BlackBerry today announced that BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.3.1 will be available for BlackBerry 10 devices.
Users of BlackBerry Passport, Z30, Z3, Z10, Q10, and Q5, as well as Porsche Design P’9983 and P’9982 smartphones from BlackBerry can access BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.3.1 comes with improved features.
BlackBerry Blend, BlackBerry Assistant and battery boosting technology are the new enhancements, while improvements are in the BlackBerry Hub, calendar, camera and multimedia.
Users can now boost their battery life by up to 15 percent by customizing Power Saving Profile, said BlackBerry.
This latest version also introduces dual app stores, offering access to hundreds of thousands of apps through the BlackBerry World storefront and the Amazon Appstore.
BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1 offers a fresh look.
BlackBerry Blend brings messaging and content that is on BlackBerry smartphone to computer and tablet. You can get instant message notifications, read and respond to work and personal email, BBM and text messages, and access documents, calendar, contacts and media in real time on whatever device you are on. BlackBerry Blend works across multiple operating systems including Mac, Windows, iOS and Android.
The new OS update has BlackBerry World and Amazon Appstore.
BlackBerry Assistant can access both personal and work content in work perimeter. BlackBerry Assistant intelligently determines how to respond to you based on how you interact with it.
BlackBerry Hub with Instant Actions
The new instant actions feature allows you to quickly organize and action your inbox without having to go into each individual message or calendar invite. Toggle the read status and file, flag or delete an email message with a single tap. When you’re composing an email, you can transfer conversation to a voice call, SMS or meeting invite.
Time Saving Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts are back for BlackBerry 10 smartphones with a physical QWERTY keyboard including the BlackBerry Q5, Q10, Passport and the Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone from BlackBerry.
The upgraded camera software automatically recommends modes and settings, including HDR when sharp contrast is detected and an enhanced Time Shift mode when faces are detected. You have the option to store your Time Shift captures and edit them into the perfect photo whenever you want.
The new Meeting Mode option will automatically set your phone to quiet mode for the duration of your meeting, and then turn notifications back on when it’s over. Plus, a new weekly agenda view allows you to see your events and tasks for the selected week or month.