BBX is the QNX operating system with a new name for the BlackBerry smartphones. QNX is the operating system found on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Even though sales of the device weren’t anywhere near the expectations RIM had for it, the QNX platform definitely
If the rumored specifications of the BlackBerry Colt are to be believed, then what we have is here is a device with a 4-inch high-resolution display and a single-core 1.2GHz processor. The Colt is said to have a stainless steel bezel which is a style that other BlackBerry handsets such as the Bold 9900 have. Beneath the screen is rumored to be a gesture area instead of the physical buttons that previous devices have had. It may perform similarly to the gesture area of the fallen webOS devices like the HP Pre3. If it has the same “card” multi-tasking that was found on the PlayBook, then perhaps that won’t be the last comparison we make between BBX and webOS.
It is believed that RIM is aiming for an early 2012 release for their first wave of BBX-powered devices. Take the mockup with a grain of salt because that could end up being nowhere near the actual design of the Colt. Hopefully we will learn more about the platform and what RIM has planned in the future. Tell us what you think in the comments below.