New renders of Android flavored BlackBerry Venice slider surface
Another render that appeared today shows the inside build of the rear camera. The image confirms earlier rumors that said the phone would be equipped with an 18MP rear-facing camera. The render hints that the camera will come with phase detection AF. The snapper will most likely employ OIS like the rear camera on the Passport does. The last render reveals that the Venice will support Chromecast. While BlackBerry 10 doesn't really support the feature, Android does, of course.
While much of the information about the device is still covered up and is unknown, early word is that the BlackBerry Venice will be available this November via AT&T and T-Mobile. The rest of the specs include a 5.4-inch screen with curved glass on both sides and a 1440 x 2560 resolution. The Snapdragon 808 SoC is under the hood, with a hexa-core CPU and the Adreno 418 GPU. 3GB of RAM is inside.
If BlackBerry does get the Venice out by November, Santa might end up with a ton of these in his bag to give out on Christmas.