BlackBerry Q20

BlackBerry readying three new high-end smartphones

BlackBerry Q10 keyboard

BlackBerry today announced its Q4 FY2014 financial results. The struggling company recorded another loss and revealed that it had only sold 1.3 million BlackBerry smartphones during the quarter. Despite this disappointing news, BlackBerry CEO John Chen reconfirmed once more that the company will remain in the hardware business and is planning to release up to three new high-end smartphones over […]

Leaked BlackBerry 10.3 build reveals upcoming BlackBerry device codenames

BlackBerry logo on F1 car

A BlackBerry 10.3 build was leaked earlier this week. It revealed some details about what is to come in the latest version of BlackBerry 10. Digging further into the configuration files and libraries, CrackBerry forums reader Ofutur also dug up a list of potential upcoming BlackBerry device codenames. He warns that details could change but that they will firm up […]

BlackBerry Q20 to launch in fall timeframe

BlackBerry Q20 concept

BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Q20 at MWC 2014. The smartphone will not only feature a physical QWERTY keyboard but will also bring back the classic function keys, ‘Menu,’ ‘Back,’ ‘Send’ and ‘End,’ and trackpad found on earlier devices. When it was announced, BlackBerry only said that it would launch sometime in the second half of the year. In an interview […]

MWC 2014: BlackBerry Q20 to bring back “full classic QWERTY experience”


The all-touch BlackBerry Z3 was not the only smartphone BlackBerry announced today. It also unveiled the BlackBerry Q20 (or the BlackBerry Classic as CEO John Chen refers to it), its latest QWERTY keyboard smartphone. With BlackBerry’s new found focus on QWERTY keyboards, the BlackBerry Q20 also brings back the classic function keys, ‘Menu,’ ‘Back,’ ‘Send’ and ‘End,’ and trackpad found […]