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BlackBerry road map calls for the BlackBerry A10, the most powerful 'Berry yet

0. phoneArena 10 Jul 2013, 19:31 posted on

Earlier this year, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins alluded to a high end BlackBerry model for the holidays that made him excited; that smile might be now replaced with a nervous grin. The BlackBerry A10, code named the Aristo, was first brought to our attention last October. Now, it has popped up on a BlackBerry road map and could be CEO Thorsten Heins' last chance to show that BlackBerry can compete with the iOS/Android duopoly...

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posted on 10 Jul 2013, 22:58

23. apiskula (banned) (Posts: 578; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


Thorsten you are an idiot, Your phones continue not to sell. You are done

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 23:07

24. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


What a complete cluster****!

Only Android can save ButtBerry's name but their too stubborn. A10, B10, C10 what difference does it make?

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 23:42

25. flynfree (Posts: 374; Member since: 09 Jun 2013)


Mr Heins, I have some suggestion for your next iteration of phone. Just modified the Z10;

1. 5" hd/full hd, 2mm side bezel and 4mm top and bottom bezel.
2. Dual stereo front speakers.
3. Place the name and logo at the back, like "a".
4. Dual cpu of atleast 1.9ghz/quad and powerful gpu.
5. 13mp + camera with ois.
6. Compact size like xperia zl, 9. something mm thickness is still good.
7. Min. of 32 gig ROM, with sd expansion (sd slot of 64 capacity)
8. 2600 mah + replaceable battery .

I want you to compete until the very end, and I like the design of your z10 with these spec. I didn't xperience other phone xcept Samsung and hTc.

So. .. Goodluck Mr. Heins!!! ;-)

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 23:49

27. flynfree (Posts: 374; Member since: 09 Jun 2013)


And add fm radio feature, it will also level up for your future flagship phone.

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 23:45 1

26. sriuslywtf (Posts: 297; Member since: 09 Jul 2013)


Why not diversify.... Try other OS.. Perhaps an Android or WM flavored BB A10?

With all that gestures and premium feel of a BB device. Its a sure hit!

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 00:15 2

30. flynfree (Posts: 374; Member since: 09 Jun 2013)


BlackBerry Android, BlackBerry Window phone? Wow!

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 23:54

28. kanagadeepan (Posts: 949; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)


OH... Then try optimizing your OS for Quad-Cores Mr. Heins... Dual-Cores have become mid-range phones... If you are going to use it in flagship phones, then at the least price it at par with mid-range phones of others...

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 01:05 1

33. FlushGordon (unregistered)


Apparently, Heins is having this delusion that he can command an Apple-like premium pricing, when all they have left is their ''Blackberry'' name.

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 01:07 1

34. guest (Posts: 338; Member since: 13 Jun 2012)


The problem is that it's still a blackberry :-/

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 01:14

35. saenaedewe (Posts: 72; Member since: 01 May 2013)


Their plan B is to develop BBM for iOS and Android

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 02:58

40. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


That would have been an option 2 years ago. I suspect the market has moved on.

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 01:36

36. Newton (Posts: 14; Member since: 05 Jul 2013)


5 inch display need FHD and a Quad core to handle it.

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 03:00

41. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Yeah BB10 can run smoothly on dual cores just like WPs and iPhones.

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 08:56

42. sonisoe (Posts: 417; Member since: 06 May 2009)


having a new product with an old os is just a sign of how confused and troubled bb is....the product may be meant to be affordable for emerging markets, even so, people in these markets are aware of bb's os 10 and would expect a devise with the new os.. bb should just lower the price of that ugly looking q5.... bb please make something beautiful for a change....

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 10:24

43. isprobi (Posts: 685; Member since: 30 May 2011)


So many people get obsessed with specs. Just because Android needs quad core CPU and all the RAM you can throw at it does not mean other platforms do. And this whole "thin" thing is getting ridiculous. I find thin phones much harder to hold securely. I tried playihg with my Galaxy Note again and the navigation of the OS seems so clunky now. And it drives me crazy when the buttons turn off and are very difficult to see. This is one area where the Z10 is a big improvement. Sadly it may be too late for BlackBerry in today's saturated smartphone market. But I do not look forward to being stuck with Android and WP.

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