Global smartphone maker BlackBerry is all set to launch its most waited QWERTY keyboard enabled device BlackBerry Q10 in India on June 6 of the current year. A private source reportedly revealed that the company is now working on the final processing, and it will soon be sending especial invites to the event very soon.
Two weeks back India’s one of the leading online shopping portal Snapdeal listed BlackBerry Q10 for pre-orders. The interested buyers need to spend Rs. 1,000 in order to pre-book the upcoming smartphone. The shopping website had mentioned that the Q10 would be released on the 4th week of May at the time of listing the product. However, now it is confirmed that the mobile handset will make its grand launch in the first week of June.
BlackBerry didn’t reveal any words whatsoever on what will be the final price for Indian market of the BlackBerry Q10.
It has to be added here that the Q10 is going to be only the second smartphone that will eventually run on the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. The company had already unveiled its Q10 smartphone in the domestic market of Canada and Britain in the last week of April of this year only. As per reports the BlackBerry Q10 has done awesome businesses, and it’s practically sold out in the markets in which it was unveiled earlier including the likes of Canada and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Thorsten Heins, who is the active Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BlackBerry, informed that the Q10 has received a great reception in the UK from the active smartphone users of the country. He also shared that the company was hoping to sell "several tens of millions of units" of this smartphone worldwide in the upcoming months, as the expectations were really high from this device.
BlackBerry is trying to make a comeback as the front runner of the global smartphone market, and this Q10 is expected to make an instant impact on this process for sure. It is going to be a crucial launch for the handset making company.
BlackBerry Q10 will have a 3.1-inch super AMOLED touchscreen with a physical QWERTY keyboard. BlackBerry has been associating these QWERTY keyboards in its devices since the time when it started developing smartphones for its consumers. Over the years it has become like a trademark of the BlackBerry smartphones. The Q10 will also have 8 mega-pixel rear camera, and a 2 mega-pixel front camera. It will also have all the advanced connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G, 3G, and NFC. It will comprise of 2GB of RAM, a battery of 2100mAh, and internal storage of huge 16GB.
In January 2013 Blackberry introduced its new BlackBerry 10 operating system with launch Z10, which is the first device to run on the new OS. BlackBerry Z10 was launched in India on February 25 with a price tag of Rs. 43,490.