New photos of BlackBerry 10 L-Series phone show sleek drool-worthy device

New photos of BlackBerry 10 L-Series phone show sleek drool-worthy device
We've seen some leaked pictures before of the BlackBerry 10 L-Series, but not like these. A series of photographs taken by someone who knows how to use a camera, reveal sharp and clear photos of the all-touch BlackBerry 10 handset. It is unknown if this is the final build, but the texture on the back cover matches perfectly the picture of the phone on the updated landing page for BlackBerry 10.

The design looks sleek and there is not a home button in sight. There appears to be a front-facing shooter and NFC technology is embedded into the rear cover. The battery is 1800mAh although BlackBerry has traditionally been able to squeeze more battery life out of its power cells. And the earphone jack is on top.

This is the clearest photos we've seen yet of the BlackBerry handset that is expected to launch in March, according to a recent report by a brokerage house analyst. So what is the consensus out there? Does RIM have a phone that will turn heads?

source: Tinhte (translated), BBE via BerryReviewBerryReview

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40 Comments

1. wendygarett unregistered

I'm actually like the feel of that back... it is designed to meke my hand feel comfortable :)

7. MeoCao unregistered

this design is good but does not stand out like One S or Nexus 4. It now all depends on specs and software.

15. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

"It now all depends on specs and software." Software was the reason for the delay to March, 2013. Spec-wise, I think the BB10 devices are 2012-era (dual core, maybe 720p display). I hope RIM gets it right, 'cause I don't think they get a second chance if they biff this one. The problem is that Android flagship phones are setting expectations for 2013 of quad cores, 2 Gb of RAM, 5 inch 1080p display, 13 Mp+BSI sensor cameras and LTE.

23. No_Nonsense unregistered

The only OS winning the plain specs race is Android.

25. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Never there will be a defeat, with no exceptions™®©

37. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

they are actually preparing a quad core s4 pro with 2GB RAM next year... please people, dont be so negative towards RIM that is making a big comeback!

38. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Wow - another example of putting out year-old technology. In 2014 S4 Pro will be replaced by something newer and more capable. The playbook of releasing year-old technology as 'new' has already been discredited. I guess the more things change, the more they stay the same at RIM.

39. mattrajeh

Posts: 11; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

i agree, they will make a comeback

12. Peter98

Posts: 119; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Premium enough. But consider having 1080p, 1900MaH in the picture shown, is it enough?

19. DerryAhmad

Posts: 296; Member since: May 05, 2012

Yep.. The back looks grippy and stylish which is good. I looks like a mini Playbook, especially with those side volume buttons. I'm liking what I see so far.. Now, RIM has to price this one right..

2. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

design looks amazing..

4. wendygarett unregistered

but the bezel is too big imo :( should be 100% screen on glass ...

8. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

That was my first thought. Screen to bezel ratio is kinda eh. But when powered off anyway the phone looks sexy. Ha

36. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

this probably uses the bezel for gestures like the playbook did. And its really not that big, it looks to be a smaller overall bezel than something like the Iphone.

40. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

uuummmm.... wendy... the BB10 will use pure gestures! and the bezel is necessary... and besides its not that horrible!!! its quite normal ya know!

3. Troysyx

Posts: 181; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

The front looks like a Motorola phone, and the back looks a little iphoneish

5. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

if it had a 1080 screen, at least 8 mp camera and 2 mp front facing camera, LTE , worldwide gsm capability i might consider getting it i always liked bb.

10. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Same here, except I could make do with a 720p display. Also, I hope the battery capacity/ life will be good on this thing and that this phone makes its way to Verizon.

27. bigbmc26

Posts: 43; Member since: May 10, 2012

Everything is there, except maybe the 1080p screen. We'll find out for sure on 01/30/2013.

34. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I'm hoping some of those specs change seeing as there's still some time left. Most notably a larger battery capacity. 2000 - 2300 would be nice.

6. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

me gusta

9. pliskin1

Posts: 59; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Looks good.

11. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

looks pretty nice, it should make the people that just need a Blackberry very happy. o:

16. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

"...it should make the people that just need a Blackberry very happy." That is about all that remains of the BlackBerry community at this point.... ;-)

13. anshul0000 unregistered

round corners....dont tell apple

14. Thephonegeek

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

It looks like htc one v

17. kevkyle

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 21, 2012

Want.....should be atleast 4.3"...damn these spectacles :-)

18. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Looks quiet co$tly

20. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

Cool. Wanna see this one in Action. Good luck RIM ^_^

21. IliyaBeshkov

Posts: 261; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

Very simple design...just how i like :)

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