BlackBerry New Smartphone Surface ‘Venice’ With Google Android


BlackBerry Venice slider smartphone will be the first smartphone from the Canadian company to offer Google’s Android mobile operating system. One of the most interesting features of this gadget will be that it will have a physical QWERTY keyboard.

The phone will have a slider mechanism allowing its user to slide down the keyboard and start doing typing. Tinhte, a website from Vietnam, has shared many photos of what seems to be a real BlackBerry Venice slider smartphone.

Seeing the images, the phone is having different apps including contracts, camera, calendar, Gmail and Google Play Store. The topside of the device has a SIM card slot and a micro SD slot and one left side of the handset, there will be a power button.


As per Phone Arena, the gadget’s specifications can include a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, 3GB of RAM, selfie shooter of 5-megapixel in the front of the phone, 18-megapixel rear camera, dual LED flash and Optical Image Stabilization.

The phone could be equipped with a battery of 3000 mAh or may be of higher capacity. It is being rumored that the BlackBerry ‘Venice’ slider smartphone will have a 5.4 inch QHD.

From November 2015, major carriers of the US may provide the smartphone. It is rumored that the handset will be present with all the four US carriers namely AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobiles, and Sprint. It is also being rumored that Blackberry is releasing Android variant of the BlackBerry Passport in 2016.

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