BlackBerry London running BBX appears on camera

BlackBerry London running BBX appears on camera
The new mobile OS for BlackBerry devices has already had a tumultuous life and none are even on the market yet. There have been troubles ranging from rumors that RIM may have trouble with actually using the BBX name, all the way to reports that BBX phones may have already hit a delay. Even so, an image has leaked out that may be showing a new BBX-powered phone code-named the BlackBerry London. 

The Verge received the photo, which is reportedly the London. The device is said to be scheduled for release in June 2012. The photo looks almost nothing like the BBX mockup of the BlackBerry Colt that we saw last month, but that's actually a good thing. The image makes it look pretty nice, and the rumored specs are pretty solid by today's standards, though we can't promise much for June. The London is said to be powered by a TI OMAP CPU running at 1.5 GHz. If that's an OMAP 4460, like the Galaxy Nexus, that likely won't be at the top of the performance heap by June, but if it's the OMAP 4470, it might be okay. Of course, given the right software optimization, it may not matter too much. The London also reportedly has 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB internal storage, an 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera.

It is also supposedly similar to a Samsung Galaxy S II in size, but that doesn't mean too much since various models of the SGS2 can range in size. Still, it's a nice looking phone and we can't wait to see more. We can't say that we believe it's very likely, but it would be nice to see RIM turn things around and get back on track.

source: The Verge

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12 Comments

1. scvzw2

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 20, 2010

Looks pretty nice I wanna see more!

12. JeffdaBeat unregistered

Nice? That's down right sexy right there...

2. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

looks really nice. good luck RIM

3. imkyle

Posts: 1114; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

This does look good.

4. GeekMovement unregistered

Very sleek and modern, looking good so far.

5. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Wow this just might be the first blackberry device I have owned since the first Storm. It looks great and I love the design. Hopefully it wont be 2000 dollars like the Knight.

6. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

That. Looks. Beautiful. It may just be the iPhone 4 for BlackBerry

7. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

I like it...but sorry RIM you let your market share dwindle down to nothing so its too late.

8. windowsRocks

Posts: 155; Member since: Oct 28, 2011

BlackBerry should use Android as their Mobile OS & should implement BBX on Android. That will defenetly rise up their market shares

9. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

One sleek design handset ! best of luck RIM

10. Marker37

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

My next phone! Go BB!

11. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

It looks a little like the N8/N9 design, looks great though.

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