BlackBerry will be announcing the official name and availability of the Mercury during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The keynote presentation is happening on February 25th and starts at 7:00PM CET (6:00PM GMT, 1:00PM EST, 10:00AM PST). Thankfully, you can tune in with the live stream embedded below.
The Mercury’s main feature is the 4.5-inch display and its physical QWERTY keyboard with the fingerprint sensor on the spacebar. Earlier rumours of the Mercury pointed towards the smartphone featuring a 2.0GHz Qualcomm processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, an 18 megapixel camera with an 8 megapixel front-facing secondary.
Here are the known specs.
BlackBerry Mercury Rumoured Specs
- Android OS (unconfirmed what version)
- Aluminum frame
- 4.5-inch display with a 3:2 aspect ratio
- Soft textured rubberized bac
- Physical QWERTY keyboard with capacitive keys, 4GB RAM
- Spacebar doubles as a fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- Rear and front-facing camera with flash
- Stereo speaker on the bottom
- Bluetooth 4.2
- Convenience key
- USB-C port
- slot for a nano SIM and microSD card