The device is powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8230) processor and 1.5GB RAM.

It has 8GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.

The Z3 has 2500mAh battery which delivers up to 15.5 hours talk time and up to 384 hours of standby time.

The smartphone also comes preloaded with BlackBerry Hub, BBM, Time Shift, Story Maker camera features and BB10 browser.