Earlier the smartphone was spotted on Geekbench website.
Notably, as per GFXBench website, the Blackberry Mercury aka BlackBerry BBB100-1 listed with 12.1-inch display with resolution of 1620x1080 pixels. However, as per website 'winfuture', there was a blog published on BlackBerry Italia with an image (see above) of Blackberry Mercury and as per the image, it looks like a smartphone with 4.5 inch screen and a physical keyboard and not a tablet of 12.1 inch display. Besides, as per the image, the handset has a fingerprint scanner integrated on the Space-button. Further, as per blog, the smartphone will be launched in February 2017.
Further as per listing, the smartphone will be powered by a 2.02 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, Adreno 506 GPU, 3GB of RAM, and 32 GB of Internal storage. It will run on latest Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. The Blackberry Mercury has a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash , and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video chats, as per the listing. Besides, the smartphone offers WiFi, GPS, NFC, Proximity, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, and light sensor.
To recollect, BlackBerry's first Android power phone was BlackBerry Priv and the second was BlackBerry DTEK50. Recently its third Android phone, dubbed as BlackBerry DTEK60 is set to be launched in the USA and has already made available for pre-ordering by B&H. The phone is priced at $499.99 (approximately Rs. 33,406). Now according to new reports, the BlackBerry DTEK60 is also available on eBay USA.
The final price hasn't been confirmed also the official launch is rumoured to take place on October 25.
The BlackBerry BBB100-1 is code-named as 'Mercury' internally.
Interested customers can place the pre-oder on B&H's online store, as well as at its bricks and mortar store.
BlackBerry is witnessing a decline of its phone sales despite adopting different tactics.
BlackBerry DTEK60 will be the first BlackBerry smartphone to feature a fingerprint scanner.
Earlier this month, BlackBerry DTEK60 was spotted on BlackBerry US website.
BlackBerry DTEK60 smartphone listing has been spotted on BlackBerry US website.
The BlackBerry DTEK50 smartphone runs on Android Marshmallow operating system.
FCC documents reveals that the smartphone will have a 2610 mAh battery.
Exchange offer is also available on the phone under which you can get up to Rs 14,500 discount which means you can get the phone for just Rs 15,490.