BlackBerry DTEK50 smartphone: 5 things to know about ‘world’s most secure’ Android device

By: | Updated: July 27, 2016 12:54 PM

BlackBerry DTEK50 is priced at $299 (Rs 20,000 approx) and is available for pre-order in US, UK, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, The Netherlands and Italy.

BlackBerry DTEK50 comes with inbuilt disk encryption, secure boot process and regular security patch delivery. BlackBerry plans to ship BlackBerry DTEK50 from August 8 onward.BlackBerry DTEK50 comes with inbuilt disk encryption, secure boot process and regular security patch delivery. BlackBerry plans to ship BlackBerry DTEK50 from August 8 onward.

BlackBerry is slowly and gradually accepting the fact that Android is bigger market than its own OS and to target that, it has launched its second Android-based handset after Priv and expect to sale more than the its previous Android device as the price is low. BlackBerry DTEK50 is priced at $299 (Rs 20,000 approx) and is available for pre-order in US, UK, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, The Netherlands and Italy. BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen yesterday said that the company has suffered due to high prices of its device. So, here are 5 points you would like to know about the one of the cheapest Android device from BlackBerry:

1. BlackBerry DTEK50 sports 5.2-inch touchscreen and the company claimed that it’s worlds ‘the world’s most secure Android smartphone’ as the Android-based smartphones are more prone to cyber threats. BlackBerry DTEK50 comes with inbuilt disk encryption, secure boot process and regular security patch delivery. BlackBerry plans to ship BlackBerry DTEK50 from August 8 onward.

2. BlackBerry DTEK50 security feature includes alerting the user if someone is using or trying to use its camera/microphone from remote place or if someone is trying to access the device’s location.

3. BlackBerry DTEK50 packs a smart range of features besides 5.2-inch display. BlackBerry DTEK50 features Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, 3 GB RAM and runs on latest Android v6.0 Marshmallow.

4. On part of BlackBerry DTEK50’s camera, it seems that BlackBerry do not want to lose out to competitors and want to target the youth and selfie-lovers. BlackBerry DTEK50 sports 13 MP rear camera, LED flash and 8 MP front camera with selfie-flash. Getting a selfie-flash from BlackBerry and that is around Rs 20,000 do not seem a bad deal.

5. BlackBerry DTEK50 is powered by 2,610 mAh battery, 16 GB inbuilt memory expandable up to 2 TB (its huge), quick charge and weighs 135 grams. The first BlackBerry Android device was Priv which was launched in November last year with sliding keyboard facility and was priced high at $699.

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