BlackBerry R10 is rumored to be the first budget friendly smartphone from canadian manufacturer BlackBerry featuring latest BlackBerry 10 OS. It will be a part of new BlackBerry R-Series portfolio. Unlike the flagship BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry R10 will be aimed at budget conscious customers who want to experience the new BlackBerry 10 OS without paying premium price. The rumored specs of BlackBerry R10 include 3.1-inch display with resolution of 720 x 720 pixels, 2GB RAM, 8GB built-in storage, microSD card slot, non removable 1800mAh battery and BlackBerry OS 10.1. The specs looks very similar to the qwerty featuring flagship BlackBerry Q10. There is no further information available on this device but it is expected to launch by the end of Q3 of 2013. The image below is leaked courtesy of BBOS showing the entry level BlackBerry R-Series smartphone. The red smartphone shown here is leaked on Instagram. It does look like a special edition but you never know BlackBerry might be launching R10 with multi-color options. The image above looks like a working prototype of BlackBerry R10 (Image credit:DGtle). The BlackBerry R10 will be the cheapest BlackBerry 10 smartphone on the market. For more updates download Smartphone4me App or follow @harrym20 on Twitter.
Update : New reports suggest that BlackBerry’s first budget friendly BlackBerry 10 smartphone will pack a powerful 2180mAh non-removable battery (pictured above) instead of 1800mAh battery.
Update : BlackBerry officially announce its first budget friendly BlackBerry 10 smartphone, BlackBerry Q5 at BlackBerry Live event on May 14th.