At the BlackBerry live keynote the Q5 was officially announced, and we had a chance to get a demo of the device OS and functionality. When I first saw leaked images of the device I wasn’t sure what to make of it, but now that I had a chance to play with the device it feels really nice on your hands. The device is much lighter than the Z10, and it is the first device without a removable battery from BlackBerry. Check out the full video below, or check out some more pictures at this link.
BBM channels is a new feature that will roll out with BBM later this summer which also includes support for legacy devices. BBM channels is allows brands to create their own channel for fans to follow, comment, and interact with content published through it.