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BlackBerry Z3 Jakarta Edition smartphone heads to Indonesia May 15

BlackBerry Z3 Jakarta edition smartphone will launch this week as an Indonesian exclusive device with localized content and more

By: Shane McGlaun from May 13, 2014 @ 8:00 CDT

BlackBerry has gone official with a new smartphone that is specifically made for Indonesia. The smartphone is called the BlackBerry Z3, Jakarta Edition and is the first BlackBerry smartphone built for Indonesia. The device will land in stores in the country on May 15.


BlackBerry says the device will sell for IDR 2,199,100. It features a 5-inch display, long battery life, and an optimized Bahasa typing experience on the touchscreen. BlackBerry will offer a limited edition version of the device that is inscribed with "Jakarta" on the back. That special edition will only be available for a limited time.

The smartphone will have content that is exclusive to Indonesia with a special set of BBM Stickers with local characters and local BBM channels. The smartphone runs the BlackBerry 10 operating system version 10.2.1 for a new generation of customer.

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