RIM's first phone to arrive running the newhas been spied in new leaked photos, showing off a large touchscreen and a curvy design.
Codenamed BlackBerry London, the new pictures of this upcoming mobile come from Italian site BlackBerryItalia, via Pocketnow, and tell us something of what we can expect from RIM's last-gasp attempt to win back the smart phone crown.
The image lends credibility to another BlackBerry London image that leaked way back in February, suggesting that RIM has had this phone's design up its suit sleeve for a long time. The Londonan impressively high 768x1,280-pixel resolution, but subsequent touchscreen-only BB10 phones will all have 720x1,280-pixel screens, to help app developers.
BlackBerry 10 is the next BlackBerry operating system and itincluding gestures, a swanky on-screen keyboard and some intriguing camera features. Unfortunately, the software is now well behind schedule following several delays, and is currently due to launch early next year.
The London will be the first phone to sport the new operating system, alongside a Qwerty option dubbed the Nevada. Thanks to a, we know that a 4G version of the PlayBook tablet is due before Christmas this year, and that another -- probably larger -- 'Blackforest' tablet will follow in autumn 2013.
Image credit: BlackBerryItalia