I'll definitely but this one! Hope it would be released here in the Philippines with an affordable price.
D0nJohn, 05 Mar 2017WHAT are blackberry owners smoking? $630 for mid-range specs that you can get on the G5+ for l... moreI disagree. U pay for the build quality + a lil extra security, if u really need it. + u won t find a better keyboard except maybe the Q10 ( which i currently own, i ve this phone for 4 years and it still holds. ) though i accept your complain about the big price. But a true qwerty lover..who hates typing on a touchscreen ( because i always miss the keys, which is annoying.) will definetly buy this SHiT ! Peace bro.
This is the shit. I can t w8 to buy it. I m not an old fan of BB, but since i got the Q10 i can t type on any touch keypad...physical qwerty = lot of control..never gonna miss the key. i dunno why ppl like it the other way aroound. I usually compare it to wireless vs wired keyboard / mouse. Never gonna be the same.. RESPECT BB ! BIGZ UP !
Ghostwolf, 26 Feb 2017Why put a SD835 in it? Just to burn through the battery that much faster? This isn't a gamin... moreThe point most people are making is the 835 would somewhat justify the price. As others have pointed out, you really don't need the power of the 835.
Just watch the sales numbers, this phone will be another fail because Blackberry thinks their name justifies the premium price, and there is only one fruit phone that has been able to pull that off.
Sajjadfaisal, 26 Feb 2017Your argument is absolute nonsense as I already said I'm not talking about how they work, I'm ... moreLearn to read the content! You made a non-sense comparison. Period.
Blackberry is not a "slightly modernized" muscle car. Where did you come up with such a silly comparison?
D0nJohn, 05 Mar 2017WHAT are blackberry owners smoking? $630 for mid-range specs that you can get on the G5+ for l... moreCigarettes made of money from the multi-million dollars revenue every year. ;-D
I think this right here,is really a fine piece for a physical keypad smartphone,your attention shouldn't really be set on it's Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC,it packs well enough power to deliver it's entire purpose and lots more..... BUT, it's not in any way close to the best Blackberry could possibly offer us.
WHAT are blackberry owners smoking? $630 for mid-range specs that you can get on the G5+ for literally $230??? They think they can just slap their keyboard on a nougat running android and bump up the price to flagship levels? Lmao. Their security isn't worth that much. Nor is their keyboard. Madness.
Has this phone got stereo speakers are not. To much conflicting info all over
coolsauce, 27 Feb 2017Why stop there? Why not make it $299? Price is fine, once you have it in your hand you will se... moreThe Moto G5 Plus costs $230 for the same chipset. The keyboard would hardly justify the price differential.
If only this came out five years ago, the company would have done really well...Again, if only...hmmm
Glad to see blackberry getting help to create relevant, but also different phones. just for the keyboard alone the amount of uses that thing had back in the day & now you can set up app shortcuts, that's pretty cool, the fingerprint scanner in the spacebar is also a very different approach (even if its in the same place as most phones) and the talk of scrolling through the keyboard also gives it an added feature, too expensive? maybe, but if blackberry hadn't fallen when innovation arrived, it would be a more than fair price
Really excited 4 this one.always my lovely BB..thanks the BlackBerry team to all of this.thanks again.
I dont feel this device as premium as BB makes its devices, the BB Passport was way better than this in terms of fine finishing, the keyboard and ear piece holes makes this fone cheap, this device could had been much more better, not sure how it has improved typing, but surely BB had produced awesome keyboards in the past with fairly better esthetics
I don't feel like it's expensive, simply because there is no competition.
I don't think the chipset in a device with the screen aspect ratio of this will feel underpowered, as it will probably not be used for heavy processing tasks.
Having hardware buttons beneath the screen feels a bit wrong. Optional on screen ones, and clearly marked dual function keys or even dedicated buttons on the keyboard would make a lot more sense.
But since I live in a country with additional letters, it won't be the perfect for me. Some older blackberrys did have those letters.
It would also be nice with a more compact, more classic blackberry, that fits easily in the hand.
A new slider wouldn't hurt either, for those that need a bigger 16:9 (or similar aspect ratio) display.
ithehappy, 25 Feb 2017This phone's success will completely depend on how BB decides to price it. Cause it can't have... moreKeyboard alone is justified as long as you can setup one button shortcuts on it like calling certain contacts, creating new messages, opening apps, flashlight, etc. I'm sure this device won't have keyboard support from app developers outside of BlackBerry but at least it's something.