Research In motion has announced their BlackBerry 6 OS which provides better performance and ease of use for the consumers. According to the maker, the new OS will debut on the new BlackBerry Torch smartphone announced today. However, this is only available in US, though it should be available to Asia soon.
Research In Motion (RIM) today announced BlackBerry 6, a new operating system for BlackBerry smartphones that delivers a fresh and engaging experience that is both powerful and easy to use. BlackBerry 6 features a redesigned interface that works seamlessly with a touch screen and trackpad, expanded messaging capabilities that simplify managing social media and RSS feeds, an advanced multimedia experience that rivals the best in the industry, a convenient new Universal Search tool, and WebKit-based browser that renders web pages quickly and beautifully for a great browsing experience.
The BlackBerry 6 OS will debut on the new BlackBerry Torch smartphone (announced today) in US and available from AT&T on August 12. It is also designed to run on selected BlackBerry smartphones already in market. Subject to carrier certifications in the months ahead, the new OS is expected to be available for the BlackBerry Bold 9700, BlackBerry Bold 9650 and BlackBerry Pearl 3G, as well as future BlackBerry smartphones.
Research In Motion is releasing an SDK for BlackBerry 6 (also announced today). Developers can find additional details at www.blackberry.com/developers/blackberry6.