Category: Blackberry

BlackBerry Keyone launched in the UK

BlackBerry’s story so far has been an interesting one. They’ve gone from being one of the largest competitors to certain death, and have now been reborn thanks to TCL. Saying they’ve had it rough would be an understatement, though they’ve still managed to come out of it alive. The company is now taking another stab...

BlackBerry Aurora Launched

In the previous week, the leaked photos of BlackBerry Aurora with model number BBC1001-1 had surfaced. Earlier today, the smartphone was officially announced. Indonesia is one of the major markets for BlackBerry phone. Hence, BlackBerry had signed a contract with BB Merah Putih from Indonesia to launch new BlackBerry phones in the country. The BlackBerry...

BlackBerry Mercury Launched

Mobile World Congress has begun and the first major launch comes from BlackBerry. Their first phone for the year is the BlackBerry KEYone, which was formerly known as Mercury. It’s not surprising the inspiration for the name comes from the phone’s physical keyboard. The BlackBerry KEYone sports a 4.5-inch 1620 x 1080 IPS display that...

New BlackBerry DTEK70 (Mercury) renders leak

A fresh set of renders alleged to be of the upcoming BlackBerry DTEK70 (Mercury) has leaked. The leak – which came in the form of a Weibo post – shows the black colored variant of the device, from both front as well back. The front of the device revealed by these renders is broadly inline...

TCL Gets License to Produce & Sell Blackberry Phones

Just when the days of Blackberry smartphones look like they were numbered, a ray of hope has emerged which could see the ailing brand returning back to store shelves and users’ hands globally. This is because Chinese smartphone maker TCL, owner of the Alcatel brand, has signed an agreement with Blackberry which would see TCL...

BlackBerry DTEK50 now available in the Netherlands

The BlackBerry DTEK50 is now available to purchase in the Netherlands. Three retailers have it in stock, one lists it at €339, the other 2 give a generous €4 discount. Meanwhile, the official BlackBerry online store still lists it for pre-order. Advertised by Blackberry as ‘the world’s most secure Android smartphone’, DTEK50 is a rebadged...

BlackBerry Priv now available for purchase in France

Just last week, BlackBerry expanded Priv’s availability to three new European markets, including Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain. And now, the Canadian company has added another country to the list: France. Yes, the Android-powered handset is now available for purchase in France. You can buy it from the company’s official French ShopBlackBerry store. As for...

BlackBerry Priv shows up in the Netherlands

As you probably know by now, BlackBerry has officially started accepting pre-orders for its Android-powered Priv smartphone. However, only those living in the US, UK, and Canada can currently pre-order the device. While there’s no official word on when and if the Priv will be available in other markets, the device has been quietly listed...

Android-powered BlackBerry Priv officially confirmed

It is all official now, BlackBerry will be launching an Android-powered smartphone and it will be called Priv. This new information comes in an official company statement only hours after Evan Blass leaked the name online. BlackBerry’s statement proves the existence of the slider, previously named Venice. Ever since we caught a glimpse of the...

More live photos of BlackBerry Venice leaks

Another set of live photos showcasing the unannounced BlackBerry Venice made the rounds online. The high-end Android smartphone is expected to launch at some point in November on all major carriers in the United States. The latest batch of images falls right in line with past leaks. It confirms that BlackBerry Venice features slide-out QWERTY...

Blackberry Venice live unit pictured, packs an 18MP OIS camera

It was about time the BlackBerry Venice followed the numerous leaks with a live appearance and today’s the day. The Canadian company’s foray into the Android realm is apparently imminent, now that a working device has shown up, in this case in the hands of the folks over at Techrum. While we already had a...

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition with Android OS gets showcased in a lengthy video

A variant of the recently introduced BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition appeared in a lengthy video with Android OS on board. The handset features the codename Oslo. This is not the first time we caught a glimpse of the device in the video above. A couple of days ago, @evleaks also posted a render of the...

Leaked render shows BlackBerry Venice slider with Android

We got word that the BlackBerry device codenamed Venice would eventually be headed to AT&T. Venice has so far been rumored to come out in November with Android on board. And now a leaked render surfaces claiming to depict it in all its glory. The source is once again @evleaks, the famous sometimes retired leaker...

BlackBerry Venice tipped to arrive in November with Snapdragon 808

A new report shed light on the specs and the launch date of the upcoming BlackBerry flagship smartphone. Codenamed Venice, the previously rumored device is expected to arrive in November with Android OS on board. BlackBerry Venice will reportedly feature 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset with 1.8GHz hexa-core CPU and 3GB of RAM. At a...