Today, we've got some more leaked images for you. It's BlackBerry's turn to grace the rumor mill. The manufacturer, who's licenses now belong to Chinese company TCL, hasn't been able to pick its game up for a long time. The launch of the iPhone and the subsequent popularity of touch phones left BlackBerry unable to adopt. Today however, some fresh images of a new company phone have surfaced. They offer a fresh look on smartphone design. Take a look below for more.
New BlackBerry Smartphone Shows Sleek Design And A Rear Metallic Look
BlackBerry's had it rough in the smartphone world. The manufacturer was king of mobiles at one time. It's on screen keyboard combined with rock solid security left no substitute for power users. However, the advent of the iPhone and smartphones in general upended the smartphone business model. All of a sudden it became more about specifications, design and multimedia, rather than a simple combination of factors. The company, like Nokia, failed to adapt. The result is well known for all.
However, just like Nokia, BlackBerry might make a comeback as well. The Finnish manufacturer, who is now owned by HMD Global is making headlines. It's Nokia 6 became an instant success in China, with the company also launching the device for Western markets at the MWC. Today's images of the BlackBerry BBC100-1 show a smartphone that's quite decent in terms of overall design. It's got rounded corners, a nice, button free front and a cool metallic back.
A couple of specifications for the device have also surfaced. It'll feature a 3000 mAh battery with dual SIM. Given that Blackberry will launch the BBC100-1 in Indonesia, it's no surprise that the smartphone carries dual SIM support. The company has partnered with local firm PT BB Merah Putih, granting the latter rights to release BlacBerry smartphones in the country. Other specifications for the BBC100-1 include the Snapdragon 425, which carries a frequency of 1.4GHz.
This will be supported by 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The device will also carry a 5.5 inch display of 720p resolution. Overall, it's a decent midranger with a good looking design. There are no details for its launch but it will take place soon. Asian markets are the next target for Western manufacturers as user demands back home continue to shift and markets saturate. Thoughts? Let us know what you think in the comments section below and stay tuned for the latest. We'll keep you updated.