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BlackBerry Mercury Could Steal The Limelight From Google Pixel As This Year's Best Camera Phone

By Anj C , Jan 30, 2017 05:22 PM EST
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BlackBerry's upcoming Mercury smartphone will allegedly use the same impressive camera as the Google Pixel, according to new rumors rounding up. The Sony-made sensor is currently the highest-rated smartphone camera on DxOMark, surpassed the Galaxy S7 series. Tech journalist Roland Quandt has done some digging in BlackBerry camera files and shows to have confirmed that the upcoming BlackBerry Mercury smartphone will use Sony's fairly new IMX378 image sensor in the camera. We haven't been able to confirm this yet. Here are some things you might wanna know about the upcoming BlackBerry Mercury.

BlackBerry Mercury Camera Features

To feature a 4.2inch multi-touch display, well a lot smaller than the current generation iPhone or leading Android phones. The 12MP sensor is capable of recording 4K Ultra HD video and, given its impressive performance in the latest Google smartphone, takes staggeringly great photos.this confirms that BlackBerry Mercury will be unveiled on February 25 at the Mobile World Conference 2017. Until then, here are a few other new speculations about the camera that has been leaked recently. One out of which suggesting a 12MP rear-view camera, alongside with a 4K video recording support. Although as per the selfie camera is concerned, the BlackBerry Mercury could sport an 8MP front facing camera along with either Samsung's S5K4H8 sensor or OmniVision's OV8856.

BlackBerry Mercury Is Expected To Officially Unveils This Coming MWC 2017

TCL is expected to fully announce the Mercury at MWC 2017, Barcelona's annual tech trade show, which is set to take place at the end of February. The Mercury is the last phone ever to be designed by BlackBerry in-house; which after this point, TCL will be responsible for the phone design and manufacturing process of any BlackBerry handsets it produces thanks to a recent brand-licensing agreement.

              

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