BlackBerry Venice running Android Lollipop surfaces in new renders, expected in November

BlackBerry Venice leak

BlackBerry teased a dual-curved slider smartphone with a large touch screen display at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year. The Slider got codenamed Venice back in June and was rumored to come with Android OS. A render of the smartphone running Android Lollipop surfaced in July. Now more renders of the smartphone has surfaced, thanks to @evleaks.

BlackBerry Venice leak

The new renders show Google Play Store, BlackBerry Hub, Content transfer and more. Based on earlier rumors, the BlackBerry Venice will have a 5.4-inch Quad HD display, powered by a 1.8 GHz Hexa-core Snapdragon 808 64-bit SoC, 3GB RAM, come with a 18-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

According to the new leak, the smartphone will be available through Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon in November. Earlier rumors said that it will launch on November 16th. BlackBerry might reveal more details about the smartphone at IFA in Berlin in September, which is just a few weeks away.

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