Blackberry announced the DTEK50, that makes it the second android smartphone from Blackberry. Running Android Marshmallow 6.0, DTEK50 features BlackBerry’s unique security, privacy and productivity with the full Android experience in an all-touch design.
The phone features a 5.3in full HD display, front facing 8-megapixel camera and a 13-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus and dual-tone LED flash. In terms of storage, the DTEK50 features 16GB of internal storage, however, can be expanded upto 2TB by adding a microSD card.
DTEK50 is designed to address the security and privacy needs of today’s Android users. The phone encrypts all users’ information, including business critical data and personal data such as pictures, videos and contacts. Malware protection is also built-in along with back-up, wipe and restore capabilities. Additional software provides users with visibility and control over which apps get access to personal info or device features such as the microphone or camera. BlackBerry will also deliver security patches on the same day that Google publicly releases information about them.
DTEK50 is available to pre-order from ShopBlackBerry.com in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and The Netherlands for $299 USD. Additionally, for a limited time, customers who pre-order a DTEK50 will receive a complimentary BlackBerry Mobile Power Pack, including a high-capacity portable charger worth $59.99 USD.
Availability of the smartphone in other channels and countries will be announced at a later date.