Had you been wondering when BlackBerry OS 10.2 would become official? BlackBerry announced today, along with the BlackBerry Z30, that “Subject to carrier approvals, BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2 is expected to be available for the BlackBerry® Z10, BlackBerry® Q10 and BlackBerry® Q5 smartphones beginning mid-October.”

BlackBerry 10.2 looks to bring a plethora of new features. You can get a glimpse of some of these new features in our hands-on videos here and here. The upcoming BlackBerry Z30 will already release with OS 10.2.