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  1. JDSharpe00's Avatar
    I'm 100% sure that a BlackBerry running Windows 10 Mobile OS will sell off the shelves!
    This would be the phone of everyones dream. Pure beauty.

    Call it the BlackBerry Surface.

    blackberry-vienna-android.jpg
    skstrials likes this.
    02-16-2016 07:07 AM
  2. charlatan1978's Avatar
    Sorry, I think the phone looks awful.
    Especially the keypad.
    02-16-2016 07:35 AM
  3. anon(7929613)'s Avatar
    Microsoft will definitely want other OEMs to start making windows phones. That may include BB, Samsung, HTC, Lenovo, Motorola, Sony and LG.
    02-16-2016 07:45 AM
  4. LockOnTech's Avatar
    Probably not going to happen anytime soon, blackberry found out the hard way that they were comfortable in android's ecosystem.

    Edit: they were "slightly" comfortable in android's ecosystem.
    Last edited by LockOnTech; 02-16-2016 at 07:52 AM. Reason: small details.
    02-16-2016 07:49 AM
  5. Charles Brown8's Avatar
    Looks like an old Motorola Q on steroids from this end lol
    02-16-2016 07:51 AM
  6. JDSharpe00's Avatar
    I think the phone looks awesome actually. Depends on what you like. Microsoft and Nokia sure have not put out any design worthy devices. So maybe it's time they look outside the box. Nokias design team is something BlackBerry has always needed anyways.
    02-16-2016 09:29 AM
  7. JDSharpe00's Avatar
    I think BlackBerry's newest CEO is always looking to make the company profitable. Especially the hardware division of the company. For the newest CEO, it's all about where can we make sales to make money. Windows is a viable option and they have nothing to lose.
    02-16-2016 09:36 AM
  8. jmshub's Avatar
    I'm 100% sure that some Frankenstein's Monster of BlackBerry and Windows Phone, or the two mobile operating systems that no one seems to be buying, would not take the market by storm.

    BlackBerry has just finally committed to Android, the number one mobile operating system by a mile, so I don't see any compelling reason that Blackberry would use a Windows OS. The only way that would happen would be if Microsoft bought BB, and I don't see any way that wouldn't be a mess.
    02-16-2016 09:40 AM
  9. JDSharpe00's Avatar
    Considering the Windows 10 Mobile OS adoption rate, I think it's safe to say there wont be an issue there. Also considering government agencies such such NYPD are already using Windows Phones, again, I see no issue in terms of adopting th Windows 10 Mobile OS.

    The hardware may or may not matter. While keeping in mind that people loved BlackBerry hardware (i.e. keypad) and still love the security (i.e. BlackBerry PRIV is the most secure device on the market).

    There does not need to be a "compelling" reason at all. Here are two simple reasons; Microsoft is actively looking for OEM's and BlackBerry is actively seeking out way to ensure their hardware division makes money.
    02-16-2016 09:50 AM
  10. xandros9's Avatar
    If Windows 10 Mobile gets its act together than it might be nice.

    I'm a huge sucker for not only the sliding Pre/Venue/Torch/Priv form factor, but also devices like this. (Classic, Treo, Pixi...)

    I might use a modern device like this.
    02-16-2016 11:18 PM
  11. joymariah041's Avatar
    interesting.....
    03-05-2016 10:02 PM
  12. Spectrum90's Avatar
    The hardware may or may not matter. While keeping in mind that people loved BlackBerry hardware (i.e. keypad) and still love the security (i.e. BlackBerry PRIV is the most secure device on the market).

    There does not need to be a "compelling" reason at all. Here are two simple reasons; Microsoft is actively looking for OEM's and BlackBerry is actively seeking out way to ensure their hardware division makes money.
    The Priv is not the most secure phone. Even BlackBerry CEO admits that Priv is behind Samsung Knox and BlackPhone.

    It seems sales of the Priv are disappointing. Rumors are that BlackBerry could announce the end of the hardware division in April. They didn't say a word about phones in MWC.
    03-06-2016 10:32 AM
  13. newgamertag's Avatar
    Maybe people are waiting for official release of w10m to build apps? Beats me.
    03-15-2016 08:10 AM
  14. Muessig's Avatar
    This isn't my cup of tea.
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    03-17-2016 03:24 PM
  15. patcherd's Avatar
    Looks like an old Motorola Q on steroids from this end lol
    Could only hope Motorola will jump on board with windows. I would buy a Motorola device running windows in a moment
    03-17-2016 03:30 PM
  16. ArtificiallyYours's Avatar
    I would love a Win10 BB device.

    Of course, most consumers only want the same old android brick put out every year so it'll probably never happen.
    03-18-2016 12:39 AM
  17. skstrials's Avatar
    As a current BlackBerry 10 user, I would love the idea!

    BlackBerry hardwares are built solid; and they look professional and "mature", unlike the HTCs, Samsungs, and Apples.

    Posted via the Windows Central App for BlackBerry 10
    03-21-2016 09:33 AM
  18. OTCHRussell's Avatar
    As a current BlackBerry 10 user, I would love the idea!

    BlackBerry hardwares are built solid; and they look professional and "mature", unlike the HTCs, Samsungs, and Apples.

    Posted via the Windows Central App for BlackBerry 10
    I am also a BB10 fan. I am getting a Lumia 950 to see if I would get along with a windows phone, just in case. Putting Win10 on a BB? I will have to see how I like the Lumia before I could weigh into that. I REALLY love my BB10s.
    03-21-2016 11:34 PM
  19. JDSharpe00's Avatar
    No, you are incorrect. You need to research this.
    03-23-2016 04:23 PM

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