Flagship camera array rumored for first 5G BlackBerry phone


Back final August we informed you that OnwardMobility had licensed the BlackBerry identify and deliberate on producing the first 5G ‘Berry someday this 12 months. But that was roughly eight months in the past and all we all know concerning the upcoming handset is that it’ll function the long-lasting BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard, carry a flagship-style camera (extra on that beneath) and assist 5G connectivity. It is meant to see the sunshine of day someday throughout the first half of this 12 months however according to TechRadar, that is likely to be delayed.
Ever because the BlackBerry Priv was launched on November sixth, 2015, all ‘Berry fashions have been powered by Android and we count on the identical for the upcoming phone. BlackBerry has but to disclose any of the phrases of its licensing settlement with OnwardMobility, however the latter has talked about smartphones with an “s” which implies that a complete line of recent BlackBerry handsets could possibly be within the works. Much will depend upon whether or not there may be demand for the subsequent mannequin.

TechRadar says that primarily based on data that it heard, the brand new BlackBerry is likely to be outfitted with flagship type cameras that can power the phone to be offered at the next worth than earlier BlackBerry fashions. OnwardMobility says that the system shall be geared toward each the buyer and enterprise markets.

OnwardMobility CEO Peter Franklin says, “More than half of the global population own smartphones today, so the market is enormous. What’s been missing, however, is the ultra-secure and productivity-centric smartphone that can address the needs of enterprise users, government users and security-conscious consumers – and that’s the gap we expect to fill.”




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