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  NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY Marketwired  FOR: BlackBerry  NASDAQ SYMBOL:  BBRY TSX SYMBOL:  BB  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:   /T/  --  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.   /T/  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.   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