Blackberry z10 Buying Guides

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Blackberry z10 (BB z10) have 4 SKU (Stock Keeping Unit), each unit have their own region that those device can work well.

How to check BB z10 Hardware ID

There`s 3 ways to reveal BB z10 Hardware ID

  1. Hardware ID is printed at side.
  2. Using type
    1. Make sure word substitution is ON
    2. Type

      myver[space]

      you can type this in BBM

  3. From Setting
    1. Go to Settings
    2. Select About
    3. Choose General

Blackberry z10 Hardware ID

Model Hardware ID
Blackberry Dev Alpha 4002607
Blackberry z10 (STL100-1) 4002607
Blackberry z10 (STL100-2) 8700240A
Blackberry z10 (STL100-3) 8500240A
Blackberry z10 (STL100-4) 8400240A
Model Sub-Model CDMA GSM HSPA+ LTE Compatible Carriers Potentially Compatible
STL100-1 RFG81UW N/A G850, G900,
D1800, P1900
850, 900, 1900, 2100 N/A
STL100-2 RFH121LW N/A G850, G900
D1800, P1900
850, 900, 2100 850, 900, 1800, 2600 EE, 02, Vodafone Orange, TMO UK
STL100-3 RFK121LW N/A G850, G900
D1800, P1900
800/850, 1700, 1900, 2100 700, 850, 1700, 1900 Bell, Fido, Koodo, Rogers, Telus, Virgin, AT&T, T-Mobile Mobilicity, Wind
STL100-3 RFF91LW N/A G850, G900
D1800, P1900
800/850, 1900, 2100 700, 850, 1700, 1900 Bell, Fido, Koodo, Rogers, Telus, Virgin, AT&T, T-Mobile
STL100-4 RFA91LW C800, P1900 G850, G900
D1800, P1900
900, 2100 700 Verizon

note:

  1. CDMA and GSM Identifiers: C = Cell band; G = GSM; D = DCS; P =PCS
  2. HSPA+ bands use UTMS
  3. For STL100-4 / RFA91LW model does not specifically state support HSPA, only UMTS
  4. For T-Mobile specifically, RFF91LW is only HSPA+ compatible in areas where T-Mobile uses thje 1900mhz frequency (i.e.not only 1700mhz)

Blackberry z10 region by SKU

London (Z10STL100-1)
BB Z10 made for provider that not support LTE, Only 3G / 4G HSPA+
21Mbps HSPA+
Quad-band HSPA+ 1,2,5/6,8 (850/900/1900/2100 MHz)
Quad band EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)

Liverpool (Z10STL100-2)
BB z10 made for ueroph provider and all country that support 4G LTE
Quad band LTE 3, 7, 8, 20 (1800/2600/900/700 MHz)
Tri band HSPA+ 1, 5/6, 8 (850/900/2100 MHz)
Quad band EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)

Lisbon (Z10STL100-3)
BB z10 made for North America provider (AT&T, T-Mobile) and all Canada that support 4G LTE
Quad band LTE 2, 5, 4, 17 (700/850/1700/1900 MHz)
Tri band HSPA+ 1, 2, 5/6 (850/1900/2100 MHz)
Quad band EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)

Laguna (Z10STL100-4)
BB z10 made for CDMA Provider that support 4G LTE
LTE Band-13 (700MHz)
CDMA Cell-band and PCS-band (850/1900 MHz)
WCDMA Band-1 and Band-8 (2100/900 MHz)

The different between Blackberry Z10 4G HSPA+ and 4G LTE

  • Battery connector position, sim card slot and memory card slot
  • 4G HSPA+: Using TI OMAP processor4G LTE: Using Qualcom Snap Dragon processor
  • Every SKU have different Operating system version

different STL-1 and STL-2

Things that you must check before buy Blackberry z10

  • If camera can`t started, do not buy itu
  • If you see dead pixel in LCD, do not buy it
  • If no sound, do not buy it (make sure sound is not mute, settings -> sound & notification)

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