The New York Timesgave the new BlackBerry 10 operating system a very positive review and on Twitter, technophiles seemed pleasantly surprised with the new features (few, however, seemed to care about Alicia Keys' new role in the company).
With this blackberry Z10 , its Only a matter of time before people get back to using blackberries— KvngDams. (@ThatBoyDami) January 31, 2013
Call me crazy, but I'm going to pick up a BlackBerry Z10 today.— Xavier Voigt-Hill (@Xavdog) January 31, 2013
First impression on Blackberry Z10? Incredibly incredibly light...— Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) January 31, 2013
The Twittersphere did seem less enthusiastic about the BlackBerry Z10's camera, which could dissuade many from buying the new device -- especially since that's something that Apple and Samsung have worked to improve on their phones.
The Very Worst Part Of The New BlackBerry: Its Camera (BBRY) bit.ly/XUOZvD via Megan Rose Dickey— All Trends IT (@All_Trends_IT) January 31, 2013
Seems like BlackBerry did not invest enough on the Z10 camera as it has worst Low-Light performance among top devices - goo.gl/B6qYv— Lambert BOULEY (@lbtbouley) January 31, 2013
Could this be enough to get BlackBerry back in the mainstream? Or is the end nigh?
Photo by Flickr user Official Blackberry Images