After quitting from smartphone production, BlackBerry seems to be more active outsourcing the job. While we are yet to witness an official launch of DTEK 60, another BlackBerry phone has popped up online. Rumored to be named BlackBerry Mercury, model number BBB100-1, has been found on Geekbench benchmark database.

According to the leaked benchmark, the BlackBerry Mercury will be a mid-range Moblie phone powered by Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 625 running at 2.02GHz. The phone comes with 3GB RAM.

Apart from these essential specifications, the benchmark doesn’t reveal much about the BlackBerry Mercury Phone. According to the database, the smartphone has scored a maximum of 913 in the single-core score, and a maximum of 5072 in the multi-core score.

Tech website GSMArena has reported that the Mercury comes with a 4.5-inch Full HD touch display, it also unites a physical QWERTY keyboard. The phone will come with 32GB internal storage.

On the camera face, the Device has an 18-megapixel camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera up front. The phone packs in the 3,400mAh battery.

BlackBerry had stopped designing and manufacturing after its Priv smartphone launched previous year. The company had released DTEK 50 earlier this year, but it was a remodeled Alcatel Idol 4 smartphone. The other Alcatel-BlackBerry smartphone, DTEK 60, which is technically unannounced, has appeared online time and again. Some online retailers even set the BlackBerry DTEK 60 up for pre-orders, however, it is not available in India.

The BlackBerry DTEK 60 highlight a 5.5-inch AMOLED display Screen with 1440p resolution. The phone will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 with 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM (internal storage), which is expandable up to 2TB using a microSD card.

The DTEK 60 pack a 21-megapixel camera on the back and an 8-megapixel camera on the front. The phone will pack in a 3000mAh battery.

We can await  BlackBerry to officially launch the DTEK 60 in the coming months, going with that timeline it is desirable the Mercury will be announced only next year.


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