BlackBerry had its massive occasion this morning to formally launch its new BlackBerry Passport smartphone and (shock, shock) it’s additionally becoming a member of in on the iPhone bashing often reserved for the Android and Windows producers.
During the occasion, BlackBerry CEO John Chen referred to as out Apple on a number of events together with even difficult Apple on the most recent Bendgate controversy that has began to decide up mainstream consideration. While not mentioning iPhone particularly, Chen famous the bending points on a new system which were the topic of controversy amongst new iPhone house owners and challenged the viewers to attempt to bend its new BlackBerry Passport pictured subsequent to the iPhone within the pictures above and under.
In addition, the corporate in contrast the Passport’s additional-vast 4.5-inch show to the expertise on an iPhone 6 for duties like studying mail, which requires further panning and scrolling on the iPhone (pictured above). The bashing wasn’t restricted to the iPhone, nevertheless, as BlackBerry additionally shared comparisons of the Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S5. TechCrunch’s Darrell Etherington famous that the corporate referred to as out “the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S5 as falling in need of the print normal when it comes to what number of characters per line it can present.” BlackBerry stated the Passport show is able to displaying 60 characters per line making for “a close to-optimum textual content line size for consuming written content material.”
Lastly, the iPhone 6 acquired much more stage time in the course of the occasion for a comparability of Siri to the new BB Assistant function. BlackBerry referred to as out Siri’s incapability to entry knowledge on a company community corresponding to safe calendar occasions.
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