New Images Of QWERTY Equipped BlackBerry X10 Leaked

By Jimmie Geddes email: | Jan 16, 2013 04:07 PM EST

Share This Story

  • Print
  • Email

For all you BlackBerry fans who love the classic QWERTY smartphone RIM knows how to build very well, will be happy to see some more images of the upcoming BlackBerry X10. The pictures show off the device and also confirm that the device is headed to Verizon.

Follow us

RIM is holding their BlackBerry 10 media event on Jan. 30 and will officially unveil the shipping version of BlackBerry 10 OS and new smartphones. It is widely believed that RIM will announce two smartphones at the event, the all-touch BlackBerry Z10 and the touchscreen, QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry X10. RIM is expected to initially launch the all-touch BlackBerry Z10 smartphone and follow up by releasing the QWERTY BlackBerry X10 about 4 to 6 weeks later.

Most BlackBerry enthusiasts were hoping both devices would be launched at the same time since the iconic, four-row QWERTY keyboard is what RIM is known for. However, this decision might not have been made by RIM; it could be carriers wanting to see what the initial demand is for BlackBerry 10 OS and the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone before they commit themselves in offering another BlackBerry 10 smartphone - the BlackBerry X10. But RIM could also surprise everyone and announce on Jan. 30 that both devices will launch simultaneously. If that's not the case, a 4 to 6 week isn't too long of a wait to get your fingers on that QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry 10 smartphone.

The leaked pictures show off the new BlackBerry 10 home screen and BlackBerry 10 app launcher. They also reveal that this device is running on Verizon's network, so it's pretty safe to assume Verizon will be offering both the BlackBerry Z10 and the BlackBerry X10. We'll know all the concrete details when RIM takes the stage on Jan. 30. We'll be covering the launch as it happens.

Get the Most Popular Mobile&Apps Stories in a Weekly Newsletter

© 2013 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Featured Video : Ericsson Announces World-Leading Launches Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2014

Join Our Conversation

Leaked image of the Amazon 3D smartphone in protective shell Amazon’s upcoming 3D smartphone leaks in first images, with more spec details
Google: All Glass spots claimed in Explorer Program after April 15 one-day sale following KitKat update
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8, LG Google Nexus 5 & iPhone 5S in drop, slide, and dunk tests (VIDEO)
Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview released – Get it now
Tablet / Laptop / PC
Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8Dell unveils Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablets
Retina iPad Mini facing delays, may not launch until early next year
Refurbished 128GB iPad with Retina Display now available on the Apple Online Store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition: Pricing and availability now official
Amazon LogoAmazon reportedly to launch ‘Firetube’ set-top box before 2013 holidays
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear India launch: Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch now up for pre-order in Canada
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 reportedly in the works already, may debut at CES or MWC 2014
OS / Software
HTC LogoHTC reportedly considering Android/Windows Phone dual-booting smartphone as Microsoft pushes for deeper Windows mobile integration
iOS 7 Chrome Incognito mode leaks private searches due to bug
Sprint HTC One Android 4.3 Jelly Bean already rolling out, AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon to follow
Microsoft Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Internet / Social Media
Google DowntimeGoogle blacks out for two minutes, causes 40 percent drop in world’s Internet traffic
Xbox Music web player is live and ready for Xbox Music Pass subscribers
Facebook Android app collected phone numbers even if users never logged in
Firefox 22 brings support for web video calls, 3D gaming, and Unreal Engine 3
What's App
Adobe Lightroom MobileAdobe Lightroom mobile hits the iPad, coming soon to iPhones
Apple updates Mac iWork for iCloud suite – What’s new in Pages, Numbers and Keynote?
Microsoft launches Office for iPad, makes Office Mobile free on Android and iPhones
Twitter adds photo tagging, multiple photo sharing to iPhone and Android apps
Copyright © 2014 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. mobilenapps