Are you pondering what we are pondering, We are quite ecstatic and the reason is not far-fetched as the partnership between BlackBerry and Communication giant TCL is giving birth to a pragmatic device, all hail the Android operating BlackBerry branded “Mercury” smartphone.
In a message by Ralph Pini , the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager mobility solution at BlackBerry on the BlackBerry blog, The BlackBerry Mercury as we are going to call it for now is the last phone that was designed and engineerd in-house by the brand. He went further to reveal that the global licensing partner for BlackBerry the TCL will be the sole manufacturer of the BlackBerry Mercury and will bring it to the mobile market Worldwide.
The BlackBerry brand is committed to providing state-of-the-art security software on all their devices and it’s their signature driving force as they are 100 percent focused on software solutions to be relevant and leverage on the internet of things woo-hoo excited !!!
The agreement between BlackBerry and TCL communication is the second licensing pact BlackBerry will deal in as it regards the brand. TCL is one of the top ten global smartphone provider with expertise in hardware and an effective distribution prowess, little wonder BlackBerry are leaving no stone unturned to gather momentum.
Whilst we look forward more android operating BlackBerry smartphones in 2017 and beyond, suffice is to mention that the BlackBerry branded Mercury smartphone with detailed specification and name will be announced at the MWC 2017 ( Mobile World Congress) come February 26th 2017. Keep it locked with Android Nigeria as we keep you informed.