Disclaimer: remember that this is NOT a BB10 device, it is a developer alpha. The hardware and software are not what will be released officially by RIM later this year.
I want to get this up quick for everyone, so not much is going into the blog post. As the title states, this is an unboxing video for the BlackBerry 10 Developer Alpha.
We went into a decent bit of detail with it, not too much, and showed off the OS a little bit (the OS is remarkably similar to the PlayBook OS). We did an HTML5 test, ran the camera app (which sadly seems to not be the BB10 camera we saw demoed by Heins) and... well, you'll just have to watch the videos!
These were all filmed on my 9650, so the quality isn't the greatest, but here you go!
First, a short video I shot while waiting outside the doors to get in to get the device:
In this video I actually get the device, unbox it, and boot it up. The initial bootup takes a ridiculously long time, no actual OS information in this video:
The device froze, so I had to reboot it. I took that time to see what else was in the box.
Once setup was complete we did an HTML5 test and show the OS off a little bit:
Once last video to wrap up a question left from the previous video:
So that's it for now! Hope you enjoyed the videos, and we're going to see what we can do to get more features working on these phones for the devs lucky enough to have one.
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