If you’re interested in finding out what new BlackBerry phones will be available this year, you might be interested to learn that BlackBerry has confirmed that there will be new handsets unveiled at MWC 2017. This is according to a recent tweet by the company in which they teased an announcement for the 25th of February, 2017.
It has been a long time since BlackBerry launched a smartphone powered by its own BlackBerry 10 operating system. Despite making a big deal out of the BB10 OS launch a couple of years ago, the company was unable to win over customers from Android and iOS and ended up making Android smartphones. It has long been speculated that no new BB10 devices will be released and BlackBerry itself confirmed […]
Since BlackBerry will no longer make its own smartphones it has signed an exclusive agreement with TCL enabling the Chinese company to manufacture and sell handsets under its iconic brand. The much-rumored BlackBerry Mercury is the first TCL-made BB and the company was teasing it prior to the Consumer Electronics Show 2017. TCL has confirmed the BlackBerry Mercury today without actually confirming anything of substance.
TCL has been teasing a new device launch over the past week. In case you didn’t hear, it’s now going to be exclusively making and selling devices under the BlackBerry label. The Canadian company will no longer be making its own handsets. TCL’s first flagship BlackBerry since this deal is going to be unveiled at CES 2017 this week. An image of the device, known as BlackBerry Mercury right now, […]
Several weeks ago, TCL announced their plans to launch new BlackBerry phones at CES 2017. For those unfamiliar, TCL is the company that now has the license to manufacture BlackBerry handsets, especially given that BlackBerry has officially pulled out of the handset manufacturing business.
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The Consumer Electronics Show 2017 or CES 2017 is almost upon us (January 5-8, Las Vegas), and while many of you are preparing your New Year’s Eve, the electronics industry is gearing up for its most high-profile event of 2017 – the show’s 50th anniversary.Below is what we think you should expect from the show, but we highly recommend that you follow the hectic unfolding of CES on Ubergizmo, daily, […]
BlackBerry is expected to release the last device it’s ever going to produce in the near future. This device, codenamed BlackBerry Mercury, is said to be the last device that the Canadian company had in the pipeline before it decided to hand over the reins of its smartphone business to China-based TCL. A BlackBerry Mercury leaked screenshot has surfaced online today and it appears to reveal that the handset will […]
BlackBerry recently bowed out of the smartphone business properly by announcing that it has inked an exclusive agreement with China-based TCL to manufacture and sell devices with the iconic BB brand. The Canadian company will no longer be making its own devices but there have been rumors about one device that it was working on prior to essentially doing away with its handset business. Rumor has it that the BlackBerry […]
Earlier this year we heard rumors that a trio of BlackBerry devices codenamed “Neon”, “Argon”, and “Mercury” were in the works. The former two handsets have since been revealed to be the DTEK50 and DTEK60, and now thanks to a new leak, rendering of the alleged DTEK70 “Mercury” has since been revealed.
Despite BlackBerry no longer being as popular as it once was, safe to say that many were still a little sad to see that the company will no longer be making their own phones. This pretty much marks the end of an era, but it might not necessarily be the end of BlackBerry because if you recall, TCL also announced their plans to make new BlackBerry phones.
BlackBerry was once a dominant player in the mobile market but the company’s fortunes took a turn for the worse in the market. It has more or less signed away its life when it comes to smartphones. Chinese manufacturer TCL now has the exclusive license to build and sell BlackBerry-branded smartphones. The Canadian company itself is now focusing on software and future avenues of growth. Self-driving car technology happens to […]
As you might have heard, BlackBerry has announced that they will no longer be making their own smartphones, instead they will be outsourcing that to other manufacturers who might also want to use the BlackBerry branding to get themselves into the smartphone market. In fact just recently it was confirmed that Chinese company TCL will be the one responsible for future handsets.
BlackBerry confirmed a couple of months ago that it’s no longer going to make its own smartphones, it’s going to outsource the job to third-party manufacturers. The company’s recent handsets – DTEK50 and DTEK60 – have both been designed and manufactured by TCL, the Chinese company behind the Alcatel brand. BlackBerry today announced that it has signed a long-term licensing agreement which will see TCL exclusively making BlackBerry-branded smartphones.
BlackBerry confirmed earlier this year that it will no longer be making its own smartphones. The company will team up with third-party manufacturers instead as it’s now going to outsource production of all of its devices in a bid to cut costs. The company has one device in the pipeline which is most likely going to be the last BlackBerry smartphone that it makes on its own, that handset has […]