Chinese phone maker TCL has launched the BlackBerry Motion smartphone with a full touchscreen at the GITEX Tech Week in Dubai. The smartphone will be launching in the Middle East first for AED 1,699 (approx. Rs 30,218) in late October. There are no confirmed dates for the smartphone’s arrival to India.
The highlights of the smartphone includes a 4000 mAH battery and a suite of security apps by BlackBerry.
The BlackBerry Motion comes with a 5.5-inch HD display with 720×1280 pixel resolution and a DragonTrail Glass protection on top. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 2TB by using microSD.
In term of optics the smartphone include a 12-megapixel rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash and a video recording capability of 4K at 30fps. On the front, the device houses an 8-megapixel selfie camera that also carries selfie flash.
The BlackBerry Motion runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is powered by a 4,000 mAh battery which comes with Quick Charge 3.0 support. The smartphone also offers USB Type- C and a dual SIM connectivity.
BlackBerry Motion comes with BlackBerry’s own suite of security apps, as the DTEK security suite and features FIPS 140-2 Full Disk Encryption, Google Play for Work and Android for Work support. The BlackBerry Motion is also IP67 water resistant and carries a fingerprint sensor at the front and a ‘smart convenience key’ on the right which can be used to launch the most used app by the user based on their location.