BlackBerry is Coming Back With 5G Phones & Hardware Keyboards
Muhammad Mubeen Javed
Blackberry will be developing new phones under the BB brand name in a collaboration with OnwardMobility for next year.
The company will be producing 5G Android Smartphones with physical keyboards. As always, security will be the core of the design.
CEO and Executive Chairman at BlackBerry, John Chen said:
“We are excited that customers will experience the government and enterprise-level security and mobile productivity the BlackBerry 5G smartphone will offer.”
President and Principal Analyst of J.Gold Associates, Jack Gold believes that the main purpose of these new phones will not be consumers at large. Enterprises and Companies working with sensitive data. Productivity focused apps packed in a secure product. Like Blackberries will cater to enterprises and sensitive organizations.
5G Blackberry will release in Europe and North America first with Android since BlackBerry OS has been dead for a while. New Blackberry phones should also suit the needs of domestic customers. Many people are working from home amid the pandemic.
Since 2008, OnwardMobility has been working on mobile software security. Peter Franklin, CEO of Onward Mobility worked with Zynga and Microsoft. The executive team has rich experience in terms of smartphones and leading technologies.