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BlackBerry 6 OS new multimedia features detailed

Research In Motion has listed in a blog post the rich multimedia features in the upcoming new BlackBerry OS, whilst at the same time mentioning in passing it will soon be released.

The post passed out to the press in an email, in addition to being added to their own website went on to note in some detail the new abilities of the upcoming BlackBerry 6 OS. These are features such as streaming video, better photo handling and new camera controls amongst others.

RIM has worked on aspects of the way photos can be grouped together by event or date on the handset, where there is even a pinch-to-zoom-in feature in the upcoming operating system release for the BlackBerry handsets.

Also new to the OS 6 is the ability to share videos taken by the phone, with an integrated YouTube client that provides uploading straight to the video sharing website for all and sundry to see.

The same email and blog post hinted the OS release is imminent with the opening line, which stated "as you know RIM will soon be launching the eagerly awaited BlackBerry 6" - although no firm dates have been established yet but a new OS usually ties in with a handset release.

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Rob has worked in the affiliate industry for many years with large publishers, and previously worked as a journalist on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, ITProPortal, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show.