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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-09-20 19:52 from 7txk - click to readCan any1 tel me is da sound.when u playing music loud o not good?

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  • 2014-09-21 10:13
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> In reply to LoveBlackBerry @ 2014-09-19 11:03 from vGDG - click to readI will offer these remedies or suggested solutions or possible explanations to your issues:


1. "Phone hangs a lot" - This is very subjective, un-verified and I would say, may be an exceptional case. I have bought the Z3 and I am not having this "hangs a lot" issue. Am sure others do not have the same problem too.

2. "After long stand-by mode sound notifications does not work only LED notifies." How'd you know it did not sound off at all. Maximize the volume of the notifications. Maybe you haven't noticed.

3. "Screen integration is worst. When you rotate screen it does not readily modify." I would say that this performance is just the same, or even better, performance for other dual cores from Android. Please dont expect flagship performance from a mid-ranger.

4. "Skype call has worst experience with 30% of rectangular self image screen." This one I will give to you. Skype in BB10 is an android port and is not optimized for BB. I can only hope that the Skype app will be updated in future versions. For the time being, I really dont have much use for skype as I use BBM video call and the experience is much better than skype.

5. "I do not know what is wrong with sensors “shake” option on wechat does not work app keeps crashing." You do not buy a blackberry Z3 only to wechat, because you will have BBM which is optimized for the Z3. I of course can still use wechat for those friends which are on wechat and not on BBM. This should therefore not be a deal breaker if one is considering the Z3. You buy a Z3 for BBM PLUS wechat PLUS whatsapp PLUS viber PLUS Skype....PLUS many other messaging applications. The point is: you are getting much more compared to buying other phones in the price range.

6. "If I put memory card it does not show songs in music player, videos in video player but if you access from file manager it does. You cannot play music after a long stand by. Only a phone restart can fix this and this keeps repeating after every stand by mode" - Have you formatted your memcard? This is a case of compatibility with the memcard, not an issue on the phone hardware or software. I am not having this problem on my Z3.

7. "Apps keep crashing. I did install android apk and downloaded same apps which were on bbworld but it is even worse than this." Blackberry is not android. So please dont expect the same performance. If you are buying the Z3 for the android apps, then might as well just buy an Android. BUT, come BB 10 version 10.3 which will soon be released after the release of the Passport, there will be many improvements to the Blackberry-android integration. So I would sincerely encourage you to wait for 10.3, which is coming very soon.

"I took this to blackberry service center and they say there is nothing wrong with phone. All they told is "we are concerned about blackberry hardware and software and not apps"" - Please don't just believe the ignorance just like that. If you love the brand, there are many creative solutions, instead of listening to idiocy.

"buy two celkon slimmest android phones if you are not a brand freak like me for the same price gift one to your loved ones. i regret a lot buying this phone. shall demand for a refund now." - This is not an intelligent alternative at all. If you regret buying the Z3, then please let me know whether you will be happy with this celkon or the other brand/s you will be buying. I doubt that you will ever find satisfaction. You will keep on whining and whining. That is what you are a whiner.

DO NOT BUY THIS PHONE. - And why? What gives you the authority to say it? Just because you came up with your ignorant analysis? NO! BUY THIS PHONE! See, I can just say the exact opposite to what you were saying.

"BLACKBERRY Z3 IS SMARTEST AND LAZIEST PHONE. WHICH COULD ONLY BE GIFTED TO ENEMIES" - Umm, that is a bit confusing. Its a concluding statement that does not quite sum up what you were trying to say. Please improve your writing skills first before trying to convince people of your own opinion.

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  • 2014-09-21 09:53
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> In reply to gilda @ 2014-09-20 02:00 from stxN - click to readI bought a week ago... just an awesome phone.. i'm loving it

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  • 2014-09-20 19:52
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I got it today.plz tell me. How can I set vibration and ring both for incoming call.

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  • 2014-09-20 15:31
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what abt the processer dual core does it hang during runing heavy apps and games?
reply pls

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  • 2014-09-20 11:23
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I have been using for a month. it's very amazing

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  • 2014-09-20 11:00
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It is not a good phone after using for 15 days from the purchase day now the phone wont power on and the service center also not talking any action.

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  • 2014-09-20 09:19
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I like z10 but prefer my z2

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  • 2014-09-20 02:51
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> In reply to LoveBlackBerry @ 2014-09-19 11:03 from vGDG - click to readI have a z3 and do not have any of the problems that you mentioned. Perhaps a software update/re install will help you?

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  • 2014-09-20 02:00
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Z3 is dope' Contains everything juss love it.'

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  • 2014-09-20 01:42
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Friends i want to purchase new smartphone and i am confuse now between moto g2 and blackberry z3
Which is good in camera,fast,not hanging,and much better..

