FP TrendingAug 20, 2020 16:43:23 IST
BlackBerry will launch a brand new 5G Android smartphone with a bodily Qwerty keyboard within the first half of 2021.
OnwardMobility has announced a partnership with BlackBerry and FIH Cellular. Beneath the phrases of the settlement, BlackBerry grants OnwardMobility the appropriate to develop, engineer and convey to market a BlackBerry 5G cellular machine.
As per the discharge, OnwardMobility shall be taking care of planning and market growth for BlackBerry smartphones in North America, whereas FIH Cellular shall be chargeable for the design and manufacture of the machine.
In keeping with a report by Android Authority, the TCL and BlackBerry earlier this 12 months confirmed that that they had parted methods. This instructed that TCL would now not be producing smartphones by BlackBerry.
OnwardMobility is working with Foxconn subsidiary FIH Cellular Restricted to get the BlackBerry 5G with bodily keyboard launched in 2021 in North American and European markets.
BlackBerry telephones by TCL had bodily keyboards too however they weren’t sufficient for them to retain the license.
Government Chairman and CEO of BlackBerry John Chen stated that his firm is thrilled that OnwardMobility will ship a BlackBerry 5G smartphone machine with bodily keyboard leveraging excessive requirements of belief and safety synonymous with the model.
“We’re excited that prospects will expertise the enterprise and authorities stage safety and cellular productiveness the brand new BlackBerry 5G smartphone will provide,” he added.
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