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BlackBerry CEO says most new phones will have keyboards

BlackBerry CEO says most new phones will have keyboards

08 January, 2014 | comments (74)

New management, new goals. BlackBerry's short flirtation with touchscreen-only phones will be taking a step back as new CEO John Chen says BlackBerry's new phones will "predominantly" have physical keyboards. BlackBerry will be returning to the...


Motorola DROID 5 with hardware QWERTY, 4.3

Motorola DROID 5 with hardware QWERTY, 4.3" 720p screen leaks

10 September, 2013 | comments (50)

QWERTY-packing smartphones may be in for a bit of a revival as photos of the Motorola DROID 5 leaked along with some specs. In the photos, the DROID 5 is next to the Motorola Photon Q and the leaked specs make it out to be a small upgrade over the...


BlackBerry Q10 cited to be a commercial failure by retailers

BlackBerry Q10 cited to be a commercial failure by retailers

30 August, 2013 | comments (172)

Phones with QWERTY keyboards have always been the strong suite of BlackBerry. Which is why when the company revamped their product portfolio with BB10 and the Z10, they decided to not forgo QWERTY phones altogether and launched the Q10 (and...


New BlackBerry 9720 brings QWERTY keyboard, old design

New BlackBerry 9720 brings QWERTY keyboard, old design

13 August, 2013 | comments (44)

Oh, BlackBerry! The company just announced the new BlackBerry 9720, a BlackBerry OS 7.1 phone with a 2.8" HVGA touchscreen and a hardware QWERTY keyboard. That's right, this isn't a Q5 alternative, just a leftover design (the Samoa that leaked a...


Low-end BlackBerry 10 device with QWERTY keypad leaks

Low-end BlackBerry 10 device with QWERTY keypad leaks

05 April, 2013 | comments (59)

After the Z10 and the Q10, a new BlackBerry 10 device has been uncovered. What you see below is known only as the R-Series for now but is supposedly an upcoming BB10 device. Like the Q10, the phone above has a full QWERTY keypad and a square...


BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images leak

BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images leak

27 December, 2012 | comments (88)

We are seeing a lot of BlackBerry 10 leaks off late, which is not surprising considering the official launch is just a month away from now. First we saw the full touchscreen L-series device couple of weeks ago. Then there was the N-series device a...


AT&T launches Pantech Renue QWERTY phone for $69.99

AT&T launches Pantech Renue QWERTY phone for $69.99

31 July, 2012 | comments (6)

AT&T has released a new budget phone from Pantech called the Renue. This feature phone runs on Qualcomm's BREW platform and has basic features such as 3.2-inch QVGA toucscreen display and a 3 megapixel rear camera. The Renue also has a...


BlackBerry Curve 9320 surfaces again in hands-on pictures

BlackBerry Curve 9320 surfaces again in hands-on pictures

26 April, 2012 | comments (32)

We have seen the BlackBerry Curve 9320 before being handled by BGR.in in India and once again we have some more hands-on pictures, this time from Sohoa in Vietnam. The phone looks similar to the recently announced Curve 9220 but features a...


Dell discontinues Venue and Venue Pro in the US

Dell discontinues Venue and Venue Pro in the US

29 March, 2012 | comments (13)

Dell had to retire the Streak last year owing to poor sales of the device but it seems that misfortune was being shared by its stablemates as well. Dell has now discontinued the sales of the Android-based Venue and the Windows Phone-based Venue Pro...


Motorola DROID 4 rumored to launch on February 9

Motorola DROID 4 rumored to launch on February 9

02 February, 2012 | comments (21)

We have been hearing and seeing the Motorola DROID 4 since October, last year and every time we felt we were closer to launch it got delayed further. While most expected the phone to go on sale in December, that clearly did not happen. Instead the...


Samsung planning to launch the dual-SIM version of Galaxy Y Pro

Samsung planning to launch the dual-SIM version of Galaxy Y Pro

14 December, 2011 | comments (49)

We received an anonymous tip today with a picture of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos, a dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Y Pro. Unfortunately for us, there was no additional information regarding the phone so we'll just go out on a limb...


Nokia inadvertently leaks a new S40 QWERTY phone

Nokia inadvertently leaks a new S40 QWERTY phone

26 October, 2011 | comments (22)

We're just a few hours away from the Nokia World keynote and while preparing for the event Nokia just let one of their unannounced handsets out in plain sight. The device has a QWERTY keypad and seems to be based on the S40 6th Edition...


BlackBerry 9380 and 9790 get officially announced, sort of

BlackBerry 9380 and 9790 get officially announced, sort of

16 October, 2011 | comments (15)

RIM has announced the new BlackBerry 9380 and 9790 smartphones. However, this is not your usual announcement, with detailed specs and press images. The announcement comes in the form of a blog post which was addressed towards the developer...


RIM announces BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370

RIM announces BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370

23 August, 2011 | comments (33)

RIM has just announced three new BackBerry phones. The 9350, the 9360 and the 9370 are part of the BlackBerry Curve range and are aimed at those seeking a BlackBerry phone under a tight budget. The three phones are mostly similar, with each...


Previously unseen Samsung Android slider to join AT&T

Previously unseen Samsung Android slider to join AT&T

26 July, 2011 | comments (71)

An official but never seen before picture of a Samsung Android QWERTY slider has leaked online. The mysterious smartphone is heading to AT&T and is supposed to pack latest generation hardware. According to BGR, the image you are looking at is...


New BlackBerries coming today, is it the Torch 2 and the Touch 9860?

New BlackBerries coming today, is it the Torch 2 and the Touch 9860?

26 July, 2011 | comments (23)

We know for sure there are new BlackBerries coming today - RIM took to Twitter and Facebook to generate some buzz over the upcoming BB OS 7 phones. Are they the Torch 2 9810 and Touch 9860? Well, leaked press shots of these two devices make them the...


BlackBerry Bold Touch demoed on video ahead of launch

BlackBerry Bold Touch demoed on video ahead of launch

26 July, 2011 | comments (15)

Verizon probably won’t be very pleased with this but it seems one of their web admins inadvertently ended up posting a video of an upcoming phone at the wrong place at the wrong time. So what was supposed to be a video of the BlackBerry 9650 ended...


BlackBerry Bold 9790 leaks again through tutorial videos

BlackBerry Bold 9790 leaks again through tutorial videos

25 July, 2011 | comments (24)

A couple of months after it was first spotted, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 is again peeking from under RIMs covers. Also known as the Bellagio, the Bold 9790 is similar to the Bold Touch 9900, with a touchscreen display, 8GB internal memory and running...


Motorola announced XT316 budget Android QWERTY phone

Motorola announced XT316 budget Android QWERTY phone

13 July, 2011 | comments (26)

Motorola has announced a new budget smartphone based on Android. The XT316 has a candybar form-factor and a full QWERTY keyboard and is likely to compete against the likes of the Nokia E5 and the BlackBerry Curve 3G. The XT316 has a 2.8 QVGA...


Orange to launch QWERTY Android phone in the UK

Orange to launch QWERTY Android phone in the UK

13 June, 2011 | comments (14)

Orange is going to launch a new Android based phone in UK. Called the Barcelona, the device will feature a 2.6-inch touchscreen display, below which is a full QWERTY keypad. On the back is a 3.2 megapixel camera. The Barcelona also has other...