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BlackBerry is a line of smartphones, tablets, and services originally designed and marketed by Canadian company BlackBerry Limited (formerly known as Research In Motion, or RIM).wikipedia
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BlackBerry is a line of smartphones, tablets, and services originally designed and marketed by Canadian company BlackBerry Limited (formerly known as Research In Motion, or RIM).
In the 2000s, BlackBerry, Nokia's Symbian platform, and Windows Phone began to gain market traction, with models often featuring QWERTY keyboards or resistive touchscreen input, and emphasizing access to push email and wireless internet.

BlackBerry 10

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In 2013, BlackBerry introduced BlackBerry 10, a major revamp of the platform based on the QNX operating system. Apps are available for BlackBerry 10 devices through the BlackBerry World storefront.
BlackBerry 10 is a proprietary mobile operating system for the BlackBerry line of smartphones, both developed by BlackBerry Limited (formerly Research In Motion).

BlackBerry Q10

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The first BB10 powered device was the BlackBerry Z10, which was followed by other all-touch and keyboard-equipped models; including the BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Classic, Blackberry Z30 (with stereo speakers ), BlackBerry Passport, and the BlackBerry Leap.
The BlackBerry Q10 is a touchscreen-based QWERTY smartphone developed by BlackBerry, previously known as RIM (Research In Motion).

BlackBerry OS

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The BlackBerry line traditionally uses a proprietary operating system developed by BlackBerry Limited known as BlackBerry OS.
BlackBerry OS is a proprietary mobile operating system developed by Canadian company BlackBerry Limited for its BlackBerry line of smartphone handheld devices.

Android (operating system)

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However, BlackBerry has since lost its dominant position in the market due to the success of the Android and iOS platforms; the same numbers had fallen to 23 million in March 2016.
An early prototype had a close resemblance to a BlackBerry phone, with no touchscreen and a physical QWERTY keyboard, but the arrival of 2007's Apple iPhone meant that Android "had to go back to the drawing board".

BlackBerry Priv

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In 2015, BlackBerry re-focused its business strategy and began to release Android-based smartphones, beginning with the BlackBerry Priv slider and then the BlackBerry DTEK50.
The Priv is the first BlackBerry-branded smartphone that does not run the company's proprietary BlackBerry OS or BlackBerry 10 (BB10) platforms.

Lexicon Branding

The name BlackBerry was coined by the marketing company Lexicon Branding.
The company devised the brand names Pentium, BlackBerry, PowerBook, Zune, Swiffer, Febreze, Subaru Outback and Forester, Toyota Scion, DeskJet, Dasani, OnStar, Embassy Suites Hotels and Metreon, among others.

BlackBerry Mobile

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These are currently designed, manufactured, and marketed by TCL Communication (under the brand of BlackBerry Mobile), BB Merah Putih, and Optiemus Infracom for the global, Indonesian, and South Asian markets (respectively) using the BlackBerry brand under license.
In the early 2000s, Research In Motion Limited, other known as RIM, became dominant in the mobile industry, under the BlackBerry brand.

Waterloo, Ontario

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Research in Motion (RIM), founded in Waterloo, Ontario, first developed the Inter@ctive Pager 900, announced on September 18, 1996.
The dominant technology company in the city is BlackBerry, makers of the BlackBerry, which has its headquarters in the city and owns several office buildings near the University of Waterloo's main campus.

Thumb keyboard

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All newer models have been optimized for "thumbing", the use of only the thumbs to type on a keyboard.
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BlackBerry Key2

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The BlackBerry Key2 was officially announced on June 7, 2018.
The Key2 is preloaded with a number of BlackBerry applications, including BlackBerry Hub, which consolidates emails, calendar alerts, messages, and phone calls into a unified inbox.

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In 2000 NTP sent notice of its wireless email patents to a number of companies and offered to license the patents to them.
The company is widely known for licensing push email patents invented by Thomas J. Campana Jr. and Donald E. Stout to Research In Motion, the manufacturer of BlackBerry for $612.5 Million USD.

BlackBerry DTEK50

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In 2015, BlackBerry re-focused its business strategy and began to release Android-based smartphones, beginning with the BlackBerry Priv slider and then the BlackBerry DTEK50.

WhatsApp

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In 2018 it was reported that BlackBerry would be filing legal action against Facebook over perceived intellectual property infringements within both Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp as well as with Instagram.
Koum then hired a friend who lived in Los Angeles, Chris Peiffer, to develop the BlackBerry version, which arrived two months later.

BlackBerry DTEK60

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On October 25, 2016, BlackBerry released the BlackBerry DTEK60, the second device in the DTEK series, manufactured and designed by TCL.

BlackBerry 950

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BlackBerry 950 (introduced as "Inter@ctive Pager 950", development name "Leapfrog") is an early BlackBerry model, introduced in 1998 by Canadian smartphone manufacturer Research in Motion.

Microsoft Lumia

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During the second financial quarter of 2013, BlackBerry sold 6.8 million handsets, but was eclipsed by the sales of competitor Nokia's Lumia model for the first time.
Although sales of the Lumia line had exceeded those of BlackBerry in the same period, Nokia still made an operating loss of €115m, with revenues falling 24% to €5.7bn following the second quarter of 2013.

BlackBerry Torch 9800

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BlackBerry Torch series (2010): BlackBerry Torch 9800
The BlackBerry Torch 9800 is a 2010 model in the BlackBerry line of smartphones.

BlackBerry Storm 2

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BlackBerry Storm series (2009): BlackBerry Storm 2 (9520/9550)
The BlackBerry Storm 2 is the second full touchscreen smartphone developed by Research In Motion.

BlackBerry Storm

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BlackBerry Storm series (2008): BlackBerry Storm (9500/9530)
The BlackBerry Storm is a touchscreen smartphone developed by Research In Motion.

BlackBerry Tour

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BlackBerry Tour series (2009): BlackBerry Tour (9630)
The BlackBerry Tour is a mobile phone developed by Research In Motion and is part of the 9600 device series.

BlackBerry Pearl

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BlackBerry Pearl series (2006): BlackBerry Pearl 8100/8110/8120/8130
The BlackBerry Pearl (8100 / 8110 / 8120 / 8130 / 8220 / 8230 / 9100 / 9105) was a series of smartphones developed by Research In Motion the first BlackBerry device with a camera and media player.

BlackBerry Torch

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BlackBerry Torch series (2011): BlackBerry Torch 9810
The BlackBerry Torch 9800 is a 2010 model in the BlackBerry line of smartphones.

BlackBerry Style

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BlackBerry Style 9670 (2010)
The BlackBerry Style 9670 is a mobile phone developed by Research In Motion.

BlackBerry World

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Apps are available for BlackBerry 10 devices through the BlackBerry World storefront.
BlackBerry World (previously BlackBerry App World) is an application distribution service and application by BlackBerry Limited for a majority of BlackBerry devices.