Hardware features

The BlackBerry 10 OS does not support the following hardware features. Test your apps that use any of these features on a BlackBerry 10 device. Testing is needed to ensure that your app's usability and functionality are not negatively impacted by the lack of these features.

Category

Features

  • Face detection
  • White balance and focus areas
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Time-lapse video recording

BlackBerry 10 OS 10.2.1 does not support the following:

  • USB host/accessory and low-level control
  • Bluetooth Low Energy (supported in BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3 and later, but not in BlackBerry 10 OS 10.2 and earlier)
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • NFC (supported in BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3 and later, but not in BlackBerry 10 OS 10.2 and earlier)

Key configuration requirements

  • Five-way navigation keys
  • Hardware keyboard
  • Twelve-key keyboard
  • D-pad, trackball, or wheel navigation

Sensors, input, display, and others

  • Altimeter sensor
  • Low-latency audio pipeline (android.hardware.audio.low_latency)
  • Five or more simultaneous independent touch events (android.hardware.touchscreen.multitouch.jazzhand)
  • Multiple displays
  • SIM Info Access
  • PhoneStateListener
    • LISTEN_CALL_FORWARDING_INDICATOR
    • LISTEN_DATA_ACTIVITY
      • DATA_ACTIVITY_NONE
      • DATA_ACTIVITY_IN
      • DATA_ACTIVITY_OUT
      • DATA_ACTIVITY_INOUT
      • DATA_ACTIVITY_DORMANT
    • LISTEN_MESSAGE_WAITING_INDICATOR
  • SMSManager
  • SMSMessage
  • TelephonyManager
    • getDataActivity
    • getLine1Number
    • getSubscriberId
    • getVoiceMessageCount
    • getVoiceMailAlphaTag
    • getVoiceMailNumber


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