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What blackberry devices are compatible with BES10?

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Having a hard time advising people where to find BB phones since we're upgrading to BES10.
SPRINT/VERIZON doesn't resell them. Only AT&T
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While the BB10 devices are the most compatible, almost all BB's devices are supported (must keep older BES server running!), as well as iOS/Android (through BB app)
BB10 devices:
Z10      
Q10      
Q5      
Z30      
P'9982
Z3      
P'9983
Passport
Classic
Leap
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The old BES server is going away 12/2016 (no control over that)
I was told BB devices with android OS not working on BES10/5.
Actually had devices not getting email because of that.
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So, that leaves you with Android/iOS, and the BB10 list I provided.
If the BB devices with Android don't behave correctly, use them as plain Android devices (so install the BES10 client app)
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But email and the Blackberry Enterprise Activation Services wont work with BB's that have Android OS. defeats the reason for having them. Apologies I should have included this with my question (BEAS).
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Obviously, if you don't like using the BES10 Client app, then the list of BB10 devices I already posted is your only option.
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so we can install the BES10 Client app to any mobile phone to add it to the BES10 and it will BEAS?
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and it looks like AT&T is the only group selling BB devices that are still CADM
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In the BES10 Client app, there's an activation procedure almost identical to a BB10 or older device.
Obviously, the whole Android device isn't instantly changing to an old fashioned BB device now, it WILL work differently than you'd expect a BB device to work.
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