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 introduced a partnership with BlackBerry and FIH Cell. Below the phrases of the settlement, BlackBerry grants OnwardMobility the correct to develop, engineer and produce to market a BlackBerry 5G cell system.
As per the discharge, OnwardMobility can be taking care of planning and market growth for BlackBerry smartphones in North America, whereas FIH Cell can be chargeable for the design and manufacture of the system.
In keeping with a report by Android Authority, the TCL and BlackBerry earlier this 12 months confirmed that that they had parted methods. This steered that TCL would now not be producing smartphones by BlackBerry.
OnwardMobility is working with Foxconn subsidiary FIH Cell 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 mentioned that his firm is thrilled that OnwardMobility will ship a BlackBerry 5G smartphone system with bodily keyboard leveraging excessive requirements of belief and safety synonymous with the model.
“We’re excited that clients will expertise the enterprise and authorities stage safety and cell productiveness the brand new BlackBerry 5G smartphone will supply,” he added.
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