04-16-14 09:45 AM
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  1. Mark Edward Carr's Avatar
    So what to do.

    I wanted to take a look at the z30 but no store near me (uk, wirral) has them in stock.

    I love the messaging and web browser on my z10, but limited on some apps like nowtv.

    I have started to look at the sony z2, but not sure if I could go back to android again, as I like the way bb10 works.

    Once you used bb10 for a few days you can see how much better the os is then anything out there. I dont want to keep pressing a home buttom and want really multi-tasking. I suppose the windows phones are the closest to bb10.

    Any idears, or where I could try a z30 phone.

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    04-15-14 10:22 AM
  2. sunny9900's Avatar
    find reviews on internet, watch 3D view, etc. Its just like Z10, just on steroids. You will like the build quality
    otherwise
    get a motoG, save money, stay happy.
    04-15-14 10:25 AM
  3. anon721037's Avatar
    Buy one on line,
    04-15-14 10:27 AM
  4. SUBLIMINALLYINCORRECT's Avatar
    I just got a note 3 last night for a warranty replacement on my galaxy s2. I own a z10 and its my daily driver. after using the note 3 for a bit i just realised its still JUST android but with a big screen. took the sim card out of the note and popped it back into my z10. BBOS 10 is just so much better than android's cumbersome workflow.

    Chen needs to continue pushing out touchscreen BBOS10 devices.
    anon721037 likes this.
    04-15-14 10:29 AM
  5. Thunderbuck's Avatar
    If you've enjoyed the Z10 that much, I will give you my personal guarantee that the Z30 is a worthwhile upgrade.

    If it makes you feel any better, I got mine sight-unseen when they launched. I'm pretty sure I had the first one in town (the store hadn't even properly received it yet). So I've had it since last fall, and if I have to wait another year for a new high-end touch handset, it's no hardship.
    04-15-14 10:29 AM
  6. Mark Edward Carr's Avatar
    I have to have a new phone as I need the 20gb data on ee 4g for watchinh nowtv, very poor broadband by me.

    So I get a new phone anyway.. so do I just buy the phone and sell it?!?

    Or move away from blackberry


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    04-15-14 10:29 AM
  7. Dunt Dunt Dunt's Avatar
    If you had a Z10... you should know what the Z30 will be like, same OS. Just with a bigger display (and better battery life).

    So the question really is what is more important to you... the Apps or the HUB.

    Sounds more like you need to try a Window Phone and maybe a newer Android to get a feel for how they differ from your experience with the Z10.
    kbz1960 likes this.
    04-15-14 10:32 AM
  8. Mark Edward Carr's Avatar
    Scale master I agree

    But I think androids are all pretty much the same, with just tweeks.

    I tried the s5 at the weekend and was not impressed.

    Microsoft is the same issue with apps

    Maybe its time to get rid of the playbook and and get an android tablet for watching tv.

    Whats the camera like on the z30

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    04-15-14 10:35 AM
  9. Mustafaskyrim's Avatar
    If you had a Z10... you should know what the Z30 will be like, same OS. Just with a bigger display (and better battery life).

    So the question really is what is more important to you... the Apps or the HUB.

    Sounds more like you need to try a Window Phone and maybe a newer Android to get a feel for how they differ from your experience with the Z10.
    No,upgrade to the z30, it's not just the hub that makes bb10 so much better than other OSes... you have an amazing fluid os and a better multitasking and a great battery life what would you want more than that?


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    04-15-14 10:38 AM
  10. zocster's Avatar
    Or like me I went Q10SQN100-3/10.2.1.2758. I feel so at home with BlackBerry 10 OS, so quick! And yeah my note 3 is still here. Using it for hangouts and credit card processing

    Sent from a mobile device via Tapatalk
    04-15-14 10:42 AM
  11. bluetroll's Avatar
    I had a Z10 and went to the Z30.

    It's much better.

