Launched in August, BlackBerry Evolve fortifies Optiemus’s focus on delivering powerful smartphones with stunning yet ergonomic design at competitive price points. The device is developed with today’s tech-savvy, design-oriented and productivity-driven users in mind. It is also uniquely secured with BlackBerry’s world-class device security implementation, using additional measures from the kernel level all the way up to the application layer of the devices, including DTEK by BlackBerry application.
BlackBerry Evolve offers stunning design and delivers the performance to match. With just the right size for single hand use, the Evolve sports an 18:9, 5.99-inch full view display and is protected by the same damage-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 5 – Corning’s latest offering which protects against drops onto hard surfaces and is up to 4 times more durable than alternative glass. The face unlock and fingerprint sensor on the device are ultra-quick and responsive, plus the Dolby Digital sound quality provides an amazing end user experience. It comes equipped with a powerful 13MP+13MP dual rear camera and dual-tone LED flash, producing amazing results, even in low light conditions. Evolve features 2K video recording, allowing users to create high-quality videos with better colour and deeper pixels. The 16MP wide angle with tetra cell front camera is engineered specifically for people who love taking selfies.
Priced at INR 24,990, the device is powered by Qualcomm SDM450 Octa-Core1.8 GHz processor, Evolve also runs on Android 8.1 Oreo OS. BlackBerry Evolve comes loaded with 4GB RAM + 64GB variant which is expandable up to 256GB memory (through micro SD) making it an ideal device to store data, images and videos. The device is available on amazon.in.
BlackBerry KEY2 LE
The device is designed for physical keyboard enthusiasts and offers the iconic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard experience at an accessible price. Built for productivity, the new BlackBerry KEY2 LE is amongst the most secure smartphones in the world and runs the latest AndroidTM 8.1 Oreo OS. Priced at INR 29,990, the Key2 Le is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core processor and 4GB RAM, the Key2 LE smartphone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The phone is equipped with a powerful 3000mAh battery that gives over 22 hours of mixed usage. It comes equipped with a 13+5MP dual rear camera set-up and an 8MP front camera. Towards this, the BlackBerry Key2 LE offers a wide array of in-built features likes panoramic selfie mode, selfie enhancements, Google Lens camera integration, and real-time Bokeh mode.
With productivity at its core, the new BlackBerry KEY2 LE also offers dual account management, allowing cloning of applications such as Facebook Messenger and Instagram by a simple drag and drop process. It also allows easy switch between personal and professional accounts and supports dual sim functionality. 52 programmable shortcuts on the physical keyboard makes work smooth and effortless.
Sporting the latest Android 8.1 Oreo Operating System and an impressive camera, the BlackBerry KEY2 is a powerful smartphone built for people who demand a more private, more secure, and safer experience and next-level productivity. The all-new BlackBerry KEY2 now introduces Speed Key, a universal shortcut key that makes it possible to instantly access apps, contacts and functions that are used the most by a user from anywhere on the device. It is also the first BlackBerry smartphone to feature a dual-rear camera.
It has a 4.5-inch touch display featuring impact and scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3 offering the best in resilience and durability. The keyboard has been shaped to make typing effortless, and includes in-keyboard fingerprint sensor with updated mechanics for an improved tactile response and convenient user experience. Loaded with a 3500 mAh battery giving user’s power for approximately 25+ hours mixed use. The Quick Charge 3.0 lets users charge the BlackBerry KEY2 up to 50% in 40 minutes and new Smart Battery Experience learns from daily charging habits, then recommends when to charge so you have enough battery life to make it through that next meeting, flight or event.
Price – INR 42,990
|Specification||BlackBerry Evolve||BlackBerry KEY2||BlackBerry Key2 LE|
|OS||Android8.1 Oreo||Android Oreo 8.1||Android Oreo 8.1|
|Memory||4GB RAM+64GB ROM
Hot-swappable MicroSD slot support
|6G RAM + 64GB expandable up to 256 GB SD Card||4 GB RAM +64 GB Rom expandable up to 256GB|
|Camera||Rear facing –13MP+13MP(3L8+3L8), Auto-Focus, Dual Tone LED Flash, HDR
Front Facing – 16MP Fixed Focus, Selfie Flash
|Dual rear – 12MP + 12MP with 2x optical Zoom
Front camera 8MP
|13MP+5MP with dual-tone led flash
8MP front-facing · 1080P Video Record
|Processor||Qualcomm SDM450 Octa-Core1.8 GHz, 64-bit||Qualcomm SDM 660, Kryo 260 Octa-Core 2.2 GHz x 4 + 1.8GHz x 4, 64-bit||Qualcomm SDM 636, Kryo 260 Octa-Core 4 x Gold (1.8GHz) + 4 x Silver (1.6GHz)|
|Display||5.99″, 1080 x 2160 resolution, 403 PPI 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD||44.5” FHD 1620 x 1080, 3:2 aspect ratio (433 PPI), IPS LCD||4.5” FHD 1620 x 1080 · 3:2 aspect ratio (434 ppi) · IPS LCD|
|Battery||4000mAh (typ) battery with quick charge||3500 mAh with Quick Charge||3000 mAh|
|Connectivity||USB Type-C, USB 2.0, USB OTG, FM Radio||Bluetooth 5.0 LE, Type-C USB 3.0, USB OTG, NFC, FM Radio||Bluetooth 5.0 LE · USB Type-C (bottom of device) · USB 2.0 · USB OTG · NFC · FM Radio|
|Sensors||Fingerprint , Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, supports Face unlock up to 3 face data||Fingerprint (spacebar), Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Hall Effect||Fingerprint Sensor (spacebar) · Accelerometer · Ambient Light · Proximity · Magnetometer · Hall Effect|
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