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BlackBerry CEO Confirms BB10 Will Continue to Receive Updates

Published on Jan 9,2016 By Maq Ahmed

Yesterday at CES 2016, official information revealed by John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, said that the company is completely moving to the Android Operating System. Now interesting information came from reliable BlackBerry’s official blog, the CEO made a comment on the page “BB10 Operating System is far from death”.

On the blog the CEO also exposed that BB10 powered phones such as Classic, Passport and others will continue to receive software updates. All those devices that are running BB10 will get the privacy and security enhancement this year. It means that the company won’t overlook its existing mobile phone and it has planned to give something better than before.

We are completely aware of it that recently launched BlackBerry Priv smartphone is powered by the Google operating system and upcoming flagships will also run the same OS. Apart from that the company has reserved some extraordinary advancements for BB10 users as well which will come to them in following year.


John said is the Blog that “10.3.3 is an  upcoming version of BB10 will be qualified for NIAP compliance. It means that the software will has passed strictest government-grade security tests. The update will enable us to further support our government and regulated customers who use BlackBerry 10 devices and demand the highest levels of security,"

Furthermore, “for later this year we are also planning 10.3.4 with more security improvements” added by him.

While we know that the company is launching another Android based devices in 2016, John Chen revealed that only one flagship will hit the market this year. And BlackBerry will share its road map on appropriate time. We know it is hard to wait for another brilliant device by BlackBerry but users have to wait till the company unveils another masterpiece. 

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