Blackberry Mobile has officially announced their latest smartphone the Blackberry Motion which is manufactured by TCL. This is going to be targeting the mid range, the device was launched at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai. The Blackberry Motion device sports a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with 403 ppi having Scratch Resistant DragonTrail Glass protection. It is powered by a 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 SoC with Adreno 506 GPU. It is coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage space expandable up to 2TB using microSD card.
The Blackberry Motion sports a Smart Convenience Key located below the display which sports the fingerprint sensor on the home button having the BlackBerry logo. It also comes with a Locker Mode for added protection of your content. It comes with hardened Aluminum frame and soft grip-textured back.
The smartphone comes with a 12-megapixel rear camera with dual tone LED flash, f/3.0 aperture, PDAF and capable of recording 4K videos it also comes with an 8MP front facing camera. The camera specifications are similar to the KEYone. The device comes with water-resistant body having IP67 rating giving it water-resistant body.
Specifications of Blackberry Motion:
Display: 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display with 403 PPI, scratch-resistant DragonTrail Glass protection
Processor: 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
RAM and Storage: 4GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
Camera: 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX378 sensor, 1.55μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 4K video recording and an 8MP front-facing camera with 1.12µm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture
OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Fingerprint sensor, Water resistant (IP67)
Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
Battery: 4000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
The Blackberry Motion comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box, it comes with connectivity features like 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C. The device is powered by a 4000mAh battery which supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The BlackBerry Motion is priced at Dh 1,699in UAE and Riyal 1,699 in Saudi Arabia which is approximately Rs. 29,500 INR. The device will be available in Black color in Middle East through Sxiom Telecom for pre-order from all leading retailers in USA and Saudi Arabia. The details about its availability in other markets is not clear.