[Hands-on] Exclusive: BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha B

This time we had the opportunity to hold (hands-on) smartphone that has been long awaited by lovers of BlackBerry. Yes, as for smartphones that we said this time it is the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha B are not the final version of which will be launched on January 30, 2013.

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When held, the phone feels too big in the clutch. However, the width does not mean frail. Yes, the BlackBerry handset Dev Alpha B looks so dashing with the design of the ‘sharp’. Unfortunately, not everyone likes the ‘sharpness’ on the sides of the phone.

However, a noteworthy, we hold the handset is not the final design will have a curve on each of the sides so it is more comfortable grip and kept in a pocket.

What is interesting and different from other smartphones is where the BlackBerry 10 does not have the “back” or “home”. So, when you want to return to the home user must slide the screen from bottom to top like unlocking the phone.

Smartphones that we hold has 8 MP camera with 16 GB of internal memory and external memory support. In addition, supported also by the front camera that can do video calls for users who like to have a conversation face to face.

Of particular interest is on the right side of the phone, there are two slots. The first slot (bottom) is charge the phone as well as mobile data transfer to a PC, sedangkah the second (top) is the HDMI cable, users can display the phone to the TV screen.

On the left side of the phone only has voume buttons like other BlackBerry phones. At the top there is a power button and a 3.5mm jack for headset.

After holding the BlackBerry 10 handsets are staying in sieves mainstay of Reseach in Motion (RIM) in winning back pecaturan smartphone market is, of course made ​​us impatient to wait for the official release of the OS.