End of business OnwardMobility – cold water on the body of BlackBerry enthusiasts

End of business OnwardMobility – cold water on the body of BlackBerry enthusiasts

End of business OnwardMobility – cold water on the body of BlackBerry enthusiasts

News News EMGblog.com: After the Chinese company TCL failed to receive credit from Bringing back the lost BlackBerry, an unknown start-up called OnwardMobility has acquired the privilege of producing smartphones with this brand. brought OnwardMobility’s first fifth-generation smartphone with the Blackberry brand was supposed to be released in 2021. enter the market, but this has been repeatedly delayed and raised doubts about this. Until Blackberry in early January 2022 announced that support for classic BlackBerry devices (equipped with the operating system BlackBerry OS) has officially ended. This issue, along with the repeated postponements of the phone launch by OnwardMobility, strengthened the hypothesis of the failure of this startup’s project.

Texas startup OnwardMobility finally with publish a farewell message on the main page of the company’s website, officially announcing the end of his career. In this way, the launch of a 5G smartphone with the Blackberry brand will be ruled out. The text of this message is as follows:

To all our valued followers, supporters and partners:

We want to thank you for all the support you have given us since the inception of OnwardMobility. do. However, it is with great regret that we announce that OnwardMobility will be shutting down and that we will no longer continue [the project] to produce a high-security smartphone with a physical keyboard.

Please note that this was not a careless or hasty decision. We share your disappointment [resulting from] this news and we assure you that this [decision] is not the result we worked on and hoped for.

We are extremely grateful to the professional and experienced team who worked tirelessly on this project, as well as to each and every loyal fan and partner who supported us along the way. It is an honor to work with you and hear your comments and feedback.

Thank you for your support and we wish you all the best.”

Of course, the release of this news was not too surprising, since Crackberry’s website was closed a few weeks ago, after OnwardMobility shut down and subsequently canceled production. The mentioned phone was announced by this company. The interesting thing is that shortly after this incident, OnwardMobility published a message titled “Contrary to public belief, we are not shut down” and announced that it will soon inform the interested parties about the production of BlackBerry smartphones.

BlackBerry recently announced that it intends to sell all patents related to mobile to sell himself for an approximate value of 600 million dollars.

As mentioned, before OnwardMobility, the Chinese company TCL brand points Blackberry was purchased. In 2018, TCL released a smartphone called BlackBerry KeyTwo along with several other Android devices. launched on the market, but after some time decided to launch its mid-range smartphones under the TCL brand. Perhaps a decade ago, few people would have imagined such an unfortunate fate for BlackBerry phones, but we have to accept the fact that the popular BlackBerry brand has no place in the mobile market right now.

The suspension of OnwardMobility means that people Keyboard smartphone enthusiasts will not have many options to choose from. Currently, the only options available are TCL’s BlackBerry devices, which are a few years old. It should be noted that the BlackBerry 10 operating system is also out of date and the manufacturer no longer supports it. Of course, if your taste is such that only a smartphone with a keyboard will satisfy you, you can get the Unihertz Titan Pocket smartphone.

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