Ahead of the January 30 BlackBerry 10 release date, the first two handsets set to support the new operating system have once again leaked online, with BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 pictures making another premature appearance.
Far from the first time the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry X10 have made premature appearances ahead of the imminent BlackBerry 10 release date, the device’s, which reportedly fall under the L-Series and N-Series branding respectively, have already leaked in a selection of early outed hands-on pictures and videos.
Showing off much of the same compared with previous leaks, the latest BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images, which leaked via Instagram, have suggested that the N-Series X10 will play host to the company’s traditional full QWERTY keyboard offering, whilst the L-Series BlackBerry Z10 will be a full-on touchscreen affair.
BlackBerry Z10 Specs
With a hands-on BlackBerry Z10 video accompanying snaps of the reported Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5 rival, a selection of claimed BlackBerry Z10 specs have been outed with the device reportedly set to line up with a 4.2-inch screen as opposed to the 4.3-inch offering previously mooted.
Elsewhere, Engadget has quoted the video’s German speaking narrator has claiming the as yet unconfirmed BlackBerry 10 packing BlackBerry Z10 will touch down sporting a high-end collection of innards topped off by a 1.5GHz dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor, 2GB of RAM and an acceptable 16GB of internal storage. It is currently unclear whether or not microSD expansion will be available.
Building up to the highly anticipated BlackBerry 10 release date, reports earlier this week revealed that more than 15,000 BlackBerry 10 apps had been submitted in just 37.5 hours, ensuring the repeatedly delayed platform will be well supported from launch.
“With the launch of BlackBerry 10 just round the corner, more than a year’s worth of developer engagement is culminating in a series of ‘Port-A-Thons’ to help developers get their apps on to the new platform,” an official BlackBerry spokesperson told Trusted Reviews. “This weekend, RIM held a virtual ‘Port-A-Thon’ for Android developers to port their apps to BlackBerry 10. The virtual event was a huge success, attracting 15,000 BlackBerry 10 app submissions in just 37.5 hours.”
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