Blackberry 10

  • BlackBerry Z10 price slashed for the second time; now available for Rs 17,990 26-02-2014 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Sagging sales have forced Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry to cut the price of Z10 for the second time since the launch in India in February last year. Z10, which runs on its latest BB10 operating system, is now priced at Rs 17,990. It was launched at Rs 43,490,...
  • Budget 'BlackBerry Z3' images leaked; likely to debut at MWC 2014 18-02-2014 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: Days before the Foxconn-built budget BlackBerry 10 phone makes its debut at MWC 2014, the phone has been leaked in images. Code-named "Jakarta' and is speculated to be named BlackBerry Z3, the smartphone apparently will be a touch-only handset. The phone is expected to be priced around $150....
  • Low-cost BlackBerry 10 phones manufactured by Foxconn likely to debut at MWC 2014 28-01-2014 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: It was only last month when BlackBerry CEO John Chen revealed that the company had teamed up with Foxconn to build budget phones, and now a new report claims that the Foxconn-built budget BlackBerry 10 phones will make its way to MWC 2014. According to a Focus Taiwan...
  • BlackBerry Q5 price slashed, now available for Rs 19,990 06-01-2014 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry has announced a price cut of Rs 5,000 for its Q5 smartphone. The Q5 smartphone, which was originally priced at Rs 24,990, is now being sold by Blackberry for Rs 19,990. The BlackBerry Q5 is available in three colours, red, white and black. The BlackBerry Q5 is...
  • The first low-cost BlackBerry 10 phone likely to come by April 24-12-2013 10:32 AM

    Taipei: Foxconn's BlackBerry Ltd deal marks the Taiwanese firm's biggest step up the value chain - a chance to not just assemble smartphones, but help design them, too. The agreement to design and market phones starting in Indonesia, the world's fourth-most populous country but an under-penetrated market, is a boon...
  • BlackBerry teams up with Foxconn for budget BB10 phones; likely to be launched by April 2014 22-12-2013 11:15 AM

    Mumbai: BlackBerry CEO John Chen reveals that the company has teamed up with Foxconn to build budget phones. The first smartphone from Foxconn with BlackBerry branding should arrive some time in March or April 2014 and is expected to be a 3G phone based on BlackBerry 10. The phone will...
  • BlackBerry Z30 with 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 39,990 24-10-2013 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: As we had previously reported, BlackBerry announced the launch of its 5-inch Z30 smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 39,990, the smartphone runs BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2 and is a full-touch smartphone. It has the largest battery yet on a BlackBerry smartphone. The Z30 is also listed...
  • BlackBerry to be acquired by Fairfax group for $4.7 billion 24-09-2013 12:02 AM

    Toronto: Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd said on Monday that it has agreed in principle to be acquired by a consortium led by Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd for $4.7 billion. Fairfax, led by Canadian investor Prem Watsa, owns 10 per cent of BlackBerry. It has offered to pay $9 a...
  • BlackBerry Q5 review: Small screen, average camera spoil the party 19-08-2013 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: In the face of criticism over the price of its Z10 and Q10 smartphones, BlackBerry recently introduced its mid-range smartphone, BlackBerry Q5, which also runs on the new BlackBerry 10 OS. We had published our first impressions on the device sometime back and now having used the phone...
  • BlackBerry shares jump on sale speculation 14-08-2013 10:29 AM

    Toronto: BlackBerry shares surged Tuesday on a report that its largest shareholder is looking to take the company private and on speculation about how much the company could fetch. The Spark: The struggling smartphone maker said Monday it will consider selling itself. The long-awaited debut of its new phones this...
  • Hammered by competition, BlackBerry may put itself up for sale 13-08-2013 07:18 AM

    Toronto: BlackBerry will consider selling itself after the long-awaited debut of its new phones failed to turn around the struggling smartphone maker. The company said Monday that its board has formed a special committee to explore "strategic alternatives" in hopes of enhancing the company's value and boosting adoption of its...
  • Analysis: Taking BlackBerry private may make sense, but not a quick fix 11-08-2013 11:40 AM

    New York: A deal to take BlackBerry Ltd private could make sense from a financial standpoint, say private equity executives, though any such move won't by itself make the smartphone company more competitive. The numbers for a leveraged buyout could still work, these executives said, after a Reuters report that...
  • BlackBerry Q5 first impressions review: Half a solution for BlackBerry 16-07-2013 05:33 PM

