BlackBerry latest touch mobile OS version 6.0 was made official
a couple of months back and while we haven’t seen a real product out on
the market running it, here comes a second demo video of the new UI. It
surely looks nice, but whether it’s something to look up to, it would
largely depend on the hardware they slap it on.
There's still no detailed changelog, but what's known so far is that
the new version should deliver a new homescreen, pop-up context menus,
fluid graphical transitions, a new WebKit-based HTML5-capable web
browser, re-skinned media interface, multi-touch support
(pinch-zooming) and all-in-all better thumbability. Universal search
feature and heavy social networking integration to messaging are also
available as seen from the following new video:
The new BlackBerry 6 OS should
be out some time in Q3 this year and some older devices will be capable
of upgrade. Still there is no info on the supported devices. Come on,
RIM, spill the beans already.