The BlackBerry Z10 has just completed a month under market circulation, and its maker has already prepped up a software update for its flagship device. Announced to be rolling out through certain carriers currently, this upgrade is supposed to hit remaining networks around the world during the weeks to come. A number of fresh features as well as improvements to the existing ones make their way into this download.
Firstly, the BlackBerry handset gets improved performance for apps made by third party developers. Revealing that the applications will now run fast and smooth, the company also went on disclose that the much awaited Whatsapp Messenger should be released for the device in March itself. Besides this, it has also come to light that some of the phone’s important traits such as Gmail calendars, BlackBerry Hub and the importing of contacts from online sources have also receive tweaks.
Even the device’s camera hasn’t missed out on additions, as the company has granted optimizations for it to click better pictures in low-light situations. Video-viewing in the browser is all set to be an enhanced experience as well, with a number of enhancements making their way to it through this update. Lastly, over 60 battery-saving improvements have been added to the handset, supposedly granting it a longer average usage per charge cycle.
Launched in Europe, Canada and India, but still to make its way to the US officially, this new BB 10-equipped smartphone carries on its front a 4.2-inch capacitive touchscreen that can conjure up a resolution of 768 x 1280 pixels. Sized at 130mm x 65.6mm x 9mm, it has its weight set at 137.5 grams. An 8MP camera sits on its rear for owners to click pictures and record videos in HD. And moreover, there’s even a 2MP front snapper that forms part of its attributes.
The BlackBerry Z10 update is up and running through certain carriers right now, and should hit others networks in the coming weeks. Sized at a good 150MB, it can be downloaded over the air via a notification that will appear when the content is available. Manually, it can found by hitting the Check for Updates tab in the Software Updates section of the device’s Settings app.