TCL-built BlackBerry Hamburg turns up Wi-Fi certification filings

Back in May, I posted in the CrackBerry forums about a pretty shady rumor I had been hearing for a while now. The rumor, at the time, was that BlackBerry had formed some sort of working partnership with TCL Corporation, who produces smartphones under the Alcatel brand, and now additional documentation has popped which further points to something going on with BlackBerry and TCL Corporation.

Back in May, I posted in the CrackBerry forums about a pretty shady rumor I had been hearing for a while now. The rumor, at the time, was that BlackBerry had formed some sort of working partnership with TCL Corporation, who produces smartphones under the Alcatel brand to produce devices for BlackBerry with BlackBerry branding.

One of those devices with the potential to reach the masses would be based on the Idol 4 but arrive with BlackBerry branding otherwise known as 'Hamburg'. While it remains to be seen whether or not that that exact situation is taking place, additional documentation has now popped on Twitter via @rquandt which points to something going on with BlackBerry and TCL Corporation.

As highlighted in the image above taken from the Wi-Fi Alliance product finder, TCL has received certification for a smartphone product named DTEK 50 which carries the model number STH100-2 (RJD211LW) and runs Android Marshmallow with a build number of AAF295. Looking at that, one could break it down to two things. That's either a lot of coincidence or BlackBerry is almost certainly working with TCL / Alcatel to release some sort of smartphone.

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