Pictures of upcoming BlackBerry smartphones leaked online

Last Updated: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 18:47 hrs
Research in Motion (RIM) BlackBerry smartphone handsets are pictured in this illustration picture taken in Lavigny

London: The images of Research In Motion's (RIM) upcoming smartphones, which will launch next year, have reportedly been revealed online.

The pictures showed both the full touchscreen devices BlackBerry L Series and N series.

They also showed a long-awaited BlackBerry 10 phone with a full qwerty keyboard, the Telegraph reports.

According to the paper, briefly posted on video sharing site Vimeo, the film appears to be an internal pitch for marketing agencies, and was apparently posted by the editor.

BlackBerry site copied images before the film was removed.

Meanwhile, the embattled Canadian mobile maker reported a narrower than expected quarterly loss, sending its shares up nearly 18 percent..

RIM reported a net loss of 235 million dollars for the second quarter, ending September 1, compared with a profit of 329 million dollars for the period last year.

The firm increased its cash to about 2.3 billion from 2.2 billion dollars.

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