BlackBerry 10 boot up screen leaked
RIM is still on track to launch BlackBerry 10 in the first quarter of 2013. And everything needs to go smoothly without a repeat of the BlackBerry Storm 9530 launch debacle that saw huge number of Verizon customers buy the device thinking that it would approach the Apple iPhone in quality and functionality. Instead, the OS was half-baked out of the box, the accelerometer was balky and the browser was slow. The device did not support Wi-Fi and the SurePress QWERTY, which was designed to make the user feel that he was typing on real keyboard buttons, was a flop. But that was under the old regime. Thorsten Heins and crew knows that this is RIM's last shot at turning things around and remaining a relevant name in the smartphone world.
2. PapaSmurf (Posts: 9671; Member since: 14 May 2012)
Let's just hope it doesn't take three hours for the OS to boot up.
6. Googlethis (Posts: 171; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)
if it does take 3 hours to boot up lets hope the phone has rediculouse battery life (rediculouse meaning good) or when the power is low it doesn't turn off fully but power down non esential operations such as 3g/4g antenna lite sencers basically only allowing you to use the phone as a phone.
10. wendygarett (unregistered)
Rim has open source platform, I'm sure bb 10 will be awesome :)
18. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 5365; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
RIM should just throw in the towel at this point. They've delayed BB10 too many times. They've lost a ton of market share.
19. ilia1986 (unregistered)
I think this may be the first time I'm actually forced to agree with you..
RIM should be working on a revolutionary UI - not just something that resembles Android\iOS.
20. androidfurever (banned) (Posts: 48; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)
It doesn't matter what they do, it's not android so it'll fail no matter what.
22. wendygarett (unregistered)
probably rim is trying to make sure to achieve zero bugs when release and not end up like apple maps... just be patient lol
26. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
lost yes...but never throw a towel!!
have you seen the latest shipment 13 2012? RIM is the 3rd manufacturer next to apple and samsung is number 1... nokia cant be found on top 5! even im a nokia fan too!
BB10 will be awesome and deal with it!! if you dont care about them, why bother comment? and it will have what people wanted and needed... apps are counting!! since BB10 is also the Playbook OS, apps wont be a problem...especially that android devs find developing apps for BB10 is easy! voice assistant is rumored as well, dual mode too, you can have both your work phone and personal phone in one! an there's more coming!
if you dont have something good to say, better shut up!!!
21. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
BlackBerry 10 will be awesome!!! really good looking software and very promising!!!
but wishing that BB10 wont take a long time booting up!! this is also the main concern on PlayBook.. it boot up so slow..
BlackBerry 10 will change BB for the awesomess better!
28. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1122; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
BB10 looks promising but they have to get the basics right. Not only that butt app support and ecosystem integration with a full OS like Windows, Mac, etc will also play a key role....
and enough with the teasers, I hope it doesn't beome a case of too much hype about nothing...so just release it already before people have spent their money on an android flagship, iphone or the newly launched WP models
29. twens (Posts: 782; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)
I have come to relise that new comers are not favoured in this OS race. Google is making it hard for them to catch up. Android is so feature rich it makes other OSs efforts appear normal. The platform has been widely adapted,i believe soon pcs will start ranning on androids.lol
31. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
actually no... BB10 is also feature-rich! its actually par to android's ecosystem coz of its ability to run android apps! so if people could just realize that, BB10 will be next to android!
and devs dont need to re-write their apps for BB10, they just need to copy and paste it! and submit it to app world!
just be positive and everything will be ok!
32. Googlethis (Posts: 171; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)
Just hope they can pull it off i have faith in bb10 and hopefully this is there ace in the hole.
33. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
ikr?! yeah... even though a lot of people keep on saying that BB10 is "yay or nay" but i have faith in the platform! its very comparable to all OS right now! and people need choices! a very capable platform! very good answer to the need of people even though people keep on saying that "BlackBerry is DEAD" but i have faith! and positive thoughts that BB10 is incredible (even on alpha stage) thats why im really looking forward for this OS! and the hardware RIM's going to use!
30. pegasso (Posts: 223; Member since: 27 Nov 2011)
it's probably the BlackBerry 10-STL100-1 RFG81UW