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BlackBerry releases it’s second Android smartphone DTEK50 for $299

 

Dtek50

Technical Specifications:

Baseline Software Support: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Size (LxWxD): 147 mm x 72.5 mm x 7.4 mm

Weight (w/battery): 135g

Model Number: STH100-1

Processor:
• Qualcomm 8952 with 64 bit Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 (Snapdragon 617 Octa-Core, 64 bit)
• Adreno 405, 550MHz GPU

Memory:
• 3 GB RAM
• 16 GB Flash

Expandable Memory:
• Hot swappable microSD memory card (Up to 2TB)

Display:
• 424 PPI
• 1920 x 1080 resolution
• 24-bit color depth

Screen Size:
• 5.2” diagonal
• 16:9 aspect ratio

Rear Facing Camera:
• 13-megapixel auto-focus camera
• Phase Detect Auto Focus (PDAF), Fast focus lock
• HDR
• 6-element f2.0 lens
• Dual Tone LED Flash – Enhanced photo color balance
• 4x digital zoom
• Continuous & touch to focus, face detection, image stabilization
• Panorama, Burst, Live Filters
• Multi-frame Low Light Enhancement
• 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps

Front Facing Camera:
• 8MP Fixed-Focus, f2.2
• 1.125um pixel size
• 84° wide angle/field of view lens
• Image & video stabilization
• 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps
• Selfie Flash
• Wide Selfie Mode (also known as Selfie Panorama)
• Multi-Frame Low Light Enhancement

Multimedia:
• Image formats: BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, WEBP
• Audio & video formats:3GP, 3G2, AAC, AVI, ADTS, ASF, AWB, DIVX, FLAC, IMY, MID, MKV, MOV, MP3, MPEG-4, MXMF, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WEBM, WMV, XMF
• Audio & video encoding/decoding: MPEG-4, AAC+, AAC-LC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, DivX, EVRC, FLAC, H.263, H.264, H265/HEVC, MIDI, MP3, OPUS, PCM, QCELP, VC-1, VORBIS, VP8, VP9, WMA, WMA 9/10, WMA Pro, Xvid, eAAC+
• Streaming protocols: HTTP(S) Progressive Download, HTTP(S) Live Streaming (HLS) version 3, RTSP (RTP, SDP)

Pre-Loaded Apps:
• BlackBerry Applications: BlackBerry® Keyboard, BlackBerry® Hub, BlackBerry Calendar, Contacts by BlackBerry, Notes by BlackBerry, Tasks by BlackBerry, BlackBerry Camera, BBM®, DTEK™ by BlackBerry®, BlackBerry Device Search, BlackBerry Launcher, BlackBerry Services, BlackBerry Help, BlackBerry Password Keeper, Microsoft exFAT Technology for BlackBerry, BlackBerry Content Transfer, Yahoo!® Finance
• Android Applications: Gmail™, Hangouts™, Google Chrome™, Google Drive™, Google Maps™, YouTube®, Google Play™, Google Photos, Messenger (SMS), Android Device Manager

Alerts & Notifications:
Tone, vibrate, on-screen or white LED indicator (some notification options are user configurable)

Navigation:
All-touch screen, with intuitive gesture based navigation

Keyboard:
• On screen BlackBerry® Keyboard
• Contextual auto-correction, next-word prediction and a personalized learning engine that gets to know the way you type with on screen flick typing orseamless flow typing.

Dedicated Keys:
• Volume Up/Down, Lock (Power On/Off)
• Customizable BlackBerry Convenience Key usable as Mute Key when on an Active Call

 

Device Compatibility

Voice Input/output:
• Integrated dual speakers and dual microphones
• Hands-free headset capable
• Bluetooth headset capable
• Integrated Hands-Free Speakerphone
• Headset: 3.5 mm stereo

Ports and Connectivity:
• Micro-USB 2.0 Connector with standard microUSB 2.0 cable (included in box); USB OTG
• NFC

Power Adapter
• +5V DC / 2.0A AC power adapter, OMTP Compliant
• QC2.0 Enabled – Compatible with QC2 Chargers

Battery:
• 2610 mAh 4.4V non-removable Lithium Ion battery
• QC2.0 Enabled – 50% charge in 51 minutes

Battery Life:
• Mixed Usage: Up to 17 hours Δ
Δ17 hours battery life is based on mixed usage scenario. Many factors affect battery life including but not limited to network, transmission environment, battery age, usage, location software and feature configuration.

Network:
• FD-LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 20, 29, 30
• HSPA+ 1, 2, 4, 5, 8
• Quad band GSM/GPRS/EDGE

Wi-Fi:
• 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
• 802.11 a/n 5GHz
• 802.11 ac 5GHz
• 4G Mobile Hotspot
• Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth Support:
Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy (LE) and EDR

GPS:
• Assisted, Autonomous and Simultaneous GPS
• Support for User Plane and Control Plane GPS
• GLONASS, BeiDou Support
• OTDOA
• Pre-loaded Google Maps

NFC:
NFC technology is used to create a connection to share information between your BlackBerry device and other NFC-enabled devices or NFC tags. Features on DTEK50 that use NFC technology include Android Beam, Tap and Pay, and Tap and Go.

Sensors:
Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Hall Effect

SIM Interface
• Nano SIM card (4FF)
• Supports 1.8V and 3.0V cards

Availability and Pricing:

Starting today, DTEK50 is available to pre-order from ShopBlackBerry.com in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and The Netherlands for $299 USD. DTEK50 will be available in a number of channels around the world, including more than 40 partners from electronics stores, carriers, VARs and distributors. This includes Rogers, Bell, TELUS, WIND, Videotron and SaskTel among others in Canada. In the U.S., DTEK50 will initially be available in Best Buy, B&H and Amazon. Availability of DTEK50 in additional global channels and countries will be announced in the coming weeks.

For a limited time, customers who pre-order a DTEK50 on ShopBlackBerry.com only will receive a complimentary BlackBerry Mobile Power Pack, a high-capacity portable charger worth $59.99 USD ($69.99 CDN, €59.99 and £54.99) that powers all your compatible mobile devices to maximize your productivity and play time. This offer expires on August 8th at 11:59 pm PST.

Pre order now at ShopBlackBerry.com

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3 thoughts on “BlackBerry releases it’s second Android smartphone DTEK50 for $299

  1. Great News Finally 🙂

    Right Security, Right Android.
    Right Pricing.
    Right Specs 4 Mid Segment.
    Right Format.
    Right Time 😉

    Be Smart Use BlackBerry ®

  2. This could be a device that Enterprise companies can purchase in bulk. All with the security features.

    Feel we have a winner here.

    Shipping with Marshmallow which is smooth compared to Lollipo.

    Go BlackBerry Go!

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