Former Research in Motion has made a strong comeback with a new company name and operating system along with two new fantastic phones – the BlackBerry Q 10 and BlackBerry Z10 models. Both phones run the company’s new operating system, BlackBerry 10. The phones are available in the U.K and Asia Pacific regions and are expected to hit U.S markets towards the end of March. Stupendous effort made by BlackBerry to claw its way back to the top, it looks like the company has a hard fight ahead against Samsung and Apple but it is making very good progress.
The first update to BB10, available on the Z10 series is around 150 MB in size and includes bug fixes and enhancements for performance improvement, Gmail calendar support, third party application compatibility and performance, battery life optimization and online import of contacts. The update also includes improved video playback in the browser and better camera performance even in diffused light conditions. The update is going to be delivered over the air.
BB10’s new update is focused on feature optimization and overall performance improvement including longer battery life. There is no drastic change to the User Interface or release of any major enhancements with BB10’s first update for the Z10. The operating system seems to be doing really well and has delivered a sturdy performance that has been received well by BB users and succeeded in expanding BlackBerry’s base in Smartphone markets. There have been no major issues reported yet that requires quick fixes and is blocking use of certain feature.
BlackBerry continues to ascend steadily in the market and users can soon expect enhancements to the operating system similar to Apple’s iOS updates. The update is currently being rolled out in the U.K, India and Canada.