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BlackBerry Q10 preview

BlackBerry Q10 Hands-on

Today’s event is winding down and RIM (RIMM) — err, BlackBerry — showed us the first two phones it hopes will fuel its comeback. We already gave you a full review of the BlackBerry Z10, which launches in initial markets next month and in the U.S. in March, and now we have your first look at the QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry Q10. BlackBerry reps weren’t letting people touch the phones but we accidentally handled one quickly and this phone is as solid as they come. The BlackBerry Q10 isn’t quite as high-end feeling as the Bold 9900, which had a metal frame, but the larger display, famous BlackBerry keyboard and brand new OS make the Q10 a huge step in the right direction. We’ll have a full review of the BlackBerry Q10 in the coming months but in the meantime, be sure to check out or gallery for a few hands-off photos.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content.

Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment. His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.