First images, video of RIM’s BlackBerry 10 devices surface

First images, video of RIM’s BlackBerry 10 devices surface
Research in Motion hasn’t released a new BlackBerry in quite a while. And for a good reasons - BlackBerry 7 just won’t cut it anymore. Luckily the day is finally approaching when RIM releases its supposed savior, the first BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

The company plans to bring two types of devices initially: a full touch BlackBerry smartphone, kicking off the L series, and another handset closer to the traditional ‘Berry, a full QWERTY N series phone.

A video appeared on Vimeo showcasing the two devices, but was quickly pulled and we only have screengrabs of it, but they illustrate well the upcoming smartphones. It’s still a leak and not 100% credible, but it does look legitimate as if this was made for inside use for BlackBerry to try and sell its smartphones to vendors.

Funnily, the video seems to have been accidentally leaked by Rob Jury, the same person who edited it. Check out the screen grabs below and let us know, will those ‘Berries do it for RIM’s big return in smartphones?

source: CrackBerry

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20 Comments

1. REYNER

Posts: 187; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

qwerty looks very much like the Bold 9900 how i hope they will change that the touch screen looks good ho i hope they will be using some premium materials to that! way to go BB we'll see i guess i have to wait for bb10 devices before getting a note II or Lumia 920 haha! too bad it feels like a lifetime before it came out Lol! haha

2. TechDork

Posts: 402; Member since: May 10, 2010

Do you guys hear that? I swear it sounds like a stampede of Apples coming....

3. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

These leaks do nothing for your customers. RIM's loyal customers are leaving daily. What they need to leak is a release date.

6. No_Nonsense unregistered

RIM had a growth of 2 million subscribers the previous quarter, so how is RIM's base going down? Besides BB10 looks good.

7. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

The cutomer base you mention comes from Africa and South-east asian countries where RIM is still perceived as ahigh-end corporate device but even that's on the decline and that won't last for long if they can't get thier act together and release a date for their new device...better yet release a good device and fast!

13. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

RIM is done in the USA. Most consumers don't care about Blackberry 10. People who use blackberry for work are leaving for iphones by the thousands daily. Yahoo recently told there employees they could not use blackberries as there work phone. The corporate market in the USA has shifted to android and Apple. Those are facts.

14. Paximos

Posts: 282; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

He might be right. The last company I worked for, decommissioned their BB server, and my current one only accepts Android of iPhone!!!

4. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

i don't like it.

5. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

I might get a BB10 device, looks like a great OS to try, the others are pretty boring + I loved my BB Playbook.

8. Gawain

Posts: 438; Member since: Apr 15, 2010

Those look like renderings rather than photos. Clearly device in the hand is not a real photo.

9. Rayvelynn

Posts: 124; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Blackberry phones are just unnecessarily complicated

11. metalpoet unregistered

Your just a silly ish**p

10. JcHnd

Posts: 275; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

hmm... the large touchscreen one looks really generic, and the qwerty one it's plain ugly, too big and too squared screen... no, I don't like it.... but I'm sure a lot of people (specially crackberries) will love them.

12. slaggyb

Posts: 218; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I love the qwerty bold damn sweet...I can't wait to upgrade from my bold 9900 to this Go blackberry Go....I just love my qwerty keyboard...

15. aburgerBuksie

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

I come from south africa, and here rim is quite a popular. Butt their app world only have like 50k apps against android and iphone that have over 500k. Its fastly getting boring for everybody, the only reason its so popular is because all the rim devices have unlimited data plans. So its free google all day long. But with almost no apps to download it doesn't have any use.

17. JcHnd

Posts: 275; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

just like in latin america... but everyone have them because of the bbm... everyone's a zombie around here this days....

16. andrew1953

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 13, 2011

In an era of cyber hacking its good to know the BlackBerry O/S I use is still the most secure. Very impressed with what I've seen of new QNX/BB10 O/S system from BlackBerry conference which included developers. Also impressed with the look of the handsets though I would have liked to see one with a slide out Qwerty keyboard. Either way,seen enough to be more than convinced RIM is back as a credible force in its field. Can't. Wait. To see the specs on new BB10 handsets. Well done RIM.

18. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

im so looking forward with BB10 devices.. really love this looks of these devices! but i got one concern, i really dont understand why RIM decided to make 1:1 ratio for BB10 QWERTY's.. isnt it odd to have it box? i think they should go for 4:3 but anyway it looks good!

19. kapoorsunny

Posts: 19; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

I agree with 1:1 ratio, but they are gorgeous, my hands are itching to get qwerty one :)

20. andrew1953

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 13, 2011

I believe that the next range of devices and software released by RIM will be the best they have ever put out on the Market. They have to be as their CEO realises,hence the delayed release date. When they are released,I am convinced all those who have made these nasty,pathetic,bitchy comments will eat their words and even say how brilliant RIM are.

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