By: Next Communications June 18, 2014 In: Blackberry, Industry News, Uncategorized

BlackBerry has entered into a licensing agreement with Amazon to bring more than 200,000 Android apps to the BlackBerry 10 operating system when version 10.3 of the platform is released this Autumn.

Blackberry Z10The move allows Blackberry to add a vast array of consumer-focused apps to its devices. Customers will be able to access popular Android apps such as Groupon, Netflix, Pinterest, Candy Crush Saga and Minecraft.

“Making the Amazon Appstore available on Blackberry 10 devices will help Blackberry continue to meet two essential needs: greater app availability for our smartphone users and enhanced productivity solutions for enterprises” – Blackberry Chief Executive John Chen