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  • 2014-09-19 20:24
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> In reply to sohaan @ 2014-09-17 08:20 from X0Tq - click to readTo reset...press and hold the up and down volume buttons (not the middle one) simultaneously for few seconds...

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  • 2014-09-19 18:57
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> In reply to LoveBlackBerry @ 2014-09-19 11:03 from vGDG - click to readI was using z3 for the past 2 and half months and I am very happy with this mobile...it got hanged twice...slightly heats when watching videos online...no problem with memory card.. the default video player does not support some formats so I have installed android vlc player and some other apps of android which are working fine...browsing speed is awesome...I get a good one day battery life for moderate usage..agree with the BlackBerry World apps need a lot of updates esp Fb...yes the os needs some improvements and which os is perfect than...and plz don't compare with cheap phones...this mobile is not for entertainment purpose mind you...im in love with my BlackBerry...

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  • 2014-09-19 18:51
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> In reply to Aljin @ 2014-09-18 18:23 from sSNW - click to readIt does not need special nt pack bro...

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  • 2014-09-19 18:33
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Z10 is much better than z3...i'm using z10 since 10 months,never found any problems...z3 is just a good looking device...

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  • 2014-09-19 16:08
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It has gorilla glass?

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  • 2014-09-19 14:15
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> In reply to LoveBlackBerry @ 2014-09-19 11:03 from vGDG - click to readSir does BB z3 app run without BB plan can I download and use BB and andriod app withought special BB plan please tell me

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  • 2014-09-19 14:10
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i am a big fan of blackberry here is a genuine review of this phone.

I HAVE NOT ADDED SIM YET. Well that does not make a difference when the phone is smart here are problems with BlackBerry Z3. It has been 4 days and both pros and cons are mentioned

Best about BBZ3

BB_HUB
bb hub screen is where all apps are integrated you don't have to swap between apps to check messages

"single screen multi notifications"

WHATSAPP
unlike android and wp8.1 bb has come up with a instant notifier where whatsapp msgs can be replied just by hitting on reply. it does not change app it masks current app and sends MSG with out app swapp

"No-App-Swap"

TOUCH AND SENSITIVITY
touch is amazing on this phone. it feels so good and smooth.its a complete multi gesture phone with no home, back, search buttons.have not seen this in any budget phone.

"No Buttons Attached"

HARDWARE
SPEAKER
good speaker it does not buzz on full volume as in lumia 625 // micromaxx doodle etc... and music can be clearly herd unlike in other phones with rear side speaker when placed with screen upwards.

"micro Dts"

VOLUME ROCKER

The best part about this is on a long press it acts like a next button (vol up) or previous button (vol down) there is a dedicated voice control button acts like play/pause button when music is on.
"MULTI TASKING BUTTONS"

BATTERY
compared to other phones this has good battery life. three hours of skype call on lumia runs out of battery, on a android it was about one and half to two hours but this phones battery got reduced to 60% in one and half hour skype call. on stand-by mode with after skype call it got reduced to 49% in 9 hours
“LUMIA , MOTO G > BLACKBERRY Z3 > OTHER BUDGET ANDROID PHONES” –my opinion.
It has good camera but a bad camera app with a LED flash, Noise cancellation at the rear side. Back panel with good grip it has GORILLA GLASS screen guards not required. U can integrate android apps bu installing a android apk from www.1mobile.com

WORST PART

1. Phone hangs a lot

2. After long stand-by mode sound notifications does not work only LED notifies.

3. Screen integration is worst. When you rotate screen it does not readily modify.

4. Skype call has worst experience with 30% of rectangular self image screen

5. I do not know what is wrong with sensors “shake” option on wechat does not work app keeps crashing

6. If I put memory card it does not show songs in music player, videos in video player but if you access from file manager it does. You cannot play music after a long stand by. Only a phone restart can fix this and this keeps repeating after every stand by mode

7. Apps keep crashing. I did install android apk and downloaded same apps which were on bbworld but it is even worse than this

I took this to blackberry service center and they say there is nothing wrong with phone. All they told is "we are concerned about blackberry hardware and software and not apps"

buy two celkon slimmest android phones if you are not a brand freak like me for the same price gift one to your loved ones. i regret a lot buying this phone. shall demand for a refund now.

DO NOT BUY THIS PHONE.

"BLACKBERRY Z3 IS SMARTEST AND LAZIEST PHONE. WHICH COULD ONLY BE GIFTED TO ENEMIES"

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  • 2014-09-19 11:03
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bb is going to stop the buisyness from india?

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  • 2014-09-19 05:56
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When I bought was good, but I face many problems:
1. Voice clarity many times
2. Signal disable while talking most of times
3. Data storage in phone only not in memory card
4. Flip cover not available till now,
Thus, I recomend to new buyers to buy safely.
contact: 98101 73406

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  • 2014-09-19 05:25
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