I’ll be honest: I haven’t been as excited about an upcoming Android phone as much as I am for the BlackBerry Mercury in a while. Amidst the samey goodness of most recent Android releases, the BlackBerry Mercury is weird, wonderful and increasingly looking to be a compelling prospect. On that front, the latest rumor claims it may share the same camera sensor used by the smartphone camera king du jour, the Google Pixel.
The information comes from typically reliable leaker Roland Quandt, revealing the Mercury will use the Sony IMX378 sensor with 12 MP resolution and support for 4K video. On the front, there will reportedly be one of two sensors used, either a Samsung [...]
BlackBerry’s final smartphone that the company designed in-house may be sold by one of the top wireless carriers in the US. A new rumor claims that the phone, known as BlackBerry Mercury, will be made available when it is released by Verizon.See also: BlackBerry DTEK50 review August 11, 2016
The info comes from noted gadget news leaker Roland Quandt, via his Twitter account. He offers no other info on the phone, such as a release date. Previously, BlackBerry’s CEO John Chen teased that the company would indeed release one last phone created in-house, with its trademark QWERTY hardware keyboard.
Previous rumors about the BlackBerry Mercury claim it will [...]