BlackBerry 10: Re-designed, Re-engineered, and Re-invented
– No more RIM (Research in Motion) and renamed it to “Blackberry” as a company
– New phones available in the UK tomorrow, US & Canada by February Philippines estimated by March
– Alicia Keys is BlackBerry’s new Creative Director.
“This change from Research In Motion to BlackBerry comes at a defining moment in our company’s history,” said Thorsten Heins, President and CEO. “RIM created the first BlackBerry smartphone and changed the way millions of people around the world stay connected. We have used that same ingenuity and innovation to redefine mobile computing with BlackBerry 10. As we launch BlackBerry 10 around the world, now is the right time to adopt the iconic BlackBerry name.”
Blackberry 10 OS Features
“Blackberry Peek” for multitasking and checking notifications
“Blackberry Hub” – no “in and out” feeling, just “flow”
“Virtual Keyboard” – “writing on a glass screen with one thumb”
“Blackberry Balance” – split work and personal life without having to use two phones
“BBM” – BBM video chat, screen sharing feature,
“Blackberry Remember” – attach personal notes to any information; flag it, add links, etc.
“Blackberry Camera” – tap to focus, on the spot editing, attach personal notes
“Blackberry World” – 70,000 apps today, thousands added each week
Competes well in games, business, social, multimedia, entertainment features
BlackBerry unveiled the new BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones at events held simultaneously in New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Dubai, and Johannesburg. The new BlackBerry 10 smartphones are elegant and distinctive, and the fastest, most advanced BlackBerry smartphones yet.
“Today sees a re-invented BlackBerry launching an entirely new mobile experience,” said Thorsten Heins, President and CEO of BlackBerry. “We are thrilled to be introducing BlackBerry 10 on the new BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones, to deliver a faster, smarter experience that continuously adapts to your needs. Every feature, every gesture, and every detail in BlackBerry 10 is designed to keep you moving.”
Latest Blackberry 10 Handsets and its specs
– “Glass weave” back surface
– Competitive player for keyboard phones in today’s touchscreen market
– 4.2 inch display, 356 PPI dot pitch, 1280×756 resolution
– Textured back surface
– Black and white model
– All touch device
The new Blackberry 10 phone models look to be promising with lots of features offered by their own Blackberry OS.
Prices of the Blackberry 10 phones vary from mobile carriers in which they are purchase with contract but more or less the estimated price will be 31k pesos, so it is not a cheap phone to own and will need lots of reviews and feedbacks from the actual users to experience it if it will meet or exceed their expectations.