Previously, we showed you images of what seemed like an earlier BlackBerry Q10 prototype. That device featured the same rubberized backplate as the BlackBerry Z10.
However, in all of our hands-on, the BlackBerry Q10 featured a glass weave backplate. Twitter user @1337group managed to put the two Q10 variants side-by-side.
Check out the remaining photos below. Let us know which backplate you prefer for the BlackBerry Q10.
Research In Motion will unveil its first two BlackBerry 10 smartphones on January 30th. However, initial availability may not be likely. Boston-based research firm Detwiler Fenton states in a research note today that the first all-touch BB10 phone won’t appear in the U.S. until March and that the QWERTY keyboard version won’t debut until June.
“RIM’s stock has been on a tear recently thanks to a number of upgrades and optimism surrounding its upcoming BB10 platform,” the firm writes in a note to clients. “However, as we dig a little deeper, there appears to be a few issues that could set up for some disappointing numbers in the 2013 first half.”
The reason for the [...]