Sunday, November 1

BlackBerry

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BlackBerry 5G Android smartphone with physical keyboard available in 2021

OnwardMobility has today Announced new agreements with BlackBerry and Foxconn Technology Group subsidiary FIH Mobile Limited to deliver a new 5G BlackBerry Android smartphone with a physical keyboard in the first half of 2021 in North America and Europe. Under the terms of the agreement, BlackBerry grants OnwardMobility the right to develop, design and market a BlackBerry 5G mobile device. "Business professionals are eager for secure 5G devices that enable productivity, without sacrificing the user experience," said Peter Franklin, CEO of OnwardMobility. OnwardMobility will carry out product planning and market development for BlackBerry smartphones in North America and FIH Mobile will design and manufacture the BlackBerry devices under strict guidelines. “BlackBerry is delig...
BlackBerry, News, Phones

BlackBerry-branded 5G smartphone to launch in 2021

BlackBerry will launch a new 5G smartphone in 2021, after partnering with FIH Mobile and OnwardMobility, a subsidiary of Foxconn. The new 5G BlackBerry Android smartphone will have a physical keyboard and will be marketed for business professionals. "BlackBerry is delighted that OnwardMobility is delivering a BlackBerry 5G smartphone device with a physical keyboard that takes advantage of our high standards of trust and security, synonymous with our brand," said BlackBerry CEO John Chen in a press release. Earlier this year, China-based TCL announced that it would stop selling BlackBerry-branded devices this year and that it had no further rights to design or manufacture new BlackBerry devices. It appears that BlackBerry's partners...