BB Merah Putih Introduces The BlackBerry Aurora

After an awkward lead up of events, BB Merah Putih has finally made the BlackBerry Aurora official -- the first device produced for the Indonesian market under a licensing agreement signed in late 2016.

"The BlackBerry Aurora is a dual SIM 4G LTE smartphone that operates with Android 7.0 Nougat, with a 5.5" inch screen and 4GB RAM memory. Fusing the latest technology with 4G LTE network speed, vibrant HD 720p wide screen and 4GB memory, the BlackBerry Aurora delivers the best performance to ...

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BlackBerry Aurora Product Page Goes Live

"Elegant design and functionality have become key parts of what makes a smartphone today. BlackBerry Aurora has it all. Supported by the latest technology and design, we made the BlackBerry Aurora to be a key part of the active lifestyle of its users."

The BB Merah Putih BlackBerry Aurora page has gone live, and pre-orders have even been underway through one Indonesian retailer - but we still have not seen an official announcement. With an average price of IDR3.499.000, this makes the Aurora a reasonably ...

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The KEYone, A New Era For BlackBerry?

The official presentation and “launch” of the highly anticipated BlackBerry device, the KEYone (formerly known under the codename Mercury), at Mobile World Congress 2017 undoubtedly left some BlackBerry fans yearning for more, while others, frustrated for the same reasons that have continued to plague BlackBerry for years. Unfortunately, the Canadian company is notorious for poor demonstrations, botched launches and mundane presentations nearly to the point where it has become their M.O.; The KEYone launch was no different. 

However, despite the terrible amateurish presentation ...

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Register For First Access To Purchase #KEYone

If you're absolutely dying to get your hands on a BlackBerry KEYone, you'll have to wait just a few more weeks. In the meantime, the best thing you can do to short-track yourself on a list to purchase one of these, is to head to @BBMobiles own registration page.

Currently, the registration page is Canada-only -- but we'll update this post to reflect other registration pages for the global markets. On the page, an options list allows you to select your current carrier ...

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It's Official: The BlackBerry KEYone

BlackBerryMobile (@BBMOBILE) and TCL (@TCLNA) just officially unveiled the BlackBerry KEYone - a physical keyboard device that will be joining TCL's lineup of BlackBerry-branded devices; but in a different way.

If you recall, TCL recently expanded their Software & Brand licensing deal with BlackBerry:

Under the terms of the agreement, BlackBerry will license its security software and service suite, as well as related brand assets to TCL Communication who will design, manufacture, sell and provide customer support for BlackBerry-branded mobile devices. BlackBerry will continue to ...

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Watch The BlackBerry KeyOne Announcement LIVE

By now, you've probably heard about BlackBerry's newest smartphone - The KEYone - which launches today at #MWC17 in Barcelona, Spain.

If you're itching to get your eyes on the device in action, be sure to check out the official stream provided by our friends at CrackBerry. They'll be helping launch the device, with CrackBerry Kevin due in as one of the KEY presenter - so be sure to also check out their pre-launch pages.

The LIVE event starts in about half an hour ...

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#TheNewBlackBerryCentral Teespring Campaign

Last year, BlackBerryCentral sold an amazing amount of apparel in our Teespring storefront. So much in fact, that we were able to buy a fan a new BlackBerry Passport and cover our server fees for one year.

This week, BlackBerry is launching a new smartphone - and much of the release is still a mystery. Inspired by our new transition plans, new goals and a new page in BlackBerry's own page; we've decided to launch another Campaign with Teespring. Instead of a contest, we're ...

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Looking Forward: BlackBerryCentral Turns 2

Today is February 16th, 2017 and that means BlackBerryCentral is reaching its second year in operation. Last year, I posted in excitement for our first year of success. Our segments were fresh, exciting, consitent. We had a fantastic application launch on BlackBerry 10, a wildly successful T Shirt campaign that landed a fan a brand new Silver Edition Passport, our BBM Channel was verified, and we had finally reached a certain level of recognition gloablly.

Unfortunately, as a team, we failed to bring the same ...

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