BlackBerry Mercury will finally be properly introduced on February 25

Vlad, 24 January 2017

The upcoming BlackBerry Mercury with a physical QWERTY keyboard and Android on board is certainly getting one of the weirdest introductions we've seen in recent years. Following many months of leaks about it, TCL showcased the device at CES earlier this month. But here's the twist: even though we already went hands-on with it, its specs are still a mystery. Not to mention pricing or a release date.

So, despite the fact that we know what it looks like already, everything else about it still needs to be properly announced by TCL, the company now making BlackBerry-branded handsets. Thankfully though, that will finally happen later this month in Barcelona, at a pre-MWC event.

BlackBerry's press conference will take place on February 25. At CES TCL officials did tell us that they were aiming for an actual unveiling of the phone at MWC, and it's good to see that's going to pan out after all. The device may be called Mercury, or DTEK70, or even something else - we don't even know that for sure at this point.

According to past leaks and rumors, it should have a 4.5" or so display with 1,620x1,080 resolution, the Snapdragon 821 or 625 at the helm, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, a 13 MP main camera, and an 8 MP unit for selfies. It will run Android 7.0 Nougat.


Reader comments

  • De black hood
  • 04 Feb 2017
  • Nv$

I've always been loyal to blackberry en the passport I have is the best phone on earth,but I just can't wait to get ma hands on these beautiful, stylish babe called mercury

  • Bala
  • 29 Jan 2017
  • nXF

I haven't used any phone so far except a BB with a physical keyboard...Bold, Torch and the Passport. So eagerly waiting for the Mercury. A mystery why BB hasn't figured out that thare are enough loyal user like me who swear by their keyboard. Love my...

  • Someone
  • 27 Jan 2017
  • 0k@

If I can afford it I will buy it, BB Mercury or LG G6.

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