US)
Verizon / Alltel

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78 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

78
 

User Reviews

80
craigasian
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
80
ivanp62
Best smartphone
70
suixindct
not bad
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