The New BlackBerry Motion now official


We all know the news that BlackBerry would release an all-touchscreen smartphone have been floating around since August, and finally getting more details on the upcoming handset. At this year’s GITEX Technology Week in Dubai, UAE, BlackBerry officially revealed its new mid-range smartphone, the BlackBerry Motion. If you’ve been keeping up with the rumors over the past couple weeks, these specs probably won’t be much of a surprise to you. The BlackBerry Motion features a 5.5-inch Full HD display, a Snapdragon processor, 4 GB of RAM, a dual SIM card slot, a big 4,000 mAh battery, and compatibility with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0. It also has an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.

BlackBerry Motion specs:

5.5-inch IPS LCD display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels, 403ppi
DragonTrail Glass, Nano-diamond anti-scratch coating
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Adreno 506 GPU
32GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD card up to 2TB
12MP f/2.0 rear camera, with PDAF and dual-tone, LED flash
8MP f/2.2 front camera
Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.2 LE
USB Type-C
Fingerprint scanner
4000mAh non-removable battery (with Quick Charge 3.0)
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
155.7 x 75.4 x 8.13 mm

TCL and BlackBerry are only bringing the Motion to a handful of markets at first, with other markets following this quarter. It’ll retail in the UAE for Dh1,699 and in Saudi Arabia for 1,699 Riyal. That translates to around $460 USD (Php23,512.90).

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