RIM is in news since last week as the Canadian tech manufacturer has confirmed that it will hold a special launch event for its latest BlackBerry 10 OS on January 30, 2013. Further, the company will also uncover a couple of smartphones at the event – one with a full touchscreen and the other with a QWERTY keyboard. These smartphones will be released in February 2013 claim earlier reports.
With the launch date confirmed, numerous rumors and leaks are swirling around in the mobile news space regarding the specs and other information about the upcoming Blackberry 10 smartphone range.
The latest in the rumor mill is a TechCrunch report, which has cited TonisTechBlog posting photos of RIM's CEO Thorsten Heins and Vice President Andrew Bocking taking shots using the new BlackBerry 10 handsets at Lakers game.
Some tech enthusiasts might wonder why they have leaked their secretive products a couple of months prior to their unwrapping, but at the same time, who doesnt like a little bit of spotlight attention, specially RIM which has been out of the smartphone foreground for quite sometime.
Here, the photographer of sports/celebrity gossip has managed to capture the new BB10 OS based devices, which is a notable point.
Moreover, these handsets do not look like those that have been leaked earlier and they are seem to the consumer ready. However, it is an image leak and there is no means of confirmation that RIM will unveil these handsets only at the event in Jan 2013.
Also, in an interview with New York Times, Heins has stated that “I don"t expect things to get much worse". Moreover, BlackBerry 10 will allow corporations to segregate corporate data and apps from a user"s personal material.
Further, the tech experts across the world believe that RIM has the potential to compete and outshine the other rival operating systems including Android, with a market share of almost 61%. As per recent reports, RIM's BlackBerry 10 OS has a great mobile web browser that will offer an all new user experience.