BlackBerry smartphone from the early 2000s is making a comeback.
The news of Blackberry coming back on the ever-evolving mobile game was confirmed after security company OnwardMobility and Foxconn subsidiary teamed up with Blackberry.
The announcement was made along with the device's new look with a superfast 5G connectivity. And regarding the special design, the three companies shared that the phone will have a classic physical keyboard like previous Blackberry design phones but with a touch screen display.
Snippet of Blackberry Key2 released in 2018 which had physical Qwerty Keyword which costs $649. Image Source: Digital Trends
Not much information about the set is shared about the phone, which will be launched in 2021—Peter Franklin, CEO of OnwardMobility, in a statement shared,
BlackBerry smartphones are known for protecting communications, privacy, and data. This is an incredible opportunity for OnwardMobility to bring next-generation 5G devices to market with the backing of BlackBerry and FIH Mobile.
The last Blackberry phone, the Key2, was released in 2018 under China's TCL Communication. The $649 device also had a physical Qwerty keyboard instead of a touchscreen.