Blackberry is one of most desired and preferred smartphone manufacturers all over the world. But one of the major issues with Blackberry was it did not support a lot of apps, and you had to depend solely on the BBM messenger for chatting with your loved ones. But this is no more an issue with Blackberry device. At MWC 2017 we will see the Blackberry Mercury Qwerty Android smartphone.
The Blackberry android smartphone will be previewed at CES 2017 and launched at MWC 2017 next month. With the Android market booming overall the world, this is just the right time for Blackberry to relaunch itself in the market. If you are looking for more details about the device, here are the details.
Features of Blackberry Mercury Qwerty Android smartphone
According to Blackberry, it will launch the Android smartphone at the CES during the MWC 2017. It is supposed to release next month. It is one of the latest Blackberry smartphones that will come with Android OS instead of Blackberry. The Blackberry Mercury Qwerty Android smartphone is focused on the security, productivity and reliability. You will have a preview of the smartphone at CES. The codename is kept, Mercury. The company also says that the phone will have a fingerprint sensor on the spacebar. It will have a full QWERTY keyboard, and that keyboard will also have the capacitive touch facilities for scrolling.
The smartphone has got a USB type C port for charging and data transfer and the operating system is the latest Android Noughat. As said by the Steve Cistulli, the president and GM of TCL Communications in North America, “We look forward to unveiling details around this distinctly different and impressively designed BlackBerry smartphone around the Mobile World Congress timeframe next month.” In last year’s September Blackberry announced that it would completely stop preparing smartphones and instead it will outsource the design and license the brand to third parties.
Last Blackberry device
The CEO John Chen also said that this is the last keyboard phone to be released by the company. The first partner to get the branding from Blackberry is TCL Communications. TCL Communications say that Blackberry legacy will live. The Blackberry Mercury Qwerty Android smartphone is also called Blackberry DTEK70, or the Blackberry Press was rumored for a while. The smartphone will sport a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 1080*1620 pixels. It will have a QUALCOMM Snapdragon processor 625 SoC with 3GB RAM. It will come with storage of 32GB internal memory that can be expanded by microSD card. But the best part is the 18MP primary camera and the 8MP secondary camera.
Well, we believe that if Blackberry can have good sales and get hold of the market with Blackberry Mercury Qwerty Android device, then it should not quit making smartphones. Blackberry has an excellent brand name, and it can offer fierce competition if the Android device performs up to the mark. The price and release date will be specified at MWC 2017.