BlackBerry phones to come to an end as TCL drops the license

BlackBerry Phones - BlackBerry Priv phone

The Android-based devices will come to an end later in 2020, by the end of August. TCL Communications, the electronics maker behind the last remaining BlackBerry phones will stop selling the devices later this year. This will mark the end of the smartphone brand’s devices, which once dominated the market. Though it wasn’t very long ago, most of us have nearly forgotten the time when BlackBerry phones were the easy leader in the smartphone market. In fact, the brand was a household name used synonymously with cell phones as a…

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BlackBerry DTEK50 is high on security but low on battery life

BlackBerry DTEK50

The second Android smartphone from the Canadian handset maker is also quite affordable. The BlackBerry DTEK50 is the second Android phone released by the Canadian smartphone maker. They have labeled it a “fleet device.” This refers to its appeal to enterprises providing smartphones to their employees. So far, the new BlackBerry smartphone is being received as affordable and very well built. At the same time, the BlackBerry DTEK50 has received applause for its high security level. This is particularly appealing when taking the affordable price tag into account. In fact,…

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BlackBerry Classic is headed to an early (or late?) retirement

blackberry bold - similar to BlackBerry Classic Q20

The struggling Canadian handset maker is desperately trying to claw its hardware back to profitability. Not only two years after its launch, the BlackBerry Classic is approaching retirement. The company announced the upcoming end to the smartphone with its beloved standard keyboard. The Classic smartphone was created to give people an option with the physical keyboard they love. However, the company has decided to bring the BlackBerry Classic to an end. This is occurring at a time when the Canadian business is desperately trying to stop its hardware business from…

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More BlackBerry Android smartphones are reportedly in the works

blackberry android smartphones

A new mid-range mobile phone called the Neon is expected to launch this month or early next month. The first BlackBerry Android smartphones, called Priv, were first announced last year. The intention was to excite the market with the mobile phones people had been waiting for. Even more Android based mobile phones will hit the market over the next couple of months. In fact, there are three mobile phones expected from the struggling Canadian company during that time. CEO John Chen indicated that there could be a mid-July launch of…

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BlackBerry CEO promises more mobile phones after Priv

BlackBerry priv - mobile phones

John Chen has now said that he is never going to allow the company to entirely give up on hardware. According to CEO John Chen of BlackBerry, “I am never going to give up the phone business,” suggesting that the Priv will not be the last of the mobile phones that will carry the company’s name. Chen has stated that BlackBerry will continue to produce more smartphones as a part of its business. At the moment the market share maintained by BlackBerry in the United States is smaller than 1…

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