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Blackberry Launches DTEK50 : Thinnest Blackberry Yet

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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.

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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.

Specs

Blackberry DTEK50 Full Specifications

Display5.2 inch 24-bit color depth
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels 424 ppi
Dimensions147 mm x 72.5 mm x 7.4 mm / 135 g
ChipsetSnapdragon 617 Octa-Core, 64 bit
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405, 550MHz GPU
RAM3 GB RAM
Storage16 GB
Rear Camera13 MP . 1080p at 30fps, PDAF,  6-element f2.0 lens
Front Camera8MP Fixed-Focus, f2.2, 1080p at 30fps
Expandability 2TB MicroSD support  : Single nano-SIM slot
Battery2610 mAh Quick Charge 2.0
Connectivity4G 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
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow With Blackberry Security
Misc/SensorsAccelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Hall Effect, Led Notification Light
Price $299
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Bharat Nagpal
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19 comments
Vicky Singh
Vicky Singh

True copy of alcate idiol 4 and no logo of blackberry on front

lutenic
lutenic

Not a copy. But sourced from the same supplier who made Idol 4. Its official redesign by BB.

Subhadeep Sen
Subhadeep Sen

Dear blackberry, pls don't waste your money nobody wants to buy your phone

Naushad Kazi
Naushad Kazi

processor is 617\U0001f624 not good for brand like BlackBerry to introduce a new phone with that processor

Awais Ahmed
Awais Ahmed

For a midranger they should have gone with the 652 processor instead.

Vinayak Nadagouda
Vinayak Nadagouda

Everything was good till the end but then came a disappointing 617 processor

Jatin Upadhyay
Jatin Upadhyay

This is Blackberry Neon! And they are going to launch two more phones the Blackberry Argon and Blackberry Mercury.

Nehal Hasnain
Nehal Hasnain

Design are not satisfied, but price are very high in this configuration. Xiaomi offers many more options in this price. After all this is Blackberry and their security.

Rohit Rana
Rohit Rana

Oneplus 3 gold launched in USA and availability for India will be revealed soon

Kiran Doddapaneni
Kiran Doddapaneni

The price price is expected around $300...Reminiscent of Alcatel idol phone

Vasanth Kumar B
Vasanth Kumar B

Please provide the mobile Price In a Affordable range...Many Of them are interested...