1. cgr1971's Avatar
    I currently have a Q10 and a Moto X. The Q10 has good call quality, but the Moto X is outstanding. After having really poor luck with a couple Z10's shortly after they were released, I moved over to a iPhone 5 for 8 months. The call quality and reception on the iPhone was really sub par. I finally had enough and bought a Moto X and a Q10. After running both, the Moto X beats my Q10 for call quality using both the handset and my Plantronics Voyager head set. I am not a big fan of Android and am trying to come back to BlackBerry, but call quality and reception as a telephone is my number one priority in a phone. I know the Z30 is supposed to have exceptional reception with the Paratek antenna. Has anyone used both the Q10 and the Z30? How does the call quality compare? Anyone used both the Z30 and the Moto X, how do they compare? I am on Verizon, any Verizon users tried both or all three?

    Thank you in advance.
    03-07-14 08:39 AM
  2. Mark LeGear's Avatar
    Hi there, I currently own a z30 and my brother owns a q10. I have had a chance to use both phones and would say they are similar in terms of call quality.

    I have never used a moto-x so can't comment there.

    If you are just buying a z30 for calling I would probably pass

    Posted via my Z30
    03-07-14 09:03 AM
  3. enik's Avatar
    I've still yet to find a phone with better call quality than the moto x, but with the Z30 having a similar radio setup it may come close!

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 09:47 AM
  4. Easy-G's Avatar
    All I can comment on is the Q10 and Z30. Both support HD audio cellular calls and sound great. BBM Voice calls are amazingly clear on both. The biggest difference would be in the speakerphone function. Z30 simply has a superior speaker. Q10 bottom-firing speaker is good as well, better than the Z10 IMHO, but can't top the Z30 stereo speakers. Plus there's the extra microphone, but I can't comment on its effectiveness.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 10:49 AM
  5. Easy-G's Avatar
    As for reception, I can't say first hand. I had read a report saying that the Z30 outperforms other handsets in northern Canada where reception is barely existent (often non-existent). I picked up my Z30 with the hope of improved performance when visiting home (to northern Canada), though haven't made a trip yet.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 10:53 AM
  6. BobWalker's Avatar
    I haven't tried the Moto X, but the antenna and radio technology on the Z30 is superb. BlackBerry to BlackBerry calls over HD are remarkable. It's hard to imagine anything better.
    03-07-14 12:09 PM
  7. legin111's Avatar
    Also keep in mind, if any other phone that your calling doesn't have HD calling, the call quality is not gonna be as good. Now when I call my wife's Q10 from my Z30, the call quality is amazing at how clear it is to and from. Even to other HD calling equipped phones it's phenomenal.

    From Z10 to Z30
    03-07-14 01:10 PM
  8. MikeLip's Avatar
    Moto X and Z30 call quality excellent. There isn't a lot to choose from there. Not so much speakerphone though. The Z30 is a little better there. But this is expected. But Moto and BB have great reputations for call quality. I suspect the data reception is a little better on the Z, but can't prove it. It just seems better. Dropouts seem to happen less often. But since I'm not keeping a log I can certainly be fooling myself on that so take it for what it's worth - unverified hearsay.
    03-07-14 01:21 PM
  9. MGO's Avatar
    Have Q10 and Z30. Much better call quality on Z30. Better signal too.
    03-07-14 09:33 PM

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