With all of the pre-release hardware leaks of late that have showed off glimpses of BlackBerry 6, it's nice to see RIM up their game with a new BB6 promo video. Over at the official BlackBerry blog, Andrew Bocking, VP of Handheld Software Product Management, expressed his excitement for the updated operating system. RIM let us know that:
In addition to the new fluid user interface, the new video illustrates a few of the new applications and features in BlackBerry 6 that will provide users with a mobile experience that is both fun and approachable, yet extremely powerful including:
- redesigned home screen
- universal search
- context-sensitive pop-up menus
- revamped BlackBerry Browser powered by WebKit
- new applications like Social Feeds (which integrates all your news and social networks into one destination) and more
Check out the the video above to get a better idea of the new look and new features coming in BlackBerry 6. All I want to know now, as we all have for months, is which in-market devices will get the BB6 update? Is 6 only going to be made available to devices with 512MB of memory (or more)? Or will we see existing devices like the Bold 9700, Tour or Storm2 also get a BB6 update in time. I **think** I know the answer to this question, but it sure would be nice if RIM just told us. If we're going to need to be buying new phones for BlackBerry 6, I'd rather know sooner rather than later so I can start saving my pennies. Be sure to sound off in the comments with your reactions to the video!
Source: Inside BlackBerry
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