This year, the Canadian BlackBerry company plans to introduce its first Android-smartphone, which likely will be named BlackBerry Venice. The smartphone will be equipped with curved edges with the 5.7-inch screen, 808 Snapdragon processor, 3 GB of RAM, 18-megapixel camera and a slide-out QWERTY-keyboard like a BlackBerry Passport, including sensory possibilities for gesture control without the need to touch the screen. Unlike last slider BlackBerry, the new device will be thinner. The unit comfortably in the hand and the slider mechanism works easily and smoothly. The software will include BlackBerry Hub, Google services, and universal search that allows you to simultaneously search the Web, contacts, and all content on the smartphone. Announcement of new items is expected in November this year and the start of sales will take place on the eve of New Year holidays.