A BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) Phone with Venice as a code name is thought to be running Google Inc(NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Android. A Vietnam-based website, Tinhe has released a series of images on the upcoming BlackBerry smartphone.
The home screen leaked image displays emails, contacts, the regular dialer, Play Store apps, Calendar, Camera and Chrome. The home screen has a folder containing widely used apps including Google Search, Maps and Gmail. Incidentally, the home screen features the WhatsApp icon.
In one of the leaked pictures, the right panel of the smartphone has home as well as volume rocker keys. The rear panel has a textured pattern placed along the rear side camera with OIS as well as dual-LED flash. Consistent with earlier leaked images, the smartphone has a speaker grille placed at the bottom area of the front panel.
As per reports, the Venice will have a slide-out physical keyboard. A few days back Evan Blass tweeted information regarding the phone. As per the most recent image leaks provided by CrackBerry, viewers get to see the placement of SIM card and microSD card slots.
Compared to the earlier image leaks, the latest group of images display more details of the phone. The phone has a touchscreen and a keyboard slide out feature. The rear camera has a dual LED flash unit.
The BlackBerry Venice smartphone comes with a dual-edge curved display as well as 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution. As per Blass, the launch of the BlackBerry Venice will happen across all American national carriers such as Verizon Communications Inc.(NYSE:VZ), T-Mobile Us Inc (NYS:PCS), Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) and AT&T Inc.(NYSE:T).
Venice is scheduled to launch in November this year with the following specifications: a 5.4-inch Quad-HD screen,3GB RAM, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, an 18-megapixel rear camera and a 1.8GHz 64-bit hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor.
As per inside sources, there is only one Android device. This has dispelled speculation of a second Android device from the BlackBerry stable.
Source: digitaltrends, gadgets.ndtv.com