Head-to-Head: BlackBerry Z10 vs. Apple iPhone 5

Bottom Line

The iPhone 5 has been selling since September with hundreds of thousands of available apps; the BlackBerry Z10 is set for wide availability in March, and will present about 70,000 apps for download in its BlackBerry World app store. Putting its research in motion, the company formerly known as RIM built a device that spec-for-spec is worthy of the competition it will face. What remains to be seen is whether its legions of loyal corporate followers remain or return to the platform, and whether BlackBerry software -- front end and back -- will be up to the task.

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