BlackBerry readies to compete with iPhone, Galaxy and others
- Jan 29, 2013, 11:36 AM IST
Two more days and BlackBerry will new launching its all new touchscreen smartphones. And with this the Canadian company, which has been keeping away from the smartphone competition for some time now, will jump into the ‘Phone Wars’.
The Z10, or the BlackBerry 10 will compete with the very popular Samsung Galaxy S3, crazily selling iPhone 5 and best Android experience offering Google Nexus 4 and high end smartphones from Sony, LG, HTC and many others.
Research in motion has been quietly announcing the great features of the BB10 operating system and has been in news for last few months. This new launch will to a great extent the fate of the Canadian company. This has kept consumers waiting for the latest launch. Soumya, a researcher based in New Delhi who uses a BlackBerry Curve has looked at many models of Samsung, Sony and HTC, but is not convinced. She is eagerly waiting for the new Z10 for an upgrade. Many like her who are waiting for this new smartphone are impressed with the BlackBerry 10 features and expect this phone to grab a good share in the market. Read more about the expected features of the BlackBerry 10 here. While the company is entering a revolutionary touchscreen smartphone segment, the users have been associating BlackBerry phones with a qwerty keypad.
In a news report published by DailyMai,l Malik Kamal-Saadi, principal analyst with Informa has said “the new operating system (OS) on the two expected handsets was a ‘trump card’ that could see it win back customers lost through the poor performance of the previous BlackBerry 7 phones”. “The ‘experience’ is very attractive for business users and consumers” said Malik.
The launch has been scheduled for 30th of this month in which the company will launch two handsets Z10 and X10, it calls “Re-designed. Re-engineered. Re-invented.” The Z10 is expected to be a full touch interface smartphone like the iPhone 5 while the X10 might sport a classic style with a Qwerty keyboard.
[Image: Leaked image on the L-series BlackBerry Z10 phone, Image Courtesy: Tinhte.vn]