TechDroider: Blackberry

Supposed images of upcoming BlackBerry device leaked online

Blackberry, the TCL-owned company recently launched their much anticipated Blackberry KEYone, the so-called Blackberry Mercury at the just started MWC 2017 event. 

Now, Alleged images of the upcoming BlackBerry-branded device also know as BBC100-1 built by PT BB Merah Putih for the Indonesian market have now leaked online.

Supposed images of upcoming BlackBerry device leaked online

According to previous rumors, this device features Snapdragon 425 clocked at 1.4 GHz, 5.5-inch display at 720p HD, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage and 3000mAh battery.

The device is expected to launch in Indonesia soon this year!

via: Crackberry

Blackberry 'KEYone', the So-Called Blackberry Mercury Goes Official With Snapdragon 625 and 3GB of RAM

Blackberry, the TCL-owned company launched their much anticipated Blackberry KEYone, the so-called Blackberry Mercury at the just started MWC 2017 event. 

The Blackberry KEYone was earlier showcased at the CES 2017 event at the start of 2017, but the company chose not to reveal the specs of the phone. And now, the company made the specs of the phone official. 

The Blackberry KEYone comes with a 4.5-inch Full HD screen, coupled with the mid-range Snapdragon 625 SoC and 3GB of RAM. 

Camera-wise, the Blackberry KEYone features the same camera setup as seen on Google Pixel phones with a 12MP sensor at the rear and 8MP one at the front of the phone. 

The phone is armed with a 3505mAh battery, which also has support for QuickCharge 3.0 tech. The Blackberry KEYone has a keyboard and runs Android 7.1 Nougat. 

The phone will retail with a price tag of $549 from April 2017. 

Telus Ends Support for Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, and Blackberry Priv

There is a new smartphone coming every now and then, and the old phones are being terminated by the brands. This time, it's the Canada carrier, Telus, who is now ending support for three major smartphones of recent times- Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, and Blackberry Priv.

According to a report coming from MobileSyrup, Telus is reportedly ending support for four phones that includes the above mentioned three phones and Blackberry Leap, released back in May 2016. It is worth noticing that Nexus 6P is also one and half-year-old device.

Also, do make a note that the carrier will sell these phones till the stock lasts and after that, the phones will reach 'End of Life' status from Telus, at least.

The Yet-to-be-Announced Blackberry Mercury to Boast of the Same Camera as Google Pixel Phones

It is already a known fact that Blackberry will be unveiling their last phone, the Blackberry Mercury at the MWC 2017. At the same time itself, TCL, the parent company of Blackberry will reveal the full name of the product, but for now, it will be Blackberry Mercury. 

And here's another leak about the phone itself coming from the tipster, Roland Quandt. But, this time he is suggesting about the camera technology used in the upcoming Blackberry phone. The phone will get the same hardware used in the Google's Pixel phones, who are currently the leading the market in terms of camera. 

The Blackberry Mercury will use the same 12.3MP Sony IMX378 sensor on the rear, which can produce some good looking shots. At the front of the phone, there will be the Samsung's S5K4H8 sensor with a megapixel count of 8MP. 

Also Read: Google’s Pixel 2 To Have Improved Camera And Higher Price

However, this doesn't mean that the Blackberry Mercury will capture images same as the Google Pixel phones as the search giant has additionally made several hardware and software tweaks in Pixel phones. 

As far as specifications of the phone are concerned, there will be a 4.5-inch screen adorning at the front of the phone along with a QWERTY keyboard (Typical Blackberry). It will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM and the phone will run Android Nougat out-of-the-box. 

WhatsApp to End support for Symbian , BlackBerry and Windows Phones

If you are a regular WhatsApp user and using an Older Symbian , Blackberry or Windows Smartphone then you are probably Doomed !

WhatsApp announced that it will be ending support for BlackBerry, including BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60, Android 2.1 and Android 2.2, and Windows Phone 7.1 by the end of 2016 .

So , If you are still using an Older version of Symbian , Blackberry or Windows OS then you will not be able to use WhatsApp by the end of 2016 .

Why , WhatsApp is doing all this ? 

The reason is simple , most of the mobile users use Android and iOS Smartphones and WhatsApp will not support the Os which is used by only a little no. of peoples .

[Download] Blackberry Priv Apps for Devices running Lollipop

Recently Blackberry launched the new Android Smartphone i.e Blackberry Priv . Blackberry Priv comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop , but its interface is different from stock Android .

pluto7443 ( Xda member ) has shared some Blackberry priv apps that can be used on Any Devices running on Android Lollipop .

[Download] Blackberry Priv Apps for Lollipop -

1. Blackberry Services - 

Blackberry service need to be installed in order to run All the blackberry apps below ( Launcher , Calendar , Keyboard etc ) .

Download - Here

2. Blackberry Launcher -

[Download] Blackberry Priv Apps Launcher

Blackberry Priv comes with a new launcher which is somewhat based on and has more features than Google Marshmallow launcher  .

Download - Here

3. Blackberry Calendar -

[Download] Blackberry Priv Apps Calendar

Blackberry Calendar 

Download - Here 

4. Blackberry Keyboard -

[Download] Blackberry Priv Apps Keyboard

Blackberry Keyboard  

Download - Here

More apps will be added to this post ! Keep checking !

