BlackBerry OS6 is now official. A new web browser, multi-touch support and re-skinned user interface are just part of the new goodies.
Today at the Wireless Enterprise Symposium, RIM's CEO Mike Lazaridis went ahead and lifted the curtains on the BlackBerry OS 6.0.
After the quiet unveiling of the new Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G, RIM have now prepared an energetic video ad for their new BlackBerry OS version.
Here is the official video ad itself:
There is still no detailed feature lists, but thanks to the leaked info we already know the major improvements - a new homescreen, pop-up menus, fluid transitions, a new WebKit-based HTML5-capable web browser, re-skinned media interface, multi-touch support and all-in-all better thumbability.
The new BlackBerry OS6 will be out sometime in Q3 this year and some older devices will be capable of upgrade. Still there is no info on the supported devices or the features package.
It looks like they are just trying to copy IOS as much as possible lol. Which isn't a bad idea, maybe if it's a little more like the iphone it will slow business users defection rate to the iphone
which one better, maemo or bb os? please someone tell me..
Well, tried BB before, what kept me from it was the bland interface. my view would probably change if RIM (finally) decided to freshen up their menus even up to the bottom layer (folders etc). But even if they really got much more attractive, I would...