BlackBerry has announced it is seeking to expand its licensing agreements into the Enterprise of Things market. The company is looking to foray into tablets, wearables, medical devices, appliances, point-of-sale terminals and other smartphones. Continue reading “BlackBerry eyes licensing deals for tablets, wearables and appliances”
BlackBerry’s partner PT BB Merah Putih today announced BlackBerry Aurora in Indonesia, after some rumors earlier this month. It packs a 5.5-inch HD display, is powered by a quad-core Snadpragon 425 SoC, has 4GB of RAM and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). Continue reading “BlackBerry Aurora with 5.5-inch display, 4GB RAM, Android 7.0, 4G LTE announced”
Specifications of BlackBerry’s mid-range budget smartphone codenamed BBC100-1 surfaced earlier this year. Now a pre-order listing on a popular Indonesian website has revealed the name of the phone as BlackBerry Aurora along with the image of the phone without any capacitive touch buttons on the front and the price of the phone.
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BlackBerry announced KEYone at its MWC 2017 event in Barcelona yesterday. This is the last phone that is designed by BlackBerry and is made by TCL Communication Technology (TCT). We have got our hands on the phone so let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specifications of the phone.
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BlackBerry just announced its latest smartphone that was codenamed ‘Mercury’ as KEYone at its MWC 2017 event in Barcelona, as it had promised. It is the last phone that is designed by BlackBerry and is made by TCL Communication Technology (TCT). It has a 4.5-inch (1620 x 1080 pixels) display with 3:2 aspect ratio and has a 4-row QWERTY physical backlit keyboard with keys that respond to touch gestures, support for flick typing, up to 52 customizable shortcuts and the fingerprint sensor is built into the spacebar. Continue reading “BlackBerry KEYone with 4.5-inch 3:2 display, QWERTY keyboard, Android 7.1 announced”
BlackBerry, a onetime leader in smartphone market is finally biting the dust. The Canadian smartphone maker’s global market share has landed to zero percent in Q4 2016, according to the latest report from Gartner. Continue reading “BlackBerry’s global market share hits 0%, Apple tops with 17.9% in Q4 2016 : Gartner”
BlackBerry has inked a deal with Optiemus Infracom to licence software and services for the production of Android handsets in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. Under the terms of the agreement, BlackBerry will licence its security software and services suite, as well as related brand assets to Optiemus Infracom Ltd, a Delhi-based telecom enterprise.
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Specifications of BlackBerry’s upcoming mid-range budget smartphone codenamed BBC100-1 has surfaced online. According to @rquandt on Twitter, the phone will come with a 5-inch HD screen, will be powered by Snapdragon 425 and come with dual SIM support, making it the first BlackBerry Android smartphone to come with Dual SIM support. Continue reading “BlackBerry’s upcoming Dual SIM Android smartphone with Snapdragon 425 surfaces”
TCL Communication Technology (TCT) at the CES 2017 earlier this month teased a new BlackBerry smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard codenamed Mercury and said that it will be introduced a the MWC 2017 in February. Today BlackBerry through a new BlackBerry Mobile (@BBMobile) Twitter account announced that the smartphone will be introduced on 25th February. Continue reading “BlackBerry Mercury Android smartphone with QWERTY keyboard to be announced at MWC 2017 on February 25”
TCL Communication Technology (TCT) today shared its plans for an industry-first brand portfolio business model, which now enables the company to offer an entire suite of mobility products, including new BlackBerry smartphones. It also introduce a new BlackBerry smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard as rumored earlier, but it doesn’t have a name yet. Codenamed Mercury, TCL doesn’t want to reveal the specifications of the smartphone yet. Continue reading “TCL teases BlackBerry Android smartphone with QWERTY keyboard, will be announced at MWC 2017”
Last month TCL announced that it will unveil new BlackBerry brand of smartphones at the CES 2017. Steve Cistulli, President and General Manager for TCL Communication, North America shared some teasers of the upcoming BlackBerry smartphone with a physical QWERTY keyboard. Now press shots of the phone have surfaced in China that shows a similar design as live images that had surfaced last month. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK70 teased in official videos, press renders surface ahead of CES 2017 announcement”
BlackBerry already announced that it will end all internal hardware development and will outsource it to partners to focus on software development, including security and applications. Earlier this month it announced that it has signed a deal with China’s TCL Communication to give it exclusive rights to sell BlackBerry-branded phones in most countries. Continue reading “New BlackBerry smartphones made by TCL will be introduced at the CES 2017”
BlackBerry already announced that it will end all internal hardware development and will outsource it to partners to focus on software development, including security and applications. Today has announced that it has signed a deal with China’s TCL Communication to give it exclusive rights to sell BlackBerry-branded phones in most countries, who had developed the DTEK50 and DTEK60. Continue reading “BlackBerry and TCL sign smartphone software and brand licensing deal”
Specifications of a BlackBerry smartphone codenamed Mercury with a 4.5-inch 1080p screen with 3:2 aspect ratio and a physical QWERTY keyboard surfaced few months back. Now a live images of the smartphone has surfaced in China. According to image the phone’s screen seem bigger than 4.5-inches. Continue reading “BlackBerry Mercury Android smartphone with QWERTY keyboard surfaces in live images”
BlackBerry launched DTEK50 in India last month for Rs. 21990. It is the second Android smartphone from the company after the Priv. BlackBerry recently announced that it will stop in-house smartphone development and will outsource it to partners. The DTEK50 is also not made by BlackBerry. It is a rebranded Alcatel Idol 4 that was introduced at the MWC earlier this year. Along with almost stock Android experience, BlackBerry had added a lot of security features. Is the smartphone worth the price? Let us find out. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK50 Review”