BlackBerry Launch Q10 Device at Selfridges

As of late, the onus has been on the smaller details of just about every element of style. From sprezzatura to mixing patterns it’s become important to understand how these seemingly minute details can affect your whole aesthetic. This has translated into almost all our daily accruements; including tech, with the BlackBerry Q10 taking care of almost every eventuality in the modern man’s life.

Many forget that there is a choice in the smartphone market. Those who currently view tapping on glass the only way to compose a text message or send a tweet will quickly be surprised by the latest handset. The BlackBerry Q10 is poised as the older – slightly more sophisticated and urbane – uncle of most smartphones.

Today we bring you everything you need to know about one of the most anticipated smartphone releases of 2013.

Roundup: Key Features

What’s striking about the device is it’s timeless style, which is by no means over substance. Crafted from durable and lightweight materials, it manages to combine the power of the BlackBerry 10 platform with a full-QWERTY physical keyboard and a crisp touch screen. Despite what a ‘touch’ screen might lead you to believe, the focus is very much on fluid finger movements.

Nestled on the rear of the 3.1″ SuperAMOLED display is an 8-megapixel camera capable of capturing 1080p HD social-ready video that can be shared at a touch. The ‘Instant Action’ feature allows you to type and perform tasks, such as opening apps or posting to networks, faster than ever before by using shortcuts directly from the home screen.

The natural successor to the Bold is not as strait-laced as its roots might suggest. ‘BlackBerry Balance’ allows users to switch seamlessly between a work and personal profile, separating email accounts, apps and documents, ensuring neither experience is compromised and no in-office faux pas occur.

Notwithstanding the option to divide, an emphasis has been placed on bringing everything into together in one easy-to-manage place. ‘BlackBerry Hub’ merges all your conversations across email, BBM and socials into one easy-to-manage place, whilst ‘BlackBerry Remember’ leaves little excuse to forget with all relevant photos, lists, messages and links for an event collated into a single place.

BlackBerry Q10 Images

BlackBerry Q10

BlackBerry Q10


The BlackBerry Q10, which was unveiled by supermodel Lily Cole at Selfridges in April, now sits in the back pocket of David Gandy and other stylish technophiles. It’s still undecided in the FashionBeans office whether this is a phone or an incredible organisational device that happens to make calls.

As with everything, we can only urge you to follow Mr Gandy’s example.

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