BlackBerry is going to make one ‘unconventional’ phone per year

white BlackBerry Passport

The BlackBerry Passport is one of the most unique phones BlackBerry has ever released and that alone has been reason enough for some people to buy it. It’s also generated a lot of press for BlackBerry.

We already know that BlackBerry will be releasing a second generation BlackBerry, but it won’t be the only whacky phone in its portfolio of weird devices.

Speaking to Reuters, Ron Louks, president of devices and emerging solutions at BlackBerry, said the company intends to launch one unconventional device per year. Louks stated they already have one such device in the works and carriers have already provided positive feedback.

What’s not clear is if this new device is the next generation Passport or if this is a completely separate device. BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed on Friday that there would be a second generation Passport as well as a concept device that is scheduled for unveiling at Mobile World Congress next March. It’s possible this is the unconventional device to which Chen was referring.

As an aside, for fans of the Passport: Louks said that BlackBerry is working on a prototype that is easier to use with one hand. That should appease those that like to email with one hand while holding an extra large latte in the other.


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