Thorsten Heins has today taken the stage at BlackBerry World 2012 to confirm that BlackBerry 10 is coming later this year, however has reaffirmed that BlackBerry and RIM are taking their time to make sure the OS is completely ready.
Talking to press and developers the CEO was keen to show off the first few features that will be coming to BlackBerry 10 smartphones including a fluid OS and impressive camera app, he also spoke to the audience about the tough decisions they had to make along the way.
"We’re taking our time to make sure we get this right, we actually had a very tough decision to make, what would be the platform for BlackBerry 10, We took the hard choice to deliver our own platform."
"A lot has been said and written about BlackBerry at this time, let me be very very clear with you, I’m here because I believe in the unique value that Blackberry brings its customers."
Following speculation that BlackBerry would be retreating from the consumer market, instead moving to focus on business, Thorsten reaffirmed that this was not the case saying they are 'are totally committed to building our future experience'.