BlackBerry Introduces Stylish, 5" All-Touch BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Designed for Customers in Indonesia

BlackBerry Introduces Stylish, 5" All-Touch BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Designed 
for Customers in Indonesia 
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FOR: BlackBerry 
NASDAQ SYMBOL:  BBRY
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FEBRUARY 25, 2014 
BlackBerry Introduces Stylish, 5" All-Touch BlackBerry 10 Smartphone
Designed for Customers in Indonesia 
BlackBerry Partnership with Foxconn Inspires the Affordable New BlackBerry Z3
Smartphone 
BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwired - Feb. 25, 2014) - Mobile World Congress 2014 -
BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile
communications, today announced the BlackBerry(R) Z3 smartphone, a new
all-touch BlackBerry(R) 10 smartphone designed with Indonesian customers in
mind. Made for the next generation of BlackBerry customers in Indonesia, and
customized with local apps and content, the stylish new BlackBerry Z3
smartphone features a modern design with a 5" display, long lasting
battery and comes with BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2.1. 
"We are excited to introduce the new BlackBerry Z3, the first smartphone
to emerge from our strategic partnership with Foxconn, which was announced in
mid-December, 2013," said John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO at
BlackBerry. "The BlackBerry Z3 embodies all that BlackBerry 10 offers,
with its exceptional productivity features and reliable communications, in a
stylish, all-touch design made affordable for customers in Indonesia." 
"BlackBerry is beloved in Indonesia and its loyal fans have made it a
popular smartphone brand. This is why we are so proud to be able to help bring
BlackBerry even closer to Indonesia with a fantastic product that will be
accessible to even more Indonesians. This is only the beginning of what we know
will be a long and fruitful partnership between Foxconn and BlackBerry,"
said Terry Gou, Founder and Chairman, Foxconn. 
The new BlackBerry Z3 smartphone is customized with access to local apps and
Indonesian content and comes with the latest BlackBerry 10 OS, version 10.2.1,
that will make the things you do every day faster and easier. Key features
include:  
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--  BlackBerry(R) Hub - The ever present BlackBerry Hub lets you access all 
your work and personal email, BBM(TM), text messages, social media 
updates and notifications in one place, with the ability to "peek" into 
the BlackBerry Hub from anywhere, so you're always only one swipe away 
from what matters to you. The Hub can be customized to identify priority 
messages and to filter the message list by various criteria that you can 
then activate with a simple pinch gesture.  
--  BBM - BBM on the BlackBerry Z3 smartphone includes all the latest 
features of the popular mobile social network, customized for 
Indonesians. You get BBM voice and video chatting with Screen Share and 
support for BlackBerry Natural Sound, letting you hear nuances and 
variations in tone in a BBM Voice chat, and making the conversation 
sound like you're in the same room. BBM Channels features a variety of 
Indonesian channels as well as a package of BBM stickers that have been 
specially designed by an Indonesian artist.  
--  BlackBerry Keyboard - The BlackBerry Keyboard learns what words you use 
and how you use them, then offers them up to you so you can type faster 
and more accurately. It gives you the best Bahasa Indonesia typing 
experience on a touchscreen, complete with multi-language support that 
lets you type in up to 3 different languages at the same time.  
--  Time Shift & Story Maker - The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone's astonishing 
Time Shift camera feature lets you capture a group shot where everyone 
is smiling with their eyes wide open. You can also use Story Maker to 
bring a collection of photos and videos together, along with music and 
effects, to produce an HD movie that you can instantly share on YouTube. 
--  BlackBerry 10 Browser - The BlackBerry 10 browser sets the industry 
benchmark for HTML5 performance on smartphones, and is incredibly fast, 
with fluid and responsive scrolling and zooming. The browser includes 
many advanced features, supports multiple tabs, lets you browse sites 
privately, includes a reader mode, and integrates with the platform for 
easily sharing content. You can even save web pages for later viewing. 
--  Instant Previews & Reply Now - Be more timely and responsive with 
Instant Previews that bring BBM, SMS and email message to you no matter 
what you are doing on your BlackBerry Z3 smartphone. You can even reply 
to your BBM or SMS messages in any app, or swipe to the BlackBerry Hub 
to respond. If you get a phone call that you can't answer right way, you 
can instantly silence the call and send a Reply Now response through 
BBM, SMS or email to let the caller know you're busy.  
--  Fast, Easy Sharing - The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone learns how you share 
and who you share with, helping you reduce the number of steps and 
amount of time it takes to get your files, photos, or documents to where 
they need to go. Touching "share" in any app provides suggestions on who 
and how to share your files based on who you've shared with in the past, 
and the feature only gets smarter the more you use it. 
--  FM Radio - The new BlackBerry Z3 includes a built-in FM radio. You can 
listen to local FM stations, which does not require any network 
connection.  
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The new BlackBerry Z3 smartphone is expected to be available from leading
carriers and retailers in Indonesia in April. Further details on pricing and
availability will be announced at launch.  
For more information about BlackBerry 10, visit
www.blackberry.com/blackberryz3.  
About BlackBerry  
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry(R) revolutionized the
mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to
inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by
continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. Founded in 1984 and
based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America,
Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The Company trades under the ticker
symbols "BB" on the Toronto Stock Exchange and "BBRY" on
the NASDAQ. For more information, visit www.blackberry.com.  
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INDUSTRY:  Telecom - Networking, Telecom - Telecommunication Equipment, Telecom
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