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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

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
Storage 16 GB
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
Price  $299
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