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Blackberry Android Phone: Leaked Images Reveal What New Phone May Look Like

Blackberry Android Phone: Leaked Images Reveal What New Phone May Like

(Photo : Reuters) BlackBerry shares surged this week after reports surfaced that the BlackBerry Priv smartphone had sold out in retail outlets.

Blackberry has been working on new Android powered phone called Venice. Enthusiasts got a sneak preview of the device in a set of leaked images. It is revealed that the new phone has a 18 MP camera and a microd SD slot as well

According to Slashgear, leaked images of what could be Blackberry's latest offering was revealed on a Vietnamese website called Tinhte. Reports claim that the leaked images are of Blackberry's Android powered smartphone.The report goes on to claim that the new device retains the classic 5.4 inches keyboard but also has a touch screen display. Users can always slide down the original keyboard to use the touchscreen feature in a more compact version. Leaked images also reveal that the devices have a curved display.

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The new device is expected to have a 18 MP camera on the rear end, as confirmed by IBN Live.  This camera comes with a OIS, fast focus, and dual LED flash empowering users to click pictures like a pro. While the SIM card slots and micro SD card slots are on the top, the power button is on the left while the volume speakers are on the right. There are no details about the internal memory that the device is expected to possess. The new Blackberry Venice is also expected to have a 5 MP front camera for clicking selfies and managing internet calls. However, the report also goes on to point that the new device by Blackberry does not have a big screen size to boast of when compared to other phones in its category.

Though the leaked images are not giving any specific details, it is understood that Venice will not have a removable battery, quite similar to the Blackberry Passport. It is also rumoured, that the new Blackberry Android phone will also have the Blackberry Hub with a QHD display. It is expected that Blackberry will officially launch the new smartphone in November this year but there is no official confirmation from the company.

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