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RIM Hints At Upcoming Mobile Devices In DevCon Keynote Speech

BlackBerry DevCon Europe 2012

Canadian email mobile phone maker RIM has accidentally shown their upcoming range of new mobile phones and tablet devices in a slide, in the keynote speech hosted by Research In Motion's new CEO - Thorsten Heins.

The slide image was displayed to the 2,000 developers at the conference, in which ITProPortal was in attendance. This picture of the yet-to-be-announced series of devices was displayed in the segment presented by Alec Saunders, Vice President, Developer Relations and Ecosystems Development at Research In Motion.

Although it was the VP that confirmed that the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS will be supported on these new devices, whilst referring to the slide - seen below.

The image shows new form factors for BlackBerry handsets, where ITPP lists (counter clockwise) - a new larger touch screen handset, with a larger navigation button than seen before in a RIM device; a new design of a touch screen mobile, with a narrower body, with a possible navigation touch-bar along its base.

The slide goes on to highlight a new BlackBerry PlayBook that has a much bigger, edge-to-edge touch screen, with an optical trackpad, and another device with a squarer screen and then a mobile phone with an almost seamless display - akin to the Nokia Lumia 800.

BlackBerry DevCon leaked handsets

Rob Kerr is a journalist with more than 14 years experience of news, reviews and feature writing on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show. The mobile phone world is his real passion and forte, having owned a handset as far back as 1994 where he has seen them grow from just a business tool to a necessity in everyone’s everyday life.