BlackBerry isn t only suing Ryan Seacrest these days it s also getting ready to release some new smartphones through its new manufacturing partner Foxconn. Focus Taiwan reports that the first Foxconn-produced BlackBerry handsets will make their debut at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February, although we still don t know for sure how many new devices Foxconn plans to show off just yet. Also Read - Blackberry is coming back once more, will debut in 2021 with a flagship keyboard phone
BlackBerry signed a deal with Foxconn to produce handsets aimed at emerging markets last year, which gives the company more space to refocus its efforts on producing enterprise-centric software and services. Although BlackBerry s first Foxconn-produced handset, codenamed Jakarta, will be a touchscreen-only device, CEO John Chen has said that he wants to see physical keyboards on the majority of new BlackBerry handsets going forward.