Blackberry Launches DTEK50 : Thinnest Blackberry Yet
You thought Blackberry was done with handsets? Well think again. The company has launched a brand new phone, with no name (Curve, Bold or Privé)and just a model number, dubbed the DTEK50, it is the thinnest Blackberry phone yet.
Yes the phone runs Android, and is 7.4mm thick, has built in full-data encryption, built-in malware protection,hardware support for tracking and provisioning. The included DTEK security app secures the Android OS more than usual ( the usual not being very secure)
This touch only phone is a rare handset from Blackberry which usually has a close connection with physical keyboards. BlackBerry Hub communications is in there too.
The Blackberry phone supports 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. The Phone has a 2610mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 2.0. The heart of the DTEK50 is a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 617 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of on-board storage, and microSD expansion up to 2TB
The phone is on sale on Blackberry’s website for US $ 299, 12600mAh power bank is included for those who pre order.
Blackberry DTEK50 Full Specifications
|Display||5.2 inch 24-bit color depth|
|Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels 424 ppi|
|Dimensions||147 mm x 72.5 mm x 7.4 mm / 135 g|
|Chipset||Snapdragon 617 Octa-Core, 64 bit|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53|
|GPU||Adreno 405, 550MHz GPU|
|RAM||3 GB RAM|
|Rear Camera||13 MP . 1080p at 30fps, PDAF, 6-element f2.0 lens|
|Front Camera||8MP Fixed-Focus, f2.2, 1080p at 30fps|
|Expandability||2TB MicroSD support : Single nano-SIM slot|
|Battery||2610 mAh Quick Charge 2.0|
|Connectivity||4G LTE (Cat. 6), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2LE.EDR, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, NFC|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow With Blackberry Security|
|Misc/Sensors||Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Hall Effect, Led Notification Light|