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BlackBerry Z50 ‘Manitoba’ Release Date, Specs, Rumors: Will a BB10.3 Touch Screen Phone be Launched?

Sunil Lalvani, BlackBerry Managing Director for India, displays the BlackBerry Z30 smartphone during a product launch in New Delhi on October 24, (RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Sunil Lalvani, BlackBerry Managing Director for India, displays the BlackBerry Z30 smartphone during a product launch in New Delhi on October 24, (RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Will there be a BlackBerry “Z50,” and when will it launch? In November 2013, there was a rumor that there will be a BlackBerry “Z50.”...


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