Patent award suggests BlackBerry Torch style BlackBerry 10 model could be coming
The BlackBerry Bold form factor can be seen in the BlackBerry Q10 and if you look close enough at the diagram that accompanies the patent application, you can see more than a hint of the Q10 on the QWERTY part of the phone in the diagram. All of this doesn't mean that a BlackBerry Torch style handset is coming to BlackBerry 10. But we have seen the company willing to give a form factor another chance, so why not a BlackBerry 10 Torch?
source: USPTO via BerryReview
2. MachDaddy (Posts: 33; Member since: 06 Mar 2013)
I disagree, at least among blackberry users. Those who are loyal to BB will go with their current favourite style - curve/bold being q10, and torch being this model. Believe it or not there are those out there who would like a big touchscreen but don't want to type on it. This is the phone for them.
And fail or not, thank goodness not everyone is just doing a touch-screen only slab. Variety is nice don't ya think?
3. snowgator (Posts: 3187; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
Portrait slider.... My favorite form factor. From my trusty, die hard Motorola Karma to my enjoyable Palm Pre Plus, I loved that style.
If BlackBerry wants me to really consider their new OS, this would get me to pay attention.
Because, of course, BB really gives a crud what I think....
4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5527; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
The problem for BB is their market has largely moved on. A day late and a dollar short.
5. apiskula (Posts: 537; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)
Fail before it ever gets our the door. Blackberry is complete junk!
6. cdgoin (Posts: 363; Member since: 28 Jul 2010)
If Nokia and WindowsPhone don't get off their butt and announce a phone like this in the near future.. I maybe just switching over to BB. I love my Dell Venue Pro and can't wait to have another more modern one with a good camera. This is exactly the kind of phone I like.