T-Mobile has confirmed to Reuters that the BlackBerry Z10 will launch on the carrier March 11th for business customers. T-Mobile declined to give a date for the consumer side launch, but said it would happen before the end of March.
T-Mobile will release the Z10 as one of the first LTE-ready devices on the network for $249 with a two-year commitment. The carrier has mentioned it hopes to be the first national carrier to launch the Z10, as referenced back in a February 7th article via Bloomberg. It was in that same article that T-Mobile mentioned the Z10 would go on a sale a week early for business customers.T-Mobile sees the arrival of devices like the Z10 a chance to win back business customers and increase their 5.5% market share of the business services market.
The BlackBerry Z10 features a 4.2” 1280×768 356ppi display, 8 megapixel camera, dual core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory expandable to 32GB, 1800mAh battery, and HSPA+ and LTE connectivity.