BlackBerry BBC100-1 might be the company’s first
dual-SIM phone
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A BlackBerry known only as BBC100-1 came into notice in December of last year. The device turned up on an Indonesian regulator’s website – POSTEL, with the manufacturer name being PT BB Merah Putih, which happens to be a joint venture between BlackBerry and Tiphone for producing Blackberry handsets based on Android in Indonesia.

Now, the BlackBerry DTEK60 is marked as BBA100-1 and the to-be-unveiled BlackBerry Mercury is BBB100-1 which gives an authenticity to the BBC100-1 as well.

According to a popular tipster Roland Quandt, the BBC100-1 will feature a 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display and will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 425 clocked at 1.4 GHz. Additionally, there’s a 4GB RAM with 32GB onboard storage. On the photography front, the device will feature a 13-megapixel rear and an 8-megapixel front facing camera. The battery capacity on board to power the device is 3,000 mAh.

But here comes the big surprise, in his tweet, Roland has also mentioned the BBC100-1 to be a dual-SIM device.



If this happens to be true, the BBC100-1 will be BlackBerry’s first smartphone with dual-SIM support.

Blackberry has also stated that their new flagship smartphone, Mercury will be unveiled on February 25. Details about the BlackBerry Mercury are still under wraps but considering it will be a flagship, it’s expected to rock Snapdragon 835 or 821 at the very least. The Mercury also comes with the company’s signature QWERTY keyboard in a bar format. The keyboard is touch sensitive and can be used as a touchpad on its own. The BlackBerry Mercury will run on Android 7.0 Nougat along with BlackBerry Hub and DTEK suite of security features.

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