BlackBerry Mercury 2017BlackBerry smartphones, one of the most anticipated gadgets of 2017 is yet to be officially launched but the big bosses have given us all a sneak peak at the CES 2017 event. As we previously reported, BlackBerry has a physical keyboard that has been long gone in the Android phones. The unnamed new phone, named as BlackBerry Mercury by the folks on Internet has a new updated Android Software Nougat 7.0 and highly secure encryption.

BlackBerry Keyboard
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The BlackBerry and TCL will launch the name and specification of the new smartphone at MWC 2017, happening from February 27 to March 2 but what we’ve uncovered so far is that we are sure to get the retro style back. It has a strong enterprise software and the two companies aim to sell them to different companies and governments that require end-to-end security.

BlackBerry Fingerprint sensor
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The tactile QWERTY keys according to TechRadar are soft and will also feature a fingerprint sensor tucked into the spacebar of the keyboard. The Nougat 7.0 OS will give the smartphone advanced capabilities to stand tall with other feature phones this year.

BlackBerry Nougat 7
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Though it is too early to form an opinion about the new smartphone, but the features revealed so far makes it look like a promising phone of 2017.