Oh China, didn’t you hear that BlackBerry CEO John Chen no likley leaks…. Looks like there are now images of two QWERTY devices being shown off online. The pictures show off 3 devices a Z5, a Q20 and a Q30. Naming here, is a bit confusing as we’ve heard of some device being cancelled others being rebuilt under different names, some even being retasked to mid-range hardware as other high-end factors hit engineering.
Here we have a gallery of images pictures is said to be a “Q30” device. The frame comes in two colors a white (silver) frame like the Z30. These devices seem like hardware evolutions from the Kopi device we’d seen last year. Now it seems they are re-engineering these devices for real production runs. Managed at the right inventory levels with consistent marketing these devices can do well to reestablish the physical keyboard that BlackBerry is known and loved for.
Here are the full gallery of images:
Original cover + middle frame