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BlackBerry DTEK60 Android smartphone arrives with bigger screen, faster processor, and sharper camera

ByinAnnouncements | October 25, 2016

BlackBerry releases another Android phone
Shortly after launching the DTEK50 BlackBerry releases another Android-based smartphone. Dubbed DTEK60 the handset is third Android-running device made by the company. When compared to its predecessor, being a more higher-end device the DTEK60 surprises with a larger screen, faster processor and sharper camera. The unlocked model of the phablet is already open for purchase at BlackBerry online store priced at $499.


BlackBerry launches DTEK60

Evolving from a full hardware manufacturer to a company licensing its brand to other mobile makers, BlackBerry releases another Android phone. Being a successor of the low-end DTEK50, the more premium DTEK60 arrives with better specs and advanced built-in data protection.

When it comes to the overall design, the DTEK 60 strongly resembles the Alcatel’s Idol 4S. Both devices are manufactured by Chinese TCL and house a similar display and the same rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Featured by the DTEK60 the Idol 4S-like metal-framed dual-glass panel is surely more attractive than the plastic one found in the DTEK50. Furthermore, just as the Idol 4S the new BlackBerry’s device packs a 5.5-inch Quad HD display with 534ppi of pixel density, but it comes driven by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor, which is a feature distinguishing it from both, the Alcatel’s offering and the DTEK50.

Another visible difference can be observed in the optics department, as the DTEK60 has been equipped with a sharp 21MP primary camera. Meanwhile, the DTEK50 hides a 13MP snapper. As for selfie-shooter, both phones offer the same 8MP front-facing sensor. Although BlackBerry didn’t revealed the amount of ROM and RAM, its website mentions that the DTEK60’s built-in storage allows for expansion and that the phone, just as the DTEK50 accepts microSD cards up to 2TB. In addition, kept alive by a massive 3,000 mAh battery the phone supports quick charging mode and USB Type-C port.

The DTEK60 as almost all recently launched BlackBerry phones is claimed one of the most secure Android devices. Except for the fingerprint scanner enabling the use of Android Pay, the DTEK60 packs the Hardware Root of Trust, security bootloader and BlackBerry Enterprise Identity – a single sign-on identity enabling easy and safe access to all cloud services from any device inside and outside the office. As for the OS, working on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of box, the DTEK60 is promised to receive the Nougat upgrade pretty soon.

If you looking for a device guarantying extra safety of your data, simply hit the BlackBerry site where you can buy the DTEK60. But be prepare to spend setting you back $499. Note that if you purchase the handset straight from the BlackBerry and pay until November 8th, you will be granted with special bonuses in a form of a free phone case and a rapid charger.

source: BlackBerry Store

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