Ailing Canadian firm, Blackberry today in a rather unexpected move announced its second Android powered Smartphone dubbed -BlackBerry DTEK50.The Android powered all-touchscreen Blackberry DTEK50 share alot of similarities with the Alcatel Idol 4 and is been marketed by Blackberry as “world’s most secure smartphone.”You can lean more about that claim here
The Blackberry DTEK50, or ‘the world’s most secure Android smartphone’if you like also share same specs with the BlackBerry Neon which had been on the rumor mills for sometimes now.
It flaunts a 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080 scratch-resistant display ,powered by a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 617 processor with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board storage expandable up to 2TB via microSD expansion up to 2TB.
For the camera freaks,the Blackberry DTEK50 is fitted with a 13MP rear camera with phase detection auto focus, an f/2.0 aperture and support for 1080p video recording at 30fps, as well as an 8MP front camera with an f/2.2 aperture.
While the BlackBerry DTEK50 miss out on a fingerprint sensor,it does come with the BlackBerry Security that protects the private details of your life from being hacked , USB Type-C connectivity and a 2610mAh non removable battery with support for Quick Charge 2.0.The Blackberry DTEK50 also feature a physical convenience key with which you can launch your favorite app or mute the device when on an active call.
BlackBerry DTEK50 specifications
- 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD scratch-resistant display
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 (4 x 1.5GHz + 4 x 1.2GHz) processor with 550MHz Adreno 405 GPU
- 3GB RAM with 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 6P lens
- 8MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f2.2, 84-degree wide angle lens
- Dimensions: 147×72.5×7.4mm; Weight: 135g
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC
- 2610mAh battery with fast charging
You can already pre-order the Blackberry DTEK50 through ShopBlackBerry.com in the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and The Netherlands in Black color only at aprice tag of $299 (CA$ 429 CDN, 339 Euros, and 275 GBP) (Rs. 20,140 approx.)
As incentives,those who pre-order the Blackberry DTEK50 from now till August 8th will be getting a free BlackBerry Mobile Power Pack worth US$59.99 .