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72 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

BlackBerry 10 is fast, intuitive and far more modern than the dated OS it replaces. But, its tardiness and limited selection of quality apps make it a bit of a hard sell for those already on iOS, Android or Windows Phone.

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Pros
  • Powerful, intuitive gestures
  • BlackBerry Hub aggregates everything
  • Great stock keyboard
Cons
  • Maps application feels unfinished
  • Hub can quickly get overwhelming
  • Limited selection of quality apps

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70
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 6
82
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 10
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Type
Mobile / embedded OS
Source model
Closed
Architecture
32-bit

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72 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

72
 

User Reviews

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The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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