BlackBerry Mercury is one of the most anticipated smartphone from the brand; officially to launch at MWC 2017 in Barcelona
BlackBerry is rising from ashes and the company’s much anticipated smartphone with physical QWERTY keypad, the Mercury has been unveiled finally during CES 2017. The phone looks like has been built to last long. Internally codenamed as DTEK70, this smartphone is going to be one of the most important products for the company when it officially launches at upcoming MWC 2017 in Barcelona.
Earlier it was scheduled to launch at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas, but later the launch has been delayed till February. The smartphone looks impressive from both front and back. The most important and most interesting feature of this phone is certainly the physical QWERTY keypad. Apart from that, a huge camera is also visible that is complemented by dual LED flash.
The trademark BB logo is also visible at the back of the phone. The phone would come featuring touch-based navigation keys and there will be a volume rocker on the right side of the device. On the left side it gets power button.
The Canadian tech-firm is yet to release the tech-details and the specifications of the upcoming Mercury. But expect this model to come with a 4.2-inch screen and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor under the cover and a 3 GB of RAM as well. It will also get 32 GB of internal memory space and power source for the device could be a 3,400 mAh battery.
The new smartphone shares some details with its siblings the DTEK50 and DTEK60. For photography duty, the phone gets an 18 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel front shooter as well. While the technology and security features have been developed by BlackBerry, the design of the device has been done by TCL.