BlackBerry 10 devices to sport quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro, RIM outs a "What the heck is LTE?" video

BlackBerry 10 devices to sport quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro, RIM outs a
If you've been resting on your laurels whiel the rest of the mobile industry moved at breakneck pace, making your devices obsolete, what do you do? Well, rev up your next crop of smartphones to the highest spec level, of course.

After learning that BlackBerry 10 devices will feature screens with HD resolutions, a must for any flagship worthy its name today, now comes a rumor that they might also sport that beast of a chipset Snapdragon S4 Pro - quad-core, Adreno 320 graphics and all. Qualcomm reps have confirmed that S4 Pro will “be on BlackBerry 10 devices when they come out” and also that we will have the ”S5 chipset mid 2013".

Qualcomm's finest has a multimode LTE/HSPA+ 4G radio inside, too, so RIM will be covered in terms of connectivity as well, and the problems with the 28nm production process of those chips should be already behind the chip company by the time BB10 devices land. RIM even outed a video and a special blog post to explain what LTE is yesterday to prep the consuming masses, which you can see below.

Actually the big issue us that by the time we have the six BlackBerry 10 devices rumored for next year, everyone, including Nokia, will have moved to multicore chipsets and HD screens, and we'll have to wait and see what compelling offering RIM will come up with to address the head start of the competition.

source: BBOS



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26 Comments

1. A.aoudi

Posts: 125; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

“be on BlackBerry 10 devices when they come out” yea for now i can go back to sleep

2. wendygarett unregistered

Yeah I can organise the wake up campaign at Apple store during the new iPhone announcement :) WAKE UP WAKE UP !!!!

4. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Yet you have an Apple avatar... lol Wendy, you are such a troll. xDDDDD

6. wendygarett unregistered

I will change it soon so don't you worry :D

9. thelegend6657 unregistered

Nice profile pic Wendy

11. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Wow wendy :)

15. megaSUNNY

Posts: 88; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

apple kick again here

8. thelegend6657 unregistered

He love everyone , is that a problem ?

10. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2347; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

OMG??? Wendy is hot!!! ;-)

12. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

I bet you're fancying ur Avatar (Ely Tran Ha). hahaha

13. wendygarett unregistered

Urgh!!! you got me :)

14. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

I hate you wendygarett! :P

17. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I wanna know how you knew. Good catch.

21. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

He's a long time fan of Ely :p

24. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Way to spoil the fun. xD

19. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

So, does that mean that Wendy is going to buy one of the BB10 phones when they start to ship?

20. blingblingboy

Posts: 8; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

Wendy, do not impersonate my wife Ely Tran! hahah.

3. flopjoke

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 05, 2012

Multi-tasking with each app as tiles? Tell me how BB10 didn't copy almost all elements from Nokia N9 UI and Windows Phone. Very "original", RIM. Probably the only unique feature they have is that BBM thingy which in fact, works way better with a hardware keyboard. Oh and also, everything stops working when the battery goes down a leeeetal bit. Yay!

26. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

yeah.. it looks like N9 UI but it has different look... N9 has only 3 screens and BB10 is somehow different.. take time to watch youtube vids of BB10 dev alpha... its really different.. but its a good thing that they somehow "revive" the swipe UI of N9 coz N9's OS is dead.. killed by its parent...so swipe's goodness will never see some light anymore.. but the asha touch had them now.. and resemble to N9 swipe.. so BB10 wont be as elegant as the N9 but it is worth to wait and to buy!!!

5. dsDoan

Posts: 235; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

aboot

7. jove39

Posts: 2137; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

You sure its BB10...looks like WP8 with bigger tiles...lol

16. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

That would make any BB10 pretty beasty. Sounds interesting RIM, you have my attention.

18. Lwazi_N

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

LOL guys, this is not Badoo... Anyway, the S4 chip on BB10 sounds like a nice deal. We have seen how is is outperforming every mobile processor out there, including Tegra 3 and Exynos. Now let's hope RIM are planning to out phones with the S5 later on in 2013 so they can be current with everyone.

22. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

RIM is doing it right with the hardware, the OS is looking good, 2 things on there side so far.

23. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

pic taken from some porn site and bunch of guys drolling...is it a date portal?

25. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i cant wait for BB10 more!!! i love BlackBerry!!! on my list... Nokia Lumia WP8 PureView BlackBerry 10 iPhone 5 -------- android... we'll wait what will be better

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