Tag Archives: BlackBerry

BlackBerry Partners Optiemus to Manufacture, Sell Smartphones in India in New Licensing Agreement

Canadian mobile maker BlackBerry on Monday announced its partnership with Optiemus, a Delhi-based telecom enterprise to licence software and services for the production of secure 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. The ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury Tipped to Sport Google Pixel’s Camera Sensor; Mid-Range Smartphone Leaked

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry recently confirmed a pre-MWC 2017 event on February 25 where it is expected to unveil the Mercury smartphone. Now, a tipster claims that the company may be gearing up to unveil another mid-range smartphone dubbed BBC100-1. Additionally, BlackBerry Mercury is rumoured to pack the same camera sensor first seen on the Pixel devices. According to a ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury QWERTY Android Smartphone Set to Launch on February 25, Ahead of MWC 2017

TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCT) at the CES 2017 preview event had announced that the new BlackBerry smartphone codenamed Mercury will be launched at an MWC event. Now, the Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry has finally confirmed the launch date. In a tweet, BlackBerry Mobile official Twitter handle revealed February 25 as the launch date for the upcoming Mercury smartphone. ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury, Other New BlackBerry Phones to Be Launched Globally: BlackBerry

Even though TCL Communication Technology Holdings (TCT) recently confirmed to Gadgets360 that last phone to be designed and engineered by BlackBerry – the smartphone codenamed Mercury – won’t make it to the Indian market, it seems like there is a chance that the phone might make it to the country after all, albeit from a different manufacturer. This is because ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury Will Not Launch in India, Says TCT

TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCT) at the side-lines of the CES preview event confirmed to Gadgets 360 that the new BlackBerry smartphone codenamed Mercury won’t make it to the Indian market following the license deal in December. Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry on Thursday was expected to launch final QWERTY smartphone, made by TCT, at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury QWERTY Android Smartphone Set to Launch at MWC 2017

While most of us had our hopes pinned on TCL Communication Technology Holdings (TCT) unveiling the much-awaited BlackBerry QWERTY smartphone at CES 2017, it appears we will have to wait a while longer. The company has announced that while the Android smartphone will be previewed at CES, it will be launched at MWC next month. TCT in a press release ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury aka DTEK70 With QWERTY Keyboard Teased on Video

The upcoming BlackBerry Android smartphone complete with a physical keyboard, thought to be codenamed BlackBerry Mercury and called the DTEK70, has been teased in a short video posted by TCL President and General Manager Steve Cistulli. Even though the clip is of relatively short duration, it does give a glimpse of the physical QWERTY keyboard present on the upcoming BlackBerry ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury aka DTEK70 Tipped to Launch With Snapdragon 625 SoC at CES 2017

BlackBerry is currently working on its last in-house smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard, rumoured to be called the Blackberry DTEK70 aka Mercury. Recent leaks indicate the smartphone will be launched at CES 2017. Fresh leaks, however, shed more light on display specifications, design, and more. Last week, a render made it to the Internet with indicating the BlackBerry DTEK70 aka ... Read More »

BlackBerry Android Smartphones Made by TCL to Be Launched at CES 2017

BlackBerry last week made an announcement that its smartphones will now be manufactured and sold by TCL Communication (TCT). One week after the BlackBerry-TCL partnership news, TCL has now said that it will launch new BlackBerry smartphones at the CES 2017 trade show. However, there are no details regarding the new devices, but one of them could bring the BlackBerry’s ... Read More »

BlackBerry Posts Another Quarterly Loss as Revenue Slides

BlackBerry posted another loss and a 47.3 percent fall in third-quarter revenue on Tuesday as the software growth it is relying on failed to make up for shrinking handset sales and lost service fees. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said it had a net loss of $117 million (roughly Rs 796 crores), or 22 cents a share, on revenue of $289 ... Read More »