Some of the device's other unique features, such as BlackBerry Hub (all your messages and social media updates in one place) or BlackBerry Balance (keep work and personal data separate) didn't jump out as appealing to me.
Bottom line: If you're a BlackBerry diehard who is willing to move to the onscreen keyboard, the Z10 can become your new device without too much of a difficult transition. Other smartphone users are likely to stay with their preferred choice, especially as newer models (Galaxy S 4, next iPhone) come out later this year.
Grade: 3.5 stars (out of five).
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