BlackBerry A10 slated for release this year


Smartphone rumoured to be released in the US in November, pushing the Z10 and Q10 into the mid-tier

BlackBerry is readying the launch of its A10 smartphone before the end of the year as its flagship smartphone on the BB10 operating system.

According to various online reports, the A10 will be a full touchscreen device and be the successor to the BlackBerry Z10, which was released at the end of January as the first phone running the BlackBerry 10 operating system.

Specs on the A10 are still scarce, but reports say it will ship with the latest version of the manufacturer’s operating system, BlackBerry OS 10.2, which is currently in beta mode,

Reports added it be released in the US in November and push the Z10 and Q10 into the mid-tier. The Q5, which will be released next month, will be sold as an entry-level device.