It’s not more than for BlackBerry – the model may be parting ways with TCL at the conclude of this month, but a new company has appeared to get on the mantle. Today, OnwardMobility introduced a partnership with BlackBerry and FIH Cell to acquire new phones bearing the BB-model for next calendar year.
And not just any phones but ones with a components keyboard and 5G connectivity. As always, security will be at the core of the design and style. “We are fired up that prospects will experience the company and federal government degree safety and cell efficiency the new BlackBerry 5G smartphone will provide,” reported John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO, BlackBerry.
“With 5G immediately coming to current market, and the acceleration it will trigger in upgrading cell units and deploying efficiency boosting apps, deploying demonstrated and very protected products and solutions like the BlackBerry 5G gadgets in enterprises, governing administration, and regulated industries like finance or authorized, are mission crucial,” stated analyst Jack Gold, President and Principal Analyst of J. Gold Associates.
So, shoppers at large may well not be the target shopper for this new product, but governments and corporations doing work with beneficial, sensitive facts.
The new keyboard-packing BlackBerry 5G telephones will be obtainable in North America and Europe. The telephones will be managing Android, normally (BlackBerry OS has been dead for a even though now).
OnwardMobility is at present dependent in the US and has been functioning on safety-concentrated cell computer software because its founding in 2008. Existing CEO Peter Franklin has earlier labored at Microsoft (Azure) and Zynga (Farmville). The relaxation of the govt workforce has rich experience in the smartphone world and main tech corporations also.