BlackBerry Q10 guides and tutorials found online; can the launch be coming soon?

BlackBerry Q10 guides and tutorials found online; can the launch be coming soon?
There are many BlackBerry fans out there who will tell you that the Canadian company made a major mistake by launching the all-touch BlackBerry Z10 first before the physical QWERTY equipped BlackBerry Q10 was released. After all, when thinking about BlackBerry, the company's luscious keyboards usually are the first thing that come to mind. It probably would be accurate to say that we can't gauge the success or failure of BlackBerry 10 (even if a particular Massachusetts based investment house already has) until after the Q10 has been made available in the U.S.

We have already discussed the reasons why BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins decided to release the BlackBerry Z10 first, but it is worth repeating for those late to the game. Heins' main concern was that his company was losing market share in businesses where employees were allowed to bring their own personal phone or tablet to work. Many were replacing their older work-issued BlackBerry models for the Apple iPhone or Android handsets. Heins believed that by offering the Z10 first, he could give those in a BYOD environment the opportunity to bring a BlackBerry touchscreen to work, allowing the user to have all of the capabilities of a touchscreen phone, but with all of the features seen on a typical 'Berry.

While we have yet to see a precise launch date in the U.S. for the BlackBerry Q10, we do know that Canadian carrier Rogers expects to launch the device on April 30th. In addition, user guides and tutorials for the model have already been found online. We usually see that kind of activity as we approach the release of a device. So with that in mind, for those waiting to get their hands on the new BlackBerry 10 OS while literally getting their hands on the BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard, your wait should not be too long.

source: (translated) via Crackberry

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1. djk4363

Posts: 32; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

It is being advertised in the local papers here in Dubai. Available, along with the S4 and the One, on the 27th of April. Funnily all 3 are in the same price range!

2. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

Nah I'm coming from the 9900 and love the Z10. Like having the luxury of a full screen. The keyboard is great to have but the keyboard on the Z10 is the best there is for a touch screen and is so much easier to use

4. apiskula

Posts: 578; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

Get a real phone!

3. apiskula

Posts: 578; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

Launch this crap in the trash...The S4 is coming out and that will destroy blackberry. They will sell more in the first day than Blackberry will sell the entire year. Death to Blackberry!

5. papss unregistered

They just announced the price on contract will be 249.00 on Engadget.. can you say DOA?

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