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BlackBerry Q10 Delayed

After BlackBerry 10's high-profile launch event last week, BlackBerry disappointed some die-hard users with the news that the new QWERTY Q10 smartphone wouldn't be available until April. Now the release date for the BlackBerry Q10 has apparently slipped even farther, with BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Hein telling the Associated Press that the phone would launch in the U.S. eight to 10 weeks after the touch-screen-based BlackBerry Z10 (which is scheduled for a March release). With BlackBerry attempting to win back customers it's lost to Apple and Android, the excitement and interest generated by BlackBerry 10 may not last until late spring.