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BlackBerry media

Photos and videos

BlackBerry devices make it easy to capture those spontaneous moments and take them with you wherever you go

How does it work on your BlackBerry smartphone?

Take stunning pictures using the camera on your BlackBerry® smartphone, with features like digital zoom, built-in flash, autofocus and up to 8 MP1. You can also record standard and HD2 video clips, and instantly share them via email, BBM™, Bluetooth® or BlackBerry® Tag3 with NFC technology.

With Time Shift mode on BlackBerry 10 smartphones, you can pinpoint and adjust exact moments of your picture to create the perfect shot. Weave those moments together with BlackBerry® Story Maker to create a movie in just a couple of swipes.

How does it work on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet?

Enjoy sharp, beautiful pictures when you use the 5 MP rear-facing camera with digital zoom and image stabilization on your BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet. Or take a self-portrait with the 3 MP forward-facing camera. You can also record HD video clips with 1080p resolution or use your video camera for face-to-face video chats between PlayBook tablets.

Table hacks

Take your photos and videos to a whole new level with great apps

Software for syncing with your computer

Your music, photos and videos go with you

How does it work?

Syncing your desktop music, photo and video collections with your BlackBerry smartphone or tablet is quick and easy.

For BlackBerry 10 devices

With BlackBerry® Link software, your music, photos, video and files can all be synced and shared between your BlackBerry® 10 devices and your PC or Mac.4

For PlayBook tablets and smartphones with BlackBerry 7.1 OS or earlier

With the BlackBerry® Media Sync5 component in BlackBerry® Desktop Software, you can sync your organizer, music, photos and media files from your Mac or PC to your PlayBook tablet or smartphone with BlackBerry 7.1 OS or earlier.

Music & video apps

Take your music with you everywhere

How does it work?

Download music and video apps to take your favorite songs and videos with you on your BlackBerry device.


Listen to your music at home, in the car or on the go

How does it work?

With BlackBerry accessories like the BlackBerry® Premium Stereo headset for your smartphone, you can listen to your music, podcasts and other multimedia, anytime, anywhere. And with the BlackBerry® Music Gateway, you can wirelessly play music to your home stereo or car stereo from your PlayBook tablet, smartphone or computer6.

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    Available features vary by smartphone.

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    HD video recording is available on the BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900/9930, BlackBerry® Torch™ 9850/9860, BlackBerry® Torch™ 9810 and Porsche Design P'9981.

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    Requires an NFC enabled BlackBerry smartphone running BlackBerry 7.1 OS or BlackBerry 10 OS.

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    Requires iOS 10.6 or Windows XP SP3 or higher. Some content may not be transferable according to DRM restrictions.

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    For BlackBerry Media Sync to work your media enabled BlackBerry smartphone must be connected to your computer via a USB cable. Certain music files may not be supported by the media player, including incompatible file types and files that contain digital rights management technologies. BlackBerry Media Sync is compatible with devices featuring BlackBerry® Device software v4.2 or higher. Devices that do not feature built-in mass storage capabilities (significant amounts of on-board memory) will require a microSD card to be properly inserted. BlackBerry Media Sync is compatible with 32-bit editions of Windows® XP Service Pack 2 AND 64 and 32-bit editions of Windows Vista™ which requires iTunes version 7.7.1 or higher. Not compatible Windows 2000. Mac OS 10.4 and 10.5 require iTunes version 7.7.1 or higher. All applicable charges will still apply for the purchase of music from iTunes.

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    Smartphone, tablet or device must support A2DP and AVRCP Bluetooth profiles.