TCL to stop making BlackBerry Android smartphones

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The BlackBerry KEYone and KEY2 are the only Android smartphone offering a physical keyboard
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The BlackBerry KEYone and KEY2 are the only Android smartphone offering a physical keyboard

TCL's BlackBerry licensing deal won't be renewed in August, putting the future of BlackBerry smartphones in doubt

TCL will stop making BlackBerry smartphones in August when its current licensing deal comes to an end. The decision throws into doubt the future of BlackBerry-branded smartphones amid disappointing sales....

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