Quick Note: Details on RIM's L-Series, N-Series BlackBerry 10 Smartphones Leaked
June 25, 2012 10:18 AM
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Two BB10 smartphones get an early reveal via leaked slides
Although RIM currently appears to be
self-inflicted knife wounds
, new leaked slides show that the company is still hard at work on fresh hardware to headline its BlackBerry 10 operating system. The slides shows two devices, the L-Series (
) full-touch screen device and its N-Series (
) QWERTY keyboard-equipped sibling.
Although not much is known about the hardware inside the phones, the L-Series is said to feature a 768x1280 OLED display (356 PPI) and is 2.16" wide. The L-Series looks similar to the dev hardware that was shown off at the
official unveil of BlackBerry 10
[Image Source: N4BB.com]
The N-Series' screen size is obviously compromised by its physical keyboard and is limited to a 720x720 screen resolution (330 PPI). The N-Series is slightly narrower at 2.08".
For comparison, the iPhone 4S and Galaxy S III weigh in at 326 PPI and 306 PPI respectively.
According to N4BB, the L-Series could make its way to the market in September, while those looking for some physical keyboard action with the N-Series will have to wait until the first quarter of 2013.
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6/25/2012 5:09:17 PM
Your post was just nuts, that's why. It's like you actually expect "top end" models should have full keyboards. It's crazy.
6/25/2012 5:41:53 PM
[s] Yeah, I guess you can call me crazy for expecting a top end model cell phone to come with top end hardware. I am one crazy guy. [/s]
Like I said in my original post though it looks like BB may very well bring out a top model cell phone with a QWERTY keyboard and if they do I will be first in line to pick one up.
6/26/2012 2:51:29 PM
"Yeah, I guess you can call me crazy for expecting a top end model cell phone to come with top end hardware."
That's the point we are trying to make to you... A qwerty kb is no longer a feature of a top end phone.
"like I said in my original post though it looks like BB may very well bring out a top model cell phone with a QWERTY keyboard"
It says right in the artivle above that hte qwerty model will come out 6 months later. That, by default makes our point.
I dont disagree, it would be nice for alot of people if that option were around on top end phones, I just dont see it happening any more.
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