Leaked screenshots show BlackBerry 10 OS photographed for posterity

Leaked screenshots show BlackBerry 10 OS photographed for posterity
An Italian BlackBerry site is displaying some pictures of the BlackBerry 10 OS. The site, BlackBerryItalia, admits that the screenshot to the right was Photoshopped, but only for privacy purposes. Serial numbers and bar codes were removed and the site says that the OS looks exactly as you see it in the photo. As for the AT&T apps on the screen, they came on the BlackBerry PlayBook beta as well. The only questionable app on the screen would be the Skype app which could be the Android app icon.

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has already let loose the news that the  BlackBerry 10 devices will have a removable battery. A video shows that the cell is an 1800mAh capacity battery and will be used on the first two BB10 models which are currently code named BlackBerry London and BlackBerry Liverpool. 

Heins has mentioned that there will be a total of 6 BlackBerry 10 models with 3 full touchscreen devices and three with a physical QWERTY keyboard. According to the sourcelink, the six devices include the R044 BlackBerry Nevada, similar to the BlackBerry Bold 9900 with a physical QWERTY; R061 BlackBerry Colt, which is the BB10 Dev Alpha device; R064 BlackBerry Wynton; R072 BlackBerry London, a 2G/3G model with a full touchscreen; R084 BlackBerry Nashville; R085 BlackBerry Naples; R086 BlackBerry Liverpool with 2G/3G/4G connectivity.

source: BlackBerryItalia via Crackberry



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16 Comments

1. Hammerfest

Posts: 384; Member since: May 12, 2012

beware the apple, I can already smell a suit brewin

2. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

why? what would apple get from rim? rim can barely support itself and would probably file for bankruptcy... which is likely to happen anyways so why would apple pay to make it happen a little quicker…

3. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Actually, RIM has little to worry about from Apple as they do not need to use any of their designs. RIM has had a large flux of design patents for some time now and its success is not dependent on copying from others namely Apple.

4. 12Danny123

Posts: 87; Member since: Aug 18, 2012

I can't see BB10 succeeding at all. it's too late for the release. It can't compete with three massive ecosystems. there's room for fourth 1st- Android - flagships Nexus/Note 2nd- IOS 3rd Windows phone 4th- BB10

5. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

It's never too late if you have an awesome product! Look where Symbian and Windoes Mobile were a few years ago and now their are dead. Nothing is meant to last for ever. Time is not standing still.

13. JDCohen722

Posts: 39; Member since: May 18, 2011

Windows Phone is still currently not that much of a massive ecosystem, with Android being somewhere around +55% of the Global Smartphone Market and iOS being +28-30%, Windows Phone is still quite low, still somewhere below 10%.... Maybe Windows Phone 8 will change that, but they're not yet massive by any means. Yet I do agree BB10 is a long shot from becoming a big player with competitors like that.

8. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

Rim is the one who sue Apple... That is bb creation and Apple just copy it

6. GoBears

Posts: 456; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

This is good. Choices are good for everyone. I hope they succeed and pull their company out of the hole. Personally I'd like this for a secondary device. I don't care for WP and I despise anything IOS. Now we have another option. Bravo RIM and good luck!

9. 12Danny123

Posts: 87; Member since: Aug 18, 2012

Well you can't deny that Wp is a great alternative to Android and IOS. no doubt about that. as well as BB10

7. emdot82

Posts: 14; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

the problem with BB is all they do is upgrade they old phones they not coming out with anything new they apps are not nearly as good as android or apple or even windows phones im surprised they haven't gone out of business yet

11. 12Danny123

Posts: 87; Member since: Aug 18, 2012

Tell that to crackberry readers why they didn't :-)

10. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

boring..

15. jaoowolabi

Posts: 201; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

it truly is

12. Angkor

Posts: 108; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

RIM is wasting too much money on BB10 with no Apps is no sale. RIM must switch to Android or WP OS in order to survive.

14. Googlethis

Posts: 179; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Hopefully they have a plan for this phone (Releaseing it on all major cariors in the us and europe canada etc. giving it a nice amount of apps not just links to pages, making it both user friendly for buisness customers and the average consumer.) they don't need a to jump ship to android or wp not yet at least they just need to get there os right this time. And yes if it is realeased before the company goes bankrupt i will be buying the device(s) there new os is running on.

23. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i just love BlackBerry Surprises!!!! now bring the BB10 device to the market!! i cant really wait for 2013!!!! i hope more leaks!

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