Rogers will be the first Canadian carrier to feature the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone on April 30th.

The Q10 sports the famous BlackBerry keyboard and will run on the speedy 2600-megahertz LTE spectrum for the expected cost of $199.99 with a three-year contract. Rogers will be offering the device in both black and white.

The latest BlackBerry smartphone will come with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM plus 16GB of internal storage, and feature a 3.1-inch display with a resolution of 720×720. It's also equipped with an 8MP camera that shoots 1080p HD videos.

"Being a Rogers customer means you have access first to what's next in mobile technology. We're excited to be the first to offer Canadians a choice of the black or limited-time exclusive white BlackBerry Q10, enabled to run on our blazing fast 2600 MHz LTE spectrum," said John Boynton, executive vice president of marketing and chief marketing officer, Rogers Communications.

Boyton adds: "As we invest in innovative 2600 MHz-enabled devices, Rogers customers will continue to enjoy an enhanced, superior wireless experience versus any other carrier."

Current Rogers wireless customers can reserve this device now on the Rogers Reservation System and pre-orders for new customers will be available today at .Please discuss this further in our Rogers Wireless forum.