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BlackBerry A10: First proper hands-on surfaces

0. phoneArena posted on 24 Jul 2013, 05:15

The folks behind Viatnamese Tinhte have managed to get their hands on an AT&T branded BlackBerry A10, also known as Aristo...

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posted on 24 Jul 2013, 05:30 2

1. aditya.k (Posts: 496; Member since: 10 Mar 2013)

S4 Pro Plus? Then it should have the Adreno 325 GPU! :D

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 05:32 6

2. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)

I bet this is going to be so so so so expensive, you know...BlackBerry's Logic

"Low-End" = $500
"Mid-End" = $700
"High-End" = $2000

A piece of junk regardless..

posted on 25 Jul 2013, 00:44

14. NewroticSlob (Posts: 136; Member since: 09 May 2013)

Soothsayer...NOT! I seriously doubt that it'll cost $2000. Also, the other numbers you put up are for non-contract phones. How much was your phone without a contract? $600?
Keep your so-called "facts" to yourself and cut the immature crap. As I've said before, prove your statements with evidence-based facts vs your opinion. Since you seem to be such a Blackerry expert, I challenge you to put your money where your mouth is and use a Blackberry for a month and give an honest assessment. Otherwise, you're just a troll.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 05:41

3. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1635; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)

This is terrible 720p is old for a flagship! Its also thick, battery's non replaceable, and camera will probably be awful!

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 09:31 2

12. ncarlosmiguel (Posts: 206; Member since: 14 May 2013)

720p for 5 inch is not a gross oversight, but 720p for BB's price point is gross. But this is one premium looking device.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 05:45 3

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

Blackberry is following Apple in terms of prices.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 06:53 1

6. HeWhoDoesNothing (Posts: 158; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)

That is the absolute worst thing they could do at this point. They can't afford it!

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 07:54

8. ihatesmartphone (unregistered)

But not in term of sales...

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 05:58

5. mottykels (Posts: 387; Member since: 15 May 2013)

Goodthing its 5inches ;)

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 07:04 3

7. slaggyb (Posts: 215; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

Chris p how is 720p display on a 5inch device seem gross? Samsung put up the same display on their galaxy note2 with even .5 inch larger and you all glorified it.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 09:39 1

13. Chris.P (Posts: 567; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)

Slaggyb, the Note II was -released- 10 months ago from today; who knows when the A10 will? A 720p display is not bad, but it's fallen into the midrange now, and we are actually expecting the A10 to compete with other flagships :).

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 08:50 1

9. sonisoe (Posts: 435; Member since: 06 May 2009)

these guys are amazing...they often do first hands-on of unannounced devices...i believe they've done a (similar looking) moto x months ago....

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 08:51

10. great (Posts: 85; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


posted on 24 Jul 2013, 08:57 1

11. hkxm8 (Posts: 64; Member since: 08 Apr 2012)

Hey, It's "Vietnamese", not "Viatnamese".

posted on 31 Jul 2013, 05:29

15. zed888 (Posts: 3; Member since: 31 Jul 2013)

I don't think this will be the a10 'aristo' everybody seems to be going on about. Apart from having a larger screen, the specs of this phone are too close to the z10. The back of the phone even states a 'Z' designation for this phone! (Z00). I think this is the next Z model phone. If, however, I am wrong and this is actually the new flagship A series, then I worry for Blackberry. This phone is already behind the curve compared to the hardware available on other smartphones, and its not even been officially announced yet!

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