While many of us have been focused on the clearly visible things in the BlackBerry 10.3 leak, there are a lot of things in that OS that aren't exactly on the top layer. If you go digging deep into the OS there are quite a few device code names to ponder, there are assets for not only a 1080p device but also a 1440p device, and there are plenty of different specs to refer to.

The problem? The OS is, by software development standards, really old, so everything in it has to be taken with a massive grain of salt. Over the past few months we've seen some weird devices turn up, some devices have been rumored to have been scrapped, and some of them have even been downgraded and renamed. If nothing else, it shows handset development at BlackBerry is still strong. 

So what kind of code names and information has been turning up in BlackBerry 10.3? Quite a bit actually. Stuff like Mjölnir, Musket, Dev Alpha X, craziness. And like always, folks in the CrackBerry Forums like Ofutur, Thurask, UrbanGlowCam and many others have been busy discussing it all and here's some of what we're looking at. Again, I can't stress enough that this should all be taken with a grain of salt but it's interesting stuff.

Development and Reference Models

  • Touch - 5" 1080p OLED
  • ​MSM8974 - 1.9-2.26 GHz quad-core Krait 400 - Adreno 330
  • 13MP camera - 802.11ac Wifi - HDMI 1.4
  • Wi-Fi Direct / Miracast
  • Sensors: Gyroscope - Magnetometer - Accelerometer - Altimeter
  • Dev - Euphrates (Tigris variant with different Wi-Fi)
  • Dev - Tigris (Prototype, 4 Revisions)
  • Dev - Mjölnir (Yes, the hammer of Thor.)
  • Dev - Musket - Exynos 5 5410 - 1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 + 1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 - IT PowerVR SGX544MP3


  • Full touch based on Tigris v4 which was has been downgraded to mid-tier
  • 5.2"? 1080p OLED
  • R122 - OntarioNA - North America
  • R123 - OntarioVZW - Verizon
  • R124 - OntarioSprint - Sprint​
  • R125 - OntarioFDD - World phone FD-LTE​
  • R138 - OntarioTDD - World phone TD-LTE​
  • Rxxxx - OntarioChina - China

Classic Series - Q20

  • SQC100 - Qwerty - Touchpad - 3.5" - 720x720
  • MSM8960(AB?) 
  • 8MP camera - 802.11n Wi-Fi (Broadcom) - HDMI
  • R142 - ClassicNA - North America
  • R143 - ClassicVzw - Verizon
  • R144 - ClassicROW - Rest of World

N-Series / Porsche Design - P'9983

  • SQK100 - QWERTY - 3.1" 720x720 OLED
  • MSM8960 - 1.5 GHz dual-core Krait - Adreno 225
  • 8MP camera - 802.11n Wi-Fi (Broadcom) - HDMI
  • Wi-Fi Direct / Miracast
  • Sensors: Gyro - Mag - Accel
  • R139 - KhanB (SQN100-1) North America
  • R140 - KhanE (SQN100-3) EMEA

So, looking at that list it's easy to see there's still a lot going on within BlackBerry, but there's certainly even more than what's shown here. They've been testing a ton of different chipsets, camera modules, Wi-Fi chips and even new trackpads. If you're really interested in keeping up with all the latest device rumors, then I suggest hitting up the CrackBerry Forums and maybe even subscribing to this thread. You can also subscribe to Ofutur's channel at C001231E5.