Canadian smartphone giant BlackBerry has launched two new Android smartphones at an event on Monday in Delhi. Blackberry DTEK50 and BlackBerry DTEK60 Android smartphones made its debut in the Indian market. Despite discontinuing its BBM operations, the company has earlier announced the launch of new smartphones in Android Platform.
BlackBerry DTEK50 will be available in India from this weekend, while the BlackBerry DTEK60 will go on sale from early next month. Initially, BlackBerry DTEK50 was announced back in July this year, and the BlackBerry DTEK60 sports fingerprint scanner on the rear panel launched late last month.
BlackBerry DTEK50 features a 5.2-inch Full HD scratch-resistant display screen with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The device is powered by a 1.2GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 SoC processor paired with 550MHz Adreno 405 GPU. The single SIM device packs a 3GB RAM with 16GB internal storage which is expandable up to a maximum of 2TB with microSD.
BlackBerry DTEK50 camera is assigned with a 13MP with dual-tone LED Flash on the rear side and 8MP front-facing with LED flash. The handset which weighs 135g measures dimensions of 147 × 72.5 × 7.4mm, packs a 2610mAh battery with fast charging. Connectivity options of BlackBerry DTEK50 offers Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz), 4G VoLTE,Bluetooth 4.2, NFC GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio.
BlackBerry DTEK60 features a 5.5-inch QuadHD display screen with 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution. The device is powered by a Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU. The single SIM device packs a 4GB RAM with 32GB internal storage which is expandable with a microSD card.
A 21MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash is assigned for BlackBerry DTEK60 and another 8MP front-facing camera with LED flash is provided for selfies. The handset which weighs 165g measures dimensions of 153.9 x 75.4 x 7 mm, packs a 3000mAh battery with fast charging. Connectivity options of BlackBerry DTEK50 offers Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz), 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, USB Type-C port.
Both the smartphones run on Android 6.0.1 Android Marshmallow and include good sensor range which incorporates the ambient light sensor, accelerometer, magnetometer, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. BlackBerry DTEK50 and DTEK60 are priced at Rs. 21,990 and Rs. 46,990 respectively and are available only in Black color.