RIM to reveal BlackBerry 10 on 30 January

12 Nov 2012

Thorsten Heins, RIM president and CEO of Research in Motion

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) will be taking the wraps off its BlackBerry 10 platform and the first two BlackBerry 10 smartphones on 30 January.

The launch will happen simultaneously in multiple countries and details on the new smartphones and their availability will be revealed at the event, RIM said.

“In building BlackBerry 10, we set out to create a truly unique mobile computing experience that constantly adapts to your needs,” said Thorsten Heins, RIM president and CEO. 

“Our team has been working tirelessly to bring our customers innovative features combined with a best-in-class browser, a rich application ecosystem, and cutting-edge multimedia capabilities. All of this will be integrated into a user experience – the BlackBerry Flow – that is unlike any smartphone on the market today,” Heins added.

BlackBerry 10 will offer a range of apps across various categories, including games, productivity, social, lifestyle and leisure, multimedia and published content, as well as apps designed for business and enterprise use.

Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic