Blackberry 10

  • BlackBerry Z3's price tag puts it in a fix, the Z10 is still a better deal June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry appears to have made another wrong move, yet again. In its attempts to get a strong foothold in the Indian smartphone market, BlackBerry last week introduced its cheapest BlackBerry 10 smartphone - the BlackBerry Z3. The company, after a long while managed to hit...
  • BlackBerry Z3 with 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 15,990 June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: BlackBerry has launched its mid-range BlackBerry 10 smartphone - Z3 -in India at a price of Rs 15,990. The Z3 features a 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor, 1.5 GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory (expandable upto 32 GB). The phone features a 5-inch (540 x 960 qHD resolution) display and...
  • BlackBerry Z3 with 5-inch display coming to India on June 25; likely to be priced under Rs 12,000 June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of its efforts to regain lost ground, Canadian handset maker BlackBerry is set to launch its latest 'Z3' smartphone in India next week that is likely to be priced below Rs 12,000 to take head on the likes of Samsung, Motorola, HTC, Microsoft Devices and Micromax. Launched...
  • BlackBerry Z10 price slashed for the second time; now available for Rs 17,990 February 26, 2014

    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...
  • Budget 'BlackBerry Z3' images leaked; likely to debut at MWC 2014 February 18, 2014

    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. Rumours...
  • Low-cost BlackBerry 10 phones manufactured by Foxconn likely to debut at MWC 2014 January 28, 2014

    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 report,...
  • BlackBerry Q5 price slashed, now available for Rs 19,990 January 6, 2014

    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 BlackBerry's...
  • The first low-cost BlackBerry 10 phone likely to come by April December 24, 2013

    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 to...
  • BlackBerry teams up with Foxconn for budget BB10 phones; likely to be launched by April 2014 December 22, 2013

    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 be...
  • BlackBerry Z30 with 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 39,990 October 24, 2013

    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 September 24, 2013

    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 share...
  • BlackBerry Q5 review: Small screen, average camera spoil the party August 19, 2013

    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 August 14, 2013

    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 year...
  • Hammered by competition, BlackBerry may put itself up for sale August 13, 2013

    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 BlackBerry...
  • Analysis: Taking BlackBerry private may make sense, but not a quick fix August 11, 2013

    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's...
  • BlackBerry Q5 first impressions review: Half a solution for BlackBerry July 16, 2013

    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 July 16, 2013

    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 July 15, 2013

    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 July 10, 2013

    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 and...
  • BlackBerry Q5 coming to India on July 16, to be priced below Rs 30,000 July 10, 2013

    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 July 6, 2013

    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 July 2, 2013

    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 June 29, 2013

    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 for...
  • BlackBerry Q10 review: Big price for a small device June 26, 2013

    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 June 26, 2013

    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 June 25, 2013

    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 its...
  • Q10's a premium phone with best materials and build: Ivor Soans June 7, 2013

    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 June 6, 2013

    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. Why?...