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TMCNet:  Cell C can confirm it intends to range BlackBerry 10 in South Africa

[December 27, 2012]

Cell C can confirm it intends to range BlackBerry 10 in South Africa

(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 27 December 2012 Release date- 21122012 - Cell C is pleased to confirm that they will be ranging BlackBerry10 devices which will be made available to its customers from early 2013 following the global launch announcement on 30 January 2013.

The new range of BlackBerry smartphones will run the new OS and will offer a number of key new features, some never seen before on BlackBerry smartphones as well as on other smartphones.

Key features of Blackberry OS 10 Advanced keyboard - The on-screen keyboard appears to have impressive text prediction capabilities as well as being able to support up to three languages simultaneously and exhibits elements taken from SwiftKey Flow, with its drag-to-type text entry option.

BlackBerry Flow - In developing a more modern mobile user experience and interface, RIM have dubbed the key elements BBOS 10's UI as BlackBerry Flow. This refers to consistent elements between apps and services on the device making for a more unified experience, with consistent design elements and the ability to quickly 'flow' between applications.

BlackBerry Hub - BB Hub will serve as a single location displaying new messages, emails, social interactions, calendar appointments and more. The hub will feature on all new BB 10 devices.

BlackBerry Balance - With the long standing history of BlackBerrys used in business, Blackberry Balance will serve as way for a single user to switch between work and personal modes. Each can have its own layout and wallpaper as well as its own firewall and encryption.

Time Shift Camera - One of the 'wow' features on the new BB10 devices is the Time Shift camera feature. When the user takes a photo, the BB10 device will be able to pick out faces and let the user scrub forwards and backwards in time by a few frames on either side of the photo. This feature is useful to capture more accurately a smile, remove blinking and more.

All-new web browser - BBOS 10's web browser is anticipated to be fast, really fast, benchmarking of the current build already scores it above the likes of Google Chrome for mobile with regards to HTML5 performance for example.

Better app support - A diverse list of companies and developers are lining up to offer their own applications on BBOS 10. Gaming is also anticipated to be a more enriching experience on the new BB 10 devices.

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