BlackBerry is back with another smartphone. TCL owned BlackBerry unveiled its new device BlackBerry Motion. The phone was unveiled today at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai.
The smartphone has a full touch display and unlike the KeyOne, it does not include a traditional Physical keyboard.
Now let’s quickly jump onto the specification section.
BlackBerry Motion Specification:
- IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
- IPS LCD 5.5 inches 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 PPI density)
- Android 7.1 (Nougat)
- Snapdragon 625 with Adreno 506
- microSD, up to 256 GB
- 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
- 12 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
- 1080p@30fps and 4k@30fps
- 8 MP with front flash
- USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector with Quick Charge 3.0
- Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
- Color- Black
BlackBerry Motion Key Notes:
This is BlackBerry’s 1st device sporting IP67 dust and water resistant. Water resistance wasn’t possible on previous BlackBerry phones due to the Physical keyboard, so the Motion is officially the first BlackBerry phone to have this protection.
4,000mAh battery which is pretty big and It has a Snapdragon 625 SOC which is icing on the cake in terms of power consumption.
BlackBerry Motion is the 1st device from Blackberry that doesn’t have a physical a physical keyboard.
There is also a fingerprint scanner on the front side which is looking pretty cool with the BlackBerry Logo embedded on it.
The BlackBerry Motion also features a range of security suites. There’s DTEK security suite feature on the device, and it also features support for FIPS 140-2 Full Disk Encryption, Android for Work, and Google Play for Work features.
BlackBerry Motion features a Convenience key on the right side of the device. It will support four customizable profiles (home, office, car, and user) that are dynamically triggered by your home Wi-Fi network, scheduled meetings, in-car Bluetooth, or favorite apps.
BlackBerry Motion Price and Availability:
BlackBerry Motion will be priced at about $460
It will be available first in Middle Eastern markets such as UAE and Saudi Arabia before pushing out to international markets.
TCL didn’t confirm when or whether it will be releasing in the U.S.