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    04-15-14 10:47 AM
  12. BlackAsBerry's Avatar
    You will be happy with the Z10 or Z30 period :-)
    04-15-14 10:48 AM
  13. smart548's Avatar
    You won't find a better smartphone than the Z30. And I am not talking about 'specs', but about usability! Big screen, BIG BATTERY, Usb Host,every kind of connection(hdmi,miracast...), the better OS nowaday.. It is phenomenal and it is big enough for watching tv/movies..
    Winphones are a joke. Except for the camera maybe,even if I am not buying a smartphone for its camera. It has to be good enough and that's exactly what you get with a 30...

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    04-15-14 11:18 AM
  14. JeepBB's Avatar
    If you go for WinPhone, the Lumia 1520 is huge but loverleeeee.

    I have it on EE, 20GB/month too... works great, battery lasts all day, and HD screen is gorgeous!

    If you decide on the Z30, and order one online, be careful to get one that'll work in the UK. I may be wrong here, but I believe different regions use different LTE bands.
    kbz1960 likes this.
    04-15-14 11:54 AM
  15. dikku11's Avatar
    Scale master I agree

    But I think androids are all pretty much the same, with just tweeks.

    I tried the s5 at the weekend and was not impressed.

    Microsoft is the same issue with apps

    Maybe its time to get rid of the playbook and and get an android tablet for watching tv.

    Whats the camera like on the z30

    Posted via CB10
    Camera is same as z10(8MP)but there are features like usb otg(connect mouse or game controller).Also battery is high and Speakers are better and louder than HTC One(M7).4 microphones compared to 2 on z10.Also Z30 has Paratek antennas unlike Z10 which ensures you get signal even in Areas where you have signal outage
    04-15-14 12:31 PM
  16. Gatmyer's Avatar
    I see the nowtv app in google play via snap. You should download it and try it on your Z10
    04-15-14 12:38 PM
  17. JulesDB's Avatar
    My comeback from Z10 to Android (HTC One) was a disaster.

    So I changed it with a Z30 and I am so happy !

    04-15-14 12:39 PM
  18. kbz1960's Avatar
    I see the nowtv app in google play via snap. You should download it and try it on your Z10
    Probably like the xfinity app and will open but disappear as soon as you try to watch something.
    04-15-14 12:41 PM
  19. Mark Edward Carr's Avatar
    Properly best to just stick to a tablet for nowtv

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    04-15-14 02:23 PM
  20. Mike88888's Avatar
    If I were you I would try to purchase a Z30 online.

    Posted via CB10
    04-15-14 10:14 PM
  21. Mark Edward Carr's Avatar
    Have no problem getting one online.. just really unsure if I cant see it before hand.

    Would you buy a car without a test drive

    I think the main issues are

    1.size and how it feels
    2. Will the size be an issue in my pocket
    3. Camera, how much will I use it, or do a need a phone with a better camera.
    4 app development going forward

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    04-16-14 12:53 AM
  22. kbz1960's Avatar
    Have no problem getting one online.. just really unsure if I cant see it before hand.

    Would you buy a car without a test drive

    I think the main issues are

    1.size and how it feels
    2. Will the size be an issue in my pocket
    3. Camera, how much will I use it, or do a need a phone with a better camera.
    4 app development going forward

    Posted via CB10
    This is an issue when you can't test drive one. I wonder if enterprise customers get to try them before they buy them.
    04-16-14 05:35 AM
  23. mrfreeze's Avatar
    Here is a thread of pictures taken with the Z30.

    http://forums.crackberry.com/showthread.php?t=868517

    Posted via CB10
    04-16-14 05:41 AM
  24. mrfreeze's Avatar
    The Z30 is a little heavy, but I like the weight. I think it is a great device.

    My only gripe is the display is not very easily readable with a bright sun. Too dim.

    Posted via CB10
    04-16-14 05:43 AM
  25. Playbook007's Avatar
    Z30 + 64 gig media card is the only choice! If you want the best that is.

    Posted via CB10
    04-16-14 05:44 AM
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