BlackBerry has officially announced their latest flagship Android smartphone DTEK60. Few weeks after it was announced, it will cease in-house smartphone production. BlackBerry’s DTEK60 is the higher-end smartphone, follows the release of DTEK50 from earlier this year. DTEK50 has the better specs and features than the entry-level model.
The phone comes in 5.5-inch Quad HD screen resolution and powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor. It has the metal-framed, dual glass panel design which is considerable looks good than the DTEK50’s utilitarian finish. The dimensions of the phone are 153.9 x 75.4 x 7 mm and weighs about 165grams.
The phone is pre-installed and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). Blackberry says it is working with Google on the upgrade for Nougat.
Coming to the camera segment, the primary camera comes with 21-megapixel with the dual-tone LED Flash. 4K Video recording is available on this phone. It supports Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). The front facing camera comes with 8-megapixel along with the LED flash.
This smartphone comes with 3000 mAh battery supporting Quick Charge 3.0 with the USB Type-C port. It has the rear mounted finger print scanner.
Blackberry is pitching this device as more secure than other Android phone and special thanks to its secure bootloader, Hardware Root of Trust, quick updates for security patches and DTEK app. It also included with the BlackBerry’s suite of productivity apps such as Hub, Calendar, and keyboard.
BlackBerry DTEK60 Specifications
Display : 5.5-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD display
Processor : Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor
GPU : Adreno 530 GPU
RAM : 4GB RAM
Storage : 32GB Internal Storage & Supports expandable memory.
OS : Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Camera : 21MP rear camera & 8MP front-facing camera
Connectivity : 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, GPS
Battery : 3000mAh Battery
This phone is available with directly unlocked from Blackberry’s website and starting with the price $499.
— BlackBerry (@BlackBerry) October 25, 2016