BlackBerry did not lie, or more the Chinese giant TCL, when in Barcelonathey promised two new Android smartphones for this same year, both with BlackBerry DNA and its pertinent complete physical keyboard.
The truth isin this waiting time, but we had not had more news of the arrival of a BlackBerry phone until a hypothetical Athena It was crossed in early Aprildemonstrating that its development was already very advanced.
his double camera and a physical QWERTY keyboard on the front under the screen They starred in a mid-range device with Snapdragon 660 chipset and 16: 9 classic format screen, which will come with Android 8.0 Oreo and that it seems that finally it will be called BlackBery Key² in his official debut.
Obviously We do not know if this will be the BlackBerry Key² or the Chinese-Canadian manufacturer will surprise us this time, but the leaks and movements from TCL-BlackBerry make us suspect that the Athena it was a code name for development and that the presentation announced today will have this terminal.
In fact, official is the classic ‘Save the Date’ published by BlackBerry on their social networks, inviting us to a presentation to be held next Thursday June 7 in New York with the BlackBerry Key² as the main protagonist …
– BlackBerry Mobile (@BBMobile)
We will have to be vigilant to see what they have prepared for us, although BlackBerry will not really have it easy after so much inactivity and having lost the great mass of very faithful ‘business’ users that were available …