    New Delhi: Following the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 earlier this year, BlackBerry launched its third BlackBerry 10 OS smartphone - the BlackBerry Q5 - in India at Rs 24,990. What could impress its potential users is its price. The Q5 is the cheapest BlackBerry 10 device yet...
  • BlackBerry Q5 coming to India today, to be priced below Rs 30,000 16-07-2013 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry is all set to launch its much-awaited BlackBerry Q5 handset in India today. According to a source, with information on the BlackBerry Q5 launch plans in India, the smartphone will be priced under Rs 30,000. This, in turn, helps us to conclude that the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone...
  • BlackBerry Q5 India launch tomorrow, to be priced below Rs 30,000 15-07-2013 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry is all set to launch its much-awaited BlackBerry Q5 handset in India on July 16. According to a source, with information on the BlackBerry Q5 launch plans in India, the smartphone will be priced under Rs 30,000. This nugget helps us to conclude that the low-cost BlackBerry...
  • BlackBerry name change approved by shareholders 10-07-2013 09:40 AM

    Ontario: Research In Motion has won formal approval to change its name to BlackBerry. The Canadian company announced plans for the name change in January, when it unveiled new phones running a revamped operating system called BlackBerry 10. The company hopes the new devices will be more competitive with iPhones...
  • BlackBerry Q5 coming to India on July 16, to be priced below Rs 30,000 09-07-2013 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry is all set to launch its much-awaited BlackBerry Q5 handset in India on July 16. According to a source, with information on the BlackBerry Q5 launch plans in India, the smartphone will be priced under Rs 30,000. This nugget helps us to conclude that the low-cost BlackBerry...
  • BlackBerry: A tale of David versus two Goliaths 06-07-2013 12:56 PM

    Toronto: BlackBerry will likely face tough questions about its future at its annual meeting on Tuesday after dismal quarterly results last week triggered a 28 per cent plunge in the Canadian smartphone maker's share price. Sales of BlackBerry's make-or-break new line of smartphones in the quarter ended June 1 came...
  • BlackBerry launches exchange scheme for Z10, offers discount up to Rs 11,000 02-07-2013 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry has started a month-long programme allowing users to trade their older mobiles for the newest model Z10 for hefty discounts of up to Rs 11,000 as the smartphone maker seeks to push sales. "Customers across 17 cities will get discount of up to Rs 11,000 if they...
  • BlackBerry posts larger-than-expected loss, shares plunge 29-06-2013 12:46 PM

    Toronto: Shares of BlackBerry plunged nearly 30 per cent Friday after the company posted a loss and warned of future losses despite releasing its make-or-break new smartphones this year. BlackBerry also announced that it will stop developing new versions of its slow-selling tablet computer called the Playbook. Analysts were looking...
  • BlackBerry Q10 review: Big price for a small device 26-06-2013 01:41 PM

    New Delhi: In its latest attempt to regain the customer base lost to rivals such as Samsung and Apple, BlackBerry launched its much-awaited Q10 in India early this month. While the first BlackBerry 10 OS smartphone - Z10 - was a full touch device, the Q10 comes equipped with BlackBerry's...
  • BlackBerry Q5 to be launched in India in July: Source 26-06-2013 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: Having launched its much-awaited BlackBerry Q5 in Dubai last week, the company is now all set to bring its lower-priced smartphone to India. According to a source with information on the BlackBerry Q5 launch plans in India, the company will launch the mid-range BlackBerry Q5 in India in...
  • BlackBerry launches new service to manage Android, Apple devices 25-06-2013 09:54 AM

    Toronto: BlackBerry launched a service on Tuesday allowing government agencies and corporate clients to secure and manage devices powered by Google Inc's Android platform and Apple Inc's iOS operating system. The long-anticipated offering, which BlackBerry had said would come out around mid-year, could help the company sell high-margin services to...
  • Q10's a premium phone with best materials and build: Ivor Soans 07-06-2013 06:06 PM

    BlackBerry has launched its much-awaited physical keyboard-equipped BlackBerry Q10 in India at Rs 44,990. The device comes powered by a 1.5GHz Cortex-A9 dual-core processor. Running the BlackBerry 10 OS, the phone has a 3.1-inch OLED touch display with a resolution of 720 x 720 pixels. Ivor Soans, managing editor of...
  • BlackBerry Q10 review: If you value a keyboard, this is the one to get 06-06-2013 01:14 PM

    New York: The BlackBerry has finally caught up to the world of touch-screen smartphones. It took time - six years, from the launch of the first iPhone - and it may be too late to save the company that makes it. But the BlackBerry deserves to be taken seriously again....
  • BlackBerry Q10 with physical keyboard launched in India at Rs 44,990 06-06-2013 12:59 PM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry has launched its much-awaited keyboard-equipped BlackBerry Q10 in India at Rs 44,990. The phone includes a QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen. The top-of-the-line QWERTY smartphone from BlackBerry is available in two colours - black and white. The new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone is expected to be available in India...
  • BlackBerry Q10 India launch today; available online for Rs 44,999 06-06-2013 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry is all set to launch its much-awaited keyboard-equipped BlackBerry Q10 today in India. However, the phone has made its way to e-commerce portal Saholic.com ahead of the launch. The phone is available for Rs 44,999 on the e-commerce site. The website lists that the phone will be...