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  1. jae hoon's Avatar
    That will depend on how the Hub will perform the task like in the BB10

    If there is no differences...will better install the Hub apk in my next Android device: Oneplus Two.

    I do not see any reason to buy a BlackBerry device if the Hub will be available to any android phone, do you?



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    08-19-15 06:43 PM
  2. Graham Miller's Avatar
    Absolutely can't wait for this puppy to be released. Loved my 9810, love my Q10. Hurry up and take me money.

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    ayngling likes this.
    08-19-15 06:52 PM
  3. Randal Yandal's Avatar
    +1

    z30 (10.3.1)
    08-19-15 06:55 PM
  4. 1REDRUM's Avatar
    I will not buy it if it is a primary Android phone

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    acovey likes this.
    08-19-15 07:56 PM
  5. joeldf's Avatar
    A high end android with keyboard? I'll give it a try...
    Only problem for me is the keyboard layout. Needs a refresh, it doesn't even have a number row!
    The BlackBerry physical keyboard never had a numbers row. They were always laid out in the standard phone keypad fashion sharing keys with the left side of the qwerty keyboard.


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    MO3iusONE and extisis like this.
    08-19-15 09:25 PM
  6. Steelsheen's Avatar
    totally on the fence, depends on several factors, one of if which is if the BB10 Slider has android runtime.

    ..... if not, well... it depends how much of a pull the Blackdroid Slider is. i may just opt for the Silver Passport.
    08-19-15 09:43 PM
  7. deptech's Avatar
    Not even slightly interested in this device.
    acovey, anon(1308230) and drbgd like this.
    08-19-15 09:51 PM
  8. acovey's Avatar
    If the slider comes with an Android OS then NO. I will keep my 9810 until it dies then buy a flip phone. Just the thought of Blackberry using Android makes me feel sick.
    extisis likes this.
    08-19-15 10:13 PM
  9. fadi.alsaidi's Avatar
    Want to say I would, but I'd probably just get a note 5 instead. I mean unless BlackBerry made it more powerful than the note 5. There's no reason to get any other android device that's not samsung.

    Posted via CB10
    Yeah go and try a samsung. I happen to have the samsung S6 and it's the worst Android i 've used so far. Samsung has been dropping the ball latley. Beautiful device with unoptimized android.
    08-19-15 10:16 PM
  10. valer466's Avatar
    Time to move all android bb10 threads to Android Central. Can somebody give me a reason not to...
    gvs1341 and extisis like this.
    08-19-15 10:17 PM
  11. danfrancisco's Avatar
    My employer is retiring our BES server and only supporting iOS and Android devices via MDM moving forwars (not even allowing ActiveSync to BB10 devices) so you better believe that I'll be all over this Android BB slider once it's released!

    I've been a BB die hard since 2006 and the very thought of using an Apple or Samsung handset was making me sick to my stomach. Not to mention the amount of crow eating I'd have to do with colleagues who constantly razz me for being a dinosaur for still using a BB.

    Yes, a BB phone running with Lollipop is considered an Android device. But you kmow what? As long as that sweet flying Bs BB logo is on the back of the handset and the word BlackBerry is proudly emblazened on the front of the phone, then I'm good. I'll still be rocking a BlackBerry handset and also get the benefits of GPS. As long as they keep the Hub, keep the awesome flick and go BB10 virtual keyboard plus maintain the high quality standards of the physical keyboards that we've all grown to love, then i happily welcome this Android'ed Venice Frankenstein creature into my fleet of BlackBerrys!
    southlander and ayngling like this.
    08-19-15 10:34 PM
  12. extisis's Avatar
    and if they are going to release it as a launcher anyway, there will be no advantage to it, I'll just throw it in any device I want.
    great point. lots of people will probably get their hands on that rom. hack city.
    08-19-15 11:21 PM
  13. DiePerske's Avatar
    It all depends. I would love more than anything else phone wise to return to bb10. That said, I just don't know Chen's plans with bb10. If he plans to drop development and support, which I fear he will, then I will be getting the android slider for sure. If however, he is firmly committed to the idea of bb10 and development of all apps and the os, then ill get the bb10 version or some iteration of the passport or classic.

    I'm coming back to bb, Chen just needs to tell me how.

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    08-19-15 11:30 PM
  14. VictorRight's Avatar
    When did blackberry said that the slider will be android based??? I did not see anything info saying that. The only info I read was that the new slider will be running BB10
    Yup

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    08-19-15 11:53 PM
  15. vanrickman's Avatar
    I just want my damn z50 to replace my still awesome z30.

    And a new playbook too.
    deptech and saxxman like this.
    08-20-15 12:17 AM
  16. ptpete's Avatar
    yup. will buy
    08-20-15 12:40 AM
  17. eduardofontes's Avatar
    I would if it comes with all features built-in BB10 like Gestures, Hub, Blend and 100% secured. Don't fall into this impossible rumor.
    08-20-15 12:58 AM
  18. extisis's Avatar
    Not until it's $200.
    i can see the price swap happening sooner than later. and not because it's "selling well". and even at that price the android wouldn't be worth it to me. no psuedo-BlackBerry experience for me... give me the real thing or nothing at all.

    talk about a phone with an identity crisis and it's not even released yet.
    08-20-15 01:06 AM
  19. extisis's Avatar
    No more time wasted in crackberry trying to find workarounds to get basic essential apps (like banking apps) - that weren't productive at all!
    exactly now you go to Android central for your problems.
    08-20-15 01:09 AM
  20. enzo4vpc's Avatar
    Getting ONE... Definitely.
    08-20-15 01:19 AM
  21. theboogeyman's Avatar
    If its priced like the Passport then I'll get one. If they try to market it in the S6/Iphone range then I'll wait till the price comes down and it gets upgraded to Android M.
    The One Plus 2 is $329 and has great reviews and so is the Xiaomi Mi5 at $399
    08-20-15 02:20 AM
  22. drbgd's Avatar
    Not me. If I would want an Android, I'd go for a Nexus or something similar... I'm sticking with Blackberry because of BB10 - I'm faster, secure and definitely more productive with it than with Android. Plus, I've never been a fan of the Torch (the keyboard wasn't as good as Bold or Curve), and this one looks huge and cumbersome.
    deptech likes this.
    08-20-15 06:17 AM
  23. Cobalt232's Avatar
    I'm in. But I would prefer to have a Q10 running Android. I like the form factor and weight of the Q10.

    A killer for the slider would be if it is 180g or more. Who wants a brick in the suit?
    jdesignz and ayngling like this.
    08-20-15 07:07 AM
  24. eyesaidit66's Avatar
    I'll be on that like a fat kid on a smartie...

    Lovingly created by my Z30
    MO3iusONE and ayngling like this.
    08-20-15 07:25 AM
  25. Notna Nosyel's Avatar
    A sub forum should be created for the slider and it should be called "CrackDroid."

    Posted via CB10
    08-20-15 07:31 AM
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