BlackBerry 10 SDK and "Dev Alpha" device released to developers

BlackBerry 10 SDK and
Yesterday we showed you a few leaked shots of the Blackberry 10 Alpha Developer’s phone. It wasn’t a long wait until the official release because it just happened. RIM has just handed over BlackBerry 10 “Dev Alpha” devices out to developers so they can start creating BlackBerry 10 apps.

The prototype device has a 4.2-inch touch display with a 1280 x 768 resolution, OMAP processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage, micro USB, and HDMI out. All developers that attend BlackBerry World will receive a Dev Alpha unit and the BlackBerry 10 native SDK is now available for download via RIM’s website.

RIM made it clear that this unit does not necessarily guarantee that the final release unit will sport the same hardware specs, but for a prototype, it looks pretty decent so far.

“[We're] giving developers full access to the native platform,” says Christopher Smith, RIM’s vice president of application platform and tools. “You can have your application messages flowing right into the main unified inbox. You can register pattern recognizers, so that when you’re in some other app, it can launch based on an address.”

source: Mashable



1. dcgore

Posts: 234; Member since: Feb 24, 2012

I watched the live feed and have to say i was impressed with the Camera capabilities.

2. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

it really looks like an iPhone with HD display and 4.2 inch screen. specs are decent though.

3. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

nice design.

4. dacs3266

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 23, 2011

looks nice..

5. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1176; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Good to see RIM making a good effort to stay in the smartphone wars, i hope the final unit has those specs. We need another robust and unique platform, it cant just be a iOS and Android world.

6. parkwaydr

Posts: 572; Member since: Sep 07, 2011

Totally agree, rim has shown what they can do with this prototype, now give us a beast and bring bb back,

7. Archan_Pe

Posts: 74; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

it really looks like an iphone 4(s) but i like it... perhaps there also going to create something like siri.. but this time its berri! XD

8. ch.hassan

Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

the os is good but the shape

9. andyboi_ph

Posts: 101; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

OMG, with this new look of BB and the camera rewind technology - awesome!


Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 28, 2012


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