The BlackBerry Venice, the first Android smartphone from the Canadian company is expected to release in November this year. Fresh information suggests that the device will be available through AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint in the United States. A leaked video and several photos of the BlackBerry Venice have also surfaced.
The BlackBerry Venice is the new slider smartphone that will be running on Android OS while the exact version of Android is not known yet. Evan Blass, the famous leakster has revealed through his Twitter account that the BlackBerry Venice release date is confirmed to happen in November. However, the exact date has not been revealed.
Blass has also revealed that the Venice smartphone will be available through the four leading carriers in the U.S. The tweet from Blass also includes some BlackBerry Venice renders showcasing Android features onboard, such as Google Play Store, Phone Arena reported. He also posted a teaser video of the handset on Twitter.
As far as the specs of the BlackBerry Venice are concerned, the handset is expected to sport a 5.5 inches display, supporting Quad HD resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. The device will be flanked with curved glass on both sides. The Snapdragon 808 SoC will be powering the device along with 3 GB of RAM.
One of the salient features of the BlackBerry Venice is that by sliding the display upwards reveals a full QWERTY keyboard. On its rear, the device features an 18-megapixel camera along with dual LED flash. It also features Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and phase detection auto focus. The phone also comes with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
Eye candy. pic.twitter.com/GtJwOfOus8
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 19, 2015