BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X launched in India

Optiemus Infracom has unveiled two new BlackBerry smartphones in India targeting the premium phone customers.

The retail price of BlackBerry Evolve X is Rs 34,990 in India. The price of BlackBerry Evolve will be Rs 24,990.

BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X smartphones feature a touchscreen display. Key2, which was recently launched, has a physical QWERTY keyboard.

BlackBerry Evolve X and Evolve offer security and privacy features.

The company says that facial recognition on the phones is also encrypted. Both phones also come pre-installed with BlackBerry’s DTEK security app.

The touchscreen displays on Evolve X and Evolve smartphones are protected with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The displays offer an aspect ratio of 18:9.

Online market place Amazon India will be selling BlackBerry Evolve X towards August end. Evolve will be available around mid-September on Amazon.

Reliance Jio cash-back of Rs 3,950 and 5 percent cash-back on EMI transactions for ICICI credit card holders are the special offers from BlackBerry.

BlackBerry Evolve X is powered by Qualcomm’ Snapdragon 660 processor.

Evolve is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450.

Evolve X comes with 6GB of RAM, and Evolve offers 4GB RAM.

Both phones offer the same 64GB of onboard storage with an option to expand it further up to 256GB via a microSD card.

BlackBerry Evolve X and Evolve are supported by 4,000mAh battery along with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Evolve X has a dual-camera setup of 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel sensors. Evolve also has dual cameras which are a pair of 13-megapixel sensors. Both phones have 16-megapixel front camera with fixed focus and selfie flash.

Evolve X has a circular fingerprint sensor, and Evolve has a square shaped one.

BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X have common features such as 5.99-inch 1080×2160 pixels resolution, Android 8.1 Oreo, a fingerprint sensor and Dolby Atmos for audio.


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