Blackberry 10 Launch Event set on January 30, 2013

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BlackBerry 10 Launch January 30 2013

Research In Motion (RIM) announced today that the launching event for their latest operating system, Blackberry 10 and unveiling of two BB10-powered smartphones is already set on the 30th of January 2013. The event is also to reveal the official availability of the anticipated smarpthones in key markets worldwide.

President and CEO of Research In Motion, Thorsten Heins in a press release said Blackberry 10 is created to give a unique mobile computing experience and that BB10 will offer new features that is incomparable to any smartphones existing today.

“In building BlackBerry 10, we set out to create a truly unique mobile computing experience that constantly adapts to your needs.  Our team has been working tirelessly to bring our customers innovative features combined with a best in class browser, a rich application ecosystem, and cutting-edge multimedia capabilities.  All of this will be integrated into a user experience – the BlackBerry Flow – that is unlike any smartphone on the market today,”

Heins said that investing with global carriers and the ever growing community of Blackberry developers helped a lot to make Blackberry 10 possible.

“Thanks to our strong partnerships with global carriers and a growing ecosystem of developers, we believe our customers will have the best experience possible with BlackBerry 10.  We are looking forward to getting BlackBerry 10 in the hands of our customers around the world.”

Among key features to expect in the BlackBerry 10 include:

  • BlackBerry Flow and BlackBerry Hub – BlackBerry® Flow is a new user experience that allows seamless navigation across open applications and the BlackBerry® Hub. All messages, notifications, feeds, and calendar events come into the BlackBerry Hub and no matter what the user is doing with the device, with a simple gesture, they can peek into the Hub at any time.
  • BlackBerry Keyboard – The BlackBerry Keyboard learns how you write and adapts to how you type so you can write faster and more accurately, giving you the kind of legendary typing experience that only BlackBerry can deliver.
  • BlackBerry Balance – BlackBerry® Balance™ offers the most elegant way to satisfy both customer and corporate needs without compromising on either. With BlackBerry Balance, personal apps and information are kept separate from work data, and the customer can switch from their personal to work profile with a simple gesture.  The work profile is fully encrypted and secure, enabling organizations to protect their content and applications, while at the same time letting customers get the most out of their smartphone for their personal use.

With FIPS 140-2 certification, BlackBerry 10 is said to offer not just a unique experience but also a secure mobile computing. The said certification allowed BlackBerry 10 and its smartphones easy to deploy on Government and even private agencies as soon as it becomes available.

For more details about BlackBerry 10, go to www.blackberry.com/blackberry10

Last modified: November 13, 2012