Meet the BlackBerry Z10, RIM departing from four-digit nomenclature?

Meet the BlackBerry Z10, RIM departing from four-digit nomenclature?
Dressed in black and white, it looks like the BlackBerry L-Series (aka London) will be leading the way of a whole new naming scheme for RIM and BlackBerry devices.

Gone will be the familiar four-digit model numbers, and in their place will be a shorter letter-number combination, like the Z10. Some leaked marketing materials show the BlackBerry 10 device which as itself been liberally shown off at just about every opportunity.

The source of the leak indicated that the QWERTY N-Series BlackBerry device may be called the X10, but could not confirm. While we wait for BlackBerry 10 to be unveiled next month, what do you think of the new naming scheme? It was probably inevitable, given that the four-digit plan was running out of room to grow, 9900, 9930, and so on. We were also pretty certain that a five-digit naming plan would not be very appealing.

source: Unwired View

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12 Comments

1. Aeires unregistered

I hope this phone rocks, it would be great to see BB back in the spotlight, but for something positive this time around.

2. BBGrind

Posts: 50; Member since: Jan 17, 2012

Will wait to see what they come up with, I just want it in my hands.

3. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

I want BB10 to succeed, but me thinks it will be webOS all over again.

4. bovcrx

Posts: 109; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Hurry up already RIM!! I got a 9360 that needs to be replaced.

5. reyenrique

Posts: 99; Member since: Oct 07, 2012

l hope blackberry do well

6. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Simple naming will help. Nokia may be having the same problems with the Lumia series if they do not branch out. Liking the looks of those devices. Maybe I am interested again.

7. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

great move! shorter names are easier for people to say and identify with.......and every little change counts :) THEY WILL PRO-GRESS........ give it time

8. GeekMovement unregistered

I'm still not very attached to that design of the London, but hopefully it will grow on me. I'm really excited to see Blackberry's physical keyboard N-series lineup!

9. andynaija

Posts: 1259; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Who's the dusty troll that's disliking everyones comments -_-

10. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i'll tell you, nikolas oliver!

11. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i really love this!! cant wait for this actual device!!! #BB10Believe

12. andrew1953

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 13, 2011

Love the look of the N BB10 as a replacement for my 9800. Will also have a geek at the Aisto.

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