What do BlackBerry fans dream of? Here's what...

What do BlackBerry fans dream of? Here's what...
We all know that RIM is going through a very difficult period right now, with a current line-up of highly unappealing BlackBerry OS 7 smartphones and an OS 10 launch that probably isn't going to happen until early next year. Plus, it's not certain if the release of the next-gen BB devices will make any difference.

Probably due to this overwhelmingly gloomy atmosphere over at the BlackBerry camp, independent designer Michal Bonikowski has decided to show his vision of how the new BlackBerry phone should look. Obviously, Bonikowski envisions a very large screen, overall stylish casing, and... Windows Phone?!

Oh dear, it looks like the only people in this world who're still having any hopes in the BlackBerry OS are those working at RIM. But hey, if Windows Phone is what it takes to get the company back on its feet again (although some people will say there's nothing wrong with it in the first place), then do it! Of course, it's easy for us to say it.

What do you guys think of the concept images below? Do you like the idea of a well-spec'd BlackBerry smartphone running Windows Phone 8? We certainly do!

source: MobileSyrup



1. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012


38. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

I would actually buy that, blackberry hardware is pretty good...but software....

42. PhoneLuver

Posts: 481; Member since: Jul 05, 2010

Looks SEXY!! I'd definitely buy it!

2. HTCFreak

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 17, 2010

It's pretty nice :) but a little bit too wide :(

3. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 547; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

a dream that always will be dream.stop dreaming and show some reality.

4. the_qqaazz

Posts: 6; Member since: May 13, 2012

now that is a phone that I would pay 500 $ cash with ease

5. Gcombs

Posts: 136; Member since: Aug 22, 2011

That's a nice concept! I would buy it.

6. gmp009

Posts: 23; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Is this fake or what? looking like wphone 7 lockscreen and wp8 app drawer and have 3 capacitive touch button like android have back,home and search WTH is that.... I think its fake software and hardware images

9. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

You'd better read the title again ;)

14. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

haha this dude..... :')

20. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

... Troll? It's a concept, meaning; what could possibly, maybe, unlikely happen. And all WP have 3 buttons, just not all of them are capacitive. God, I hope that was a joke...


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

But what are the specs like? "like s3, oneX. ....! Nice looking phone!

33. Rydsmith unregistered

This is why we buy condoms people.

7. jed27

Posts: 65; Member since: Jun 09, 2012

should be 16:9

8. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

If Blackberry believes in Microsoft it'll see a huge break through. I will buy a Blackberry Windows Phone without doubt. (The start and back buttons actually differ from reality)

10. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

drat. I planned on making a concept like this... I will make an Android BB soon, and I will tip you PA. ;)

11. bigbmc26

Posts: 43; Member since: May 10, 2012

I'm an avid BlackBerry user (a highly unappealing BlackBerry OS 7 smartphones, as you say, *rolls eyes*), and I like Windows Phone. I don't want the two to mix. If I ever had to leave BB, I would go Windows phone, but I DO NOT want Windows 8 on my BlackBerry. I'm just waiting patiently for BB10.

25. slaggyb

Posts: 218; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

While BB OS 7 is unappealing to iphonearena its appealing to the rest of the world that's including me....smh!

12. Gokul_CR

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 12, 2012

BEst Design.................thumps up......

13. SmartPhoneStream

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Dream Specs: Quad Core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 CPU with Adreno 320 GPU 2 GB Ram 32 GB Internal Storage with Expandable Memory 4.5 Inch 720 x 1280 S-LCD 2 display Removable 2,500 Mah battery 13 MP camera with Sony's Stacked Sensor technology and 2 MP HD webcam 9 mm thin 4G LTE on Verizon and of course WP8

15. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Near reality specs in 2years

18. SmartPhoneStream

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

A man can dream

21. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

That's most likely gonna be a reality in about a year... But with Android. The camera, removable battery, and memory expansion is arguable though. One can dream...


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

I would love that to. But that's next year perhaps.

16. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Windows Phones is more suited for Blackberry since it can handle both Consumer and Enterprise market However with Android you can also optimized it for Enterprise

24. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

I agree, i think MS should go with RIM rather than Nokia if they really want to make their mark in the enterprise sector. Couple MS's enterprise software expertise with RIM's enterprise security and servers, BAM! we'll get one heck of an enterprise mobile product.. And leave Nokia with MeeGo and Symbian.. Then we'll see Android, WindowsBerry (or BlackWindows, or whatever), Symbian and Jolla fighting the ultimate mobile OS war.. oh, I almost forgot the kiddo, iOS..

28. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Yeah I was thinking similarly, Microsoft Enterprise experience combine with RIM Yet, I want more manufacturers to support WP8

40. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

they can always put RIM in the position of Nokia now. Like make Nokia the preferred partner, but still allowing other OEMs to produce WP. Anyway, the other OEMs need to produce WP since they have licensing agreements with MS. It's the same situation like now, just replace Nokia with RIM. :)

39. B3BLW29

Posts: 238; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

How about MS buys out Nokia n BlackBerry :)

17. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

They aren't dreaming of a Windows 8 handset, trust me.

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