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Specs leak for Verizon-bound BlackBerry Laguna

30 September, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Specs leak for Verizon-bound BlackBerry Laguna - read the full textRIM is completely renovating its BlackBerry OS in its BB10 release and its new gesture-based UI. The Canadians also developed hardware that should stands up to BB OS 10s biggest competitor, Windows Phone 8. A leaked specs sheet details the BlackBerry Laguna for Verizon, an L-series device...

 

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> In reply to Android Fanboy 4.0.4 @ 2012-10-01 07:30 from t1$E - click to readLagphone fan goes around into every single thread possible at least on Gsmarena if not more just to say that I O lag and lagphone are so perfect because they never lag and and that lagdroid lags and thats all it can do. To me sounds like they are exceedingly jealous.

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  • 2012-10-01 10:51
  • q8Q8

> In reply to Windows Phone Fan @ 2012-10-01 09:37 from PZUm - click to readAndroid never lags even once. Just the same as IOS and WP have never ever ever lagged. No OS lags. We live in a perfect world where all computers run 10000000000% perfect! Our lives are perfect :)

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  • 2012-10-01 10:49
  • q8Q8

> In reply to MCRL @ 2012-10-01 10:33 from PGfx - click to readBecause claiming that all other os's lag bad is all anyone can do to cover up themselves from being butthurt that their precious windows phone and ios devices lag as well rather than just admit it.

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  • 2012-10-01 10:48
  • q8Q8

Wether it's a BB or Android, they keep on complaining about that lag issue, I donlt know what they are doing on their phone. I've been using BB for almost 3 years now and never experice that lag issue specially on OS7, even though my memory is almost full.

BB10 is coming, well at least another choice of mobile phone in the market.



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  • 2012-10-01 10:33
  • PGfx

I like this better than Boring and Flat wp !!!

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  • 2012-10-01 10:25
  • M1wT

> In reply to brent @ 2012-10-01 09:45 from wHrT - click to readmy bad..it is IV-A

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  • 2012-10-01 09:46
  • wHrT

> In reply to Triple x @ 2012-10-01 01:36 from t7Xh - click to readRegion IV-B to be exact..

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  • 2012-10-01 09:45
  • wHrT

> In reply to s3 @ 2012-10-01 08:04 from YMaG - click to readForced overclocked quad to 1.7GHz
custom kernel
with only a few apps installed
after a factory reset
and not using touch wiz

Well,even then hard to believe.
No lag you say?

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  • 2012-10-01 09:37
  • PZUm

why cant everybody see that what RIM accomplishes in perfecting the BB10 OS?
this could bridge the simplicity of WP and functionality of android or ios..

of course, bb platform still needs a lot, i mean A LOT of decent apps to survive

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  • 2012-10-01 09:34
  • uCbi

I use BB 9700 (work phone) and an iPhone 4s (private).
Honestly, BB 10 has to be much better than iOS, otherwise I would never even look at a BB 10 device.
iOS is so much more software, you can surf the net, etc.
BB is crap, only good for e-mail and to call, that's all.
I really hope RIM understands importance of having a really WOW OS, far better than iOS, otherwise...R.I.P.

P.S. And the price has to be far lower than iPhone 5, otherwise I will always choose an iPhone.

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  • 2012-10-01 09:22
  • NIH0

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-01 06:41 from Y}MF - click to readHi anonymous you are familiar to me? If u dont mind can I ask something? Are u the popular anonymous hacker here in the philipines?? : )

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  • 2012-10-01 09:18
  • 7XaA

> In reply to nico @ 2012-09-30 21:04 from 3sE3 - click to readNot gonna happen if you're hoping for some buyback rebates. Outside of NA this isn't normal practice and to top it all off I don't think RIM will be willing to set aside the cash. And that's assuming if partnering telcos are willing to foot the bill which is highly unlikely. RIM just lost $235mill in this latest quarter and that's on if you look at current BB lineup's OVERPRICED RRPs. Even the offset didn't cut that loss down.

This is 1 of the reason(s) why I criticize the ridiculous BB7 stopgap measure. By stopgap I meant that the BBs affected should have been well specced enough to at least be capable to run the earliest BB10 builds. And I don't even use a BB! These BB7 devices literally rendered obsolete MONTHS later via the CEO's own declaration that there's ZERO upgrade path from BB7 to BB10.

I'm a fairly level headed Android user who thinks that loyal BB users deserve far better treatment.

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  • 2012-10-01 08:17
  • IV{5
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> In reply to Ummm @ 2012-09-30 16:21 from fpJZ - click to readMainly 2 android trollies are here 1)windows phone fan 2) guy named isj5 who didn't even touch an android but windows phone fan has owned an htc one x in his dream.lol! Both are ignorants and trash talkers.They are talking not from their experience but by the troll words heard from somewhere!

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  • 2012-10-01 07:30
  • t1$E

im happy for blackberry, but they shouldnt have their hopes up, especially in this kind of economy where even windows phone is still having a hard time reaching more users worldwide despite the fast growth of apps, while people are being brainwashed by apple and seduced by androids openness. confidently speaking 'we're gonna be the 3rd platform' is unlikely, but possible. with windows phone having varieties from different oems, and with oems tech and marketing schemes implemented (eg. beats, pureview, design), its clear that blackberry wont stand against this. specs are on par with wp8 devices, but despite the variety of the phone, well. good luck bb.

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  • 2012-10-01 06:41
  • Y}MF

> In reply to Jean- formerly Mohd @ 2012-09-30 15:47 from MDVw - click to readIf that's the case why are so many new android high end phone have at least 2gb RAM and quad core processors and am talking about devices with HD screen and not qhd display or less

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  • 2012-10-01 06:39
  • 4fLD

> In reply to Jean- formerly Mohd @ 2012-09-30 17:43 from MDVw - click to read"So he has not the rightto bash perfect jellybean"

Yes it's perfect ,Lag is now fixed. (ICS was perfect as well i've heard)

Those that post video of it still lagging on youtube or say it still lags are trolls or just using too many apps, or maybe haven't done a full reboot to clear out the cache properly. They have no right to show the lies.Jellybean is 100% perfect

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  • 2012-10-01 06:23
  • PZUm

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-01 05:10 from jnPH - click to readYes project butter (aka hide lag better) had nothing to do with users complaining that there os was still laggy after ICS. My bad, im so 'ignorant' to the "perfect OS" as well mr Yh0W

On the Apple thing, check out my user name.

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  • 2012-10-01 06:14
  • PZUm

> In reply to Ummm @ 2012-09-30 16:21 from fpJZ - click to readSo true.
I was a happy user of HTC Desire - Gingerbread.
No lags.
Now, my daughter use it, and she is happy, as well.

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  • 2012-10-01 05:54
  • PFx7

> In reply to Windows Phone Fan @ 2012-10-01 01:31 from PZUm - click to readYou talk for nothing, project butter was introduced because they have a valuable update to show, not like ios 6 where there is nothing tangible, I'm actually fed up of arguing with iPhone users, your all blinded and try to convince others that the iPhone 5 is innovative when we all clearly know that your insulting yourself by buying a "new" product that is simply old

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  • 2012-10-01 05:10
  • jnPH

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