In the age of touchscreens and all, the QWERTY keyboard feature isn’t yet going the departure route as Blackberry announced the coming availability of the Blackberry Q10, the company’s latest smartphone that still features the classic QWERTY keyboard.
The device, which boasts of the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 operating system and UI and overall high-end looks and appeal, will be available in the Philippines starting June 7.
Blackberry Philippines also announced that the new swanky smartphone will be available from authorized carriers aside from retailers in the country. So watch out for the information on pricing, promotions and availability of the Blackberry Q10 from the said establishments.
Blackberry Q10 will be available in two colours, Black and White.
Even though it has the QWERTY keyboard—a “re-engineered physical keyboard”, the BlackBerry Q10 features a stunning touchscreen display – the largest ever on a BlackBerry QWERTY smartphone.
Cameron Vernest, Country Director for the Philippines at BlackBerry said, “We are excited to be working with our partners to bring the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone with QWERTY keyboard to customers in the Philippines. The BlackBerry Q10 smartphone offers premium performance, set in BlackBerry’s signature keyboard design, that lets customers take instant action and stay connected to their work and personal networks throughout the day.”
The device’s elegant and ergonomic QWERTY keyboard features a wider layout and larger sculpted keys.
With the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone’s advanced hardware, communications and multimedia features, along with long battery life, users can can confidently stay ahead and execute more tasks all day long.
Featuring the latest Blackberry 10 platform, a built from ground up, the Blackberry Q10 offers the user a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience adapted to his or her needs.
Here are some of the enhancements and features of the new Blackberry 10 OS:
• The ever present BlackBerry® Hub, which brings all your conversations together in one easy to manage place that you can access at any time from any app with a simple “peek”, so you’re always only one swipe away from what matters to you.
• BlackBerry® Balance™ technology, which elegantly separates and secures work applications and data from personal content, protecting what’s important to you and the business you work for.
• BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger), which lets you share things with the people that matter to you in an instant. BBM on BlackBerry 10 smartphones includes voice calling and video chat, and lets you share your screen with another BlackBerry 10 smartphone contact.
• BlackBerry® Remember, which helps you tackle tasks quickly with a new way to collect, organize and action all the information sitting in different places across your smartphone.
For more information on the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone, please visit ph.blackberry.com/BlackBerryQ10.