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BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 unveiled, first BB10 smartphones

30 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 unveiled, first BB10 smartphones - read the full textRIM (well, BlackBerry now) has opened a new chapter in the history of its platform with the release of its first to BB10 OS devices, the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10.The new OS is centered around touch gestures, even the Q10, which has a hardware QWERTY. The BlackBerry Z10, however, joins the ranks of...

 

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UK first?! LOL
What about Indonesia as your biggest and life saving vessel for you, RIM??

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  • 2013-01-30 19:53
  • PFx6

> In reply to luiso @ 2013-01-30 18:50 from LBMI - click to readNot a BB fan, but give me a break....a toy?

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  • 2013-01-30 19:44
  • jdU@

These are gorgeous phones. Better than Samsung and most droid phones out there.

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  • 2013-01-30 19:26
  • t7Xh

The software luks exciting.though i think it'll take some getting used to seeing the kind of swipes n gestures involved.

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  • 2013-01-30 18:50
  • rKZh

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-30 18:19 from tA$4 - click to readyou could say that bb10's User interface is a bit similar to those kindergarten toys you talk about. Hopefully the new blackberry phones will become what they need to be, both a work and play phone.

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  • 2013-01-30 18:50
  • LBMI
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Hmmm i saw the user interface it looks awesome and fast btw , with that dual core processor , i heard that this device is capable of runing android apps , with just simple edite of the developers to add the app to app world , not sure whats going on , but new jump from blackberry .... Good luck .
I preffere Android >i os > windows p8> symbian belle 2 > bb os > bada .

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  • 2013-01-30 18:47
  • AIAx

Here comes The Pacific R.I.M (Blackberry now)! Can't wait to have One. What I saw...Unspeakable ! I have strong feeling those Pacific R.I.M (Blackberry) will survive against the Monsters outside there. I Hope so...

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  • 2013-01-30 18:38
  • Qxpm

A nice leap forward in user interface. IOS and Android feel a bit old in comparison

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  • 2013-01-30 18:32
  • 6j7M

Ill stick to my iphone 5 . Its nothing but the best

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  • 2013-01-30 18:31
  • YTKc

> In reply to hippoZ @ 2013-01-30 17:12 from wceF - click to readyou can say anything that you want, but many people prefer function over UI (especially when the UI looks like kindergarten toys).
and i believe BB10 is fully functional.

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  • 2013-01-30 18:19
  • tA$4

I'm really impressed with the new OS. I will definitely be a Z10 user shortly. And everyone will look over my shoulder in awe.

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  • 2013-01-30 18:17
  • 45Ng

> In reply to Abdul9 @ 2013-01-30 17:55 from nb%d - click to readso sad, there is no WWE app on BB, WP 8 works great for me..and no Milo, Cricks app on BB too...i had changed to lumia 920
i also followed the keynote from start to end, but still prefer wp8 more...and kid's corner helps me save a lot of trouble, BB is definitely doing better than iphone 5

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  • 2013-01-30 18:16
  • tued

> In reply to Mats @ 2013-01-30 17:28 from 95Yg - click to readFrom the video reviews, all their apps looks beta to me. Some of the apps just ported from the playbook and didn't render properly on Z10. And, the map app is just.... The phone looks great. However unfinished Os and apps, small battery, outdated CUP and GPU are a big let down. I am not getting one, for sure. May be after a few more OS and hardware releases, I might consider getting one.

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  • 2013-01-30 18:15
  • xPAe

I'm hearing nothing but good things about this from tech reviewers. Tech reviews >>>>>>>> everyday user reviews especially the ones on gsm arena.

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  • 2013-01-30 18:13
  • Rn6R

let's hope both phone have better camera than current Blackberry flagships (9900, 9930, and P9981 have mediocre camera.

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  • 2013-01-30 18:09
  • tA$4

> In reply to t.lee @ 2013-01-30 17:27 from vL55 - click to readHow is the Lumia up to date? 1GB RAM, similar SoC, etc.

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  • 2013-01-30 18:03
  • 0U@E

> In reply to Mus @ 2013-01-30 17:35 from fqcv - click to readHey buddy i never knew you have looked through the 70000
apps that are in BB world. I was talking about his comment of getting the 1000 top apps and not the 46 top apps like MS promised. So yeah if you believe his statement, which i can find no reason not to believe, those apps that should be in WP 8 are there in BB and i bet they work properly. Bottom-line MS is doing too little but BB is doing everything in their power to make BB10 succeed. Its as simple as that!

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  • 2013-01-30 17:55
  • nb%d

> In reply to Mus @ 2013-01-30 17:35 from fqcv - click to readBoth are better than Android.

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  • 2013-01-30 17:52
  • PG5Y

Looks like blackberry is taking steps in the right direction. Unfortunately they still have a few things to learn(Make your product available ASAP in as many markets as posible). Also, which will be their main focus? will they try to retake the corporate sector or will they appeal to the common user? Pricing will be key too, as great as the phone could be if it costs an arm and a leg consumers wont buy em(or will consider cheaper options).

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  • 2013-01-30 17:47
  • LBMI

I can't wait to buy the Q10 device! I love QNX (The non-blocking linux OS), the new features and the old keyboard! I can watch you in the eyes and still write an email in the same time!
Only a bit disappointed by the hardware, but still I can't wait to buy it!

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  • 2013-01-30 17:44
  • MQNh

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