Blackberry Kopi : New Blackberry Smartphone

Blackberry has now decided to expand its production further and make a competition in market . Android now has become very common , Even one can get android from 2000 - 2.00,000 Ranged Smartphone ( celkon - vertu ) . Blackberry is first all set to launch a mind blowing set in India Tommorow . Blackberry Is launching exclusive Blackberry Z3 See All specs - here 

Also watch a War Between Moto G and Blackberry z3 - here

Blackberry Kopi is another Blackberry smartphone , Which will range even low than 200$ / 12,000 INR . Blackberry Kopi has a 4.5 inch HD display which is very fantastic . Blackberry Kopi has 1.5 gb of ram . It has a removable battery which powers 2100 mah . Blackberry z3 is only for now available in Vietnam and will be soon in Many countries . It has Blackbery os 10.2.1 , Which is capable of running android apps .


Moto G vs Blackberry Z3 : The War

Motorola Giant Phone that smashed all Companies in a launch : Yes its Moto G . Motorola Sold All Units on Moto G withing 24 hours of Launch . Moto G has been a great smartphone in The range of 12,000 - 13,000 Has been Named as Best Smartphone and Most sold Smartphone in India . Also Blackberry is all Set To launch Its Premium Hand Set In India on 24 June , 2014 And The Premium Hand set is BlackBerry Z3 that will give a Full Competition To Moto G . 

Here is a Full Competition of Motorola Moto G and Blackberry Z3-

1. Company -

Motorola A Google Company . Google means a lot for many people as Google is the maker of Android and that means Motorola Phones will Get Latest update just after the release of It . In these days only Motorola Moto G Got android 4.4.3 Just after 2 days of Launch ( 4.4.3 Kitkat ) Also Motorola has made the product with Premium design and quality .

Blackberry As the name sounds , Blackberry is most Premium Company of All the Smartphone after apple . Blackberry smartphones are compared To Apple Iphone's . Blackberry always launch Premium Handsets and hence the quality and design and Structure are all perfect and premium . BlackBerry The Handsets looks Worthy , U can feel the handSet and Can proudly Say , Yes I have Blackberry !

2. Display -

Motorola Moto G comes with a 4.5 Inch 720 x 1280 pixel resolution Full HD IPS LCD display . It has 326 ppi pixel density . The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has water resistant Capability .

Blackberry Z3 comes with a 5 inch 540 x 960 pixel resolution Full HD display . It has 220 ppi pixel density , The glass is scratch resistant and is Of premium quality 

3. Camera -

Motorola Moto G Has 5mp of Rear camera and 1.3 mp of Front Facing camera . The rear camera is fully capable of Taking full Hd videos and HD photographs .

Blackberry Z3 Also has a 5mp rear camera and 1.1 mp of front camera Both the camera are of Premium quality and hence Give a better quality to pictures . 

4. Processor -

Motorola Moto G comes with 1gb ram and has a Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 CPU Which is clocked at 1.2 ghz processor .

Blackberry z3 comes with 1.5gb of ram and has Dual Core Krait Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 CPU Which is clocked at 1.2 ghz processor .

5. Storage - 

Motorola Moto G comes in Two variants of 8gb and 16gb Internal Storage , The storage can not be expended . It has no sd card slot .

Blackberry Z3 comes with 8gb Internal storage , which can be Further expanded upto 32gb with MicroSD card .

6. Operating System -

Motorola Moto G comes with Android 4.4 Kitkat and will recieve Further updates . It will remain At latest android as it will out . Android is open source .

Blackberry z3 comes with Blackberry 10 ( 10.2.1 ) Os , It is a Blackberry os which can run .bar files , the new suspense is that it can run all android apps without any difficulties . 

7. Price -

Motorola Moto G is priced at 12,999 for 8gb variant and 13,999 for 16gb variant .

Blackberry Z3 is priced at 11,000 only !

Overall Score -

Company -             Motorola = Blackberry 
Display   -              Motorola < Blackberry 
Camera  -               Motorola > Blackberry 
Processor -             Motorola > Blackberry 
Storage  -                Motorola < Blackberry 
Operating System - Motorola = Blackberry 
Price -                     Motorola < Blackberry 

  Its all most same in all the aspects But As a whole BlackBerry Z3 is a winner :D

BlackBerry Z3 To Hit Indian Markets next week and will be priced Below 190$ / 11,500rs

BlackBerry a Branded Smartphone Company , It launched many Smartphone's and Phones of every operating System . BlackBerry now supports android application also . BlackBerry will also rock the companies present state . Blackberry is a very popular brand and is compared to Apple . Blackberry has now all the advantage . Also It is launching its products at low price .

All companies like Samsung , Sony , Micromax , Motorola are now in stage to be smashed by Blackberry . Blackberry has already launched Z3 in 190$ in Indonesia and is now launching the smartest product in India . 

Blackberry z3

Blackberry Z3 specs are amazing , Blackberry z3 comes with a 5 inch Qhd Display . It has 1.5 gb ram and is supported by 1.2 Ghz of Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core cpu . Z3 has 8gb of Internal memory that can be further expanded upto 32gb by Micro sd card . 

It has Blackberry os 10 ( 10.2.1 ) that supports android apps too .

Here are Quick List of Specs -

1. 5 inch Display
2. 8 gb internal and 32gb External support
3. 1.5 gb ram
4. 1.2 ghz Dual-Core
5. BlackBerry 10 ( 10.2.1 )
6. Price - 190$ ( announced ) / 11,500 Inr