MEDIA : BlackBerry DTEK50 Launch Webcast

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 dtek-50-front-back-pressFor the launch of the DTEK50, BlackBerry did have a webcast set up to introduce the device to the world, however it was not made public. Now, BlackBerry opted to record the event and as such have now made it available for everyone to check out.

This July 26, 2016, webcast from our headquarters in Waterloo, Canada was done with Alex Thurber, senior vice president, Global Device sales at BlackBerry, David Kleidermacher, Chief Security Officer at BlackBerry, Scott Wenger, head of device marketing and design at BlackBerry, and hosted by Maribel Lopez, independent mobile analyst. In the webcast, they launch our newest secure Android phone, the DTEK50 by BlackBerry, with a sleek and ultra-thin design, brilliant 13-megapixel rear camera, and the potential for up to 2 TB of storage. This is just scratching the surface of the affordable phone’s specs, which costs $299 in the U.S. In the webcast, they take a deeper look into what makes the DTEK50 so special. It combines Android with the security of BlackBerry, which allows users and their apps to stay protected from malware and hackers.

Watch the video below :-

 

 

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NEWS : BlackBerry DTEK50 Official Specifications

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Now that BlackBerry has officially announced their latest Android-powered device, known as DTEK50, it’s time to take a look at what powers does DTEK50 from BlackBerry have.

Below are the specifications :-

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NEWS : BlackBerry Officially Announced DTEK50

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BlackBerry has officially announced the keyboardless DTEK50, the second Android offering from the company. It’s world’s most secure Android smartphone, features a 5.2-inch scratch resistant display, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, a convenience key which you can map to your favorite app and much more. As you’d imagine, BlackBerry has hardened the OS on the DTEK50, added a secure boot process and much more to ensure that it is the most secure it can be.

You may pre-order for the DTEK50 on ShopBlackBerry.com in the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands and priced at $299 USD. For Other retail partners it will available in the coming weeks.

 

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RUMORS : BlackBerry Neon / DTEK50 New Images Emerged!

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We already been fed by rumors that there will be a new BlackBerry device coming and known as ‘Neon’ or as the  FCC documents below note it as, the DTEK50.

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The specifications page also went live for a short period, detailing what has been rumored for a while before it was taken down.

The BlackBerry ‘Neon’ / DTEK50 will be making use of a Snapdragon 617 processor and 3GB of RAM and have 16GB of expandable storage up to 2TB with a 5.2-Inch, 1920 x 1080 resolution display. For photos and selfies, you’re looking at a 13MP auto-focus camera with an 8MP front-facing shooter. All of which is powered by a 2610 mAh non-removable battery with Quick Charge 2.0. Additionally, it will come pre-loaded with all the software folks have come to expect on the Priv such as the BlackBerry Hub, DTEK, Password Keeper, BBM, BlackBerry Calendar, and more. Plus, no waiting for Android Marshmallow as it’s already loaded.

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APPS : New BBM BETA Update For Android and iOS

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If you’re BBM BETA testers for Android or iOS, there’s new updates are available for download. Below are the changes :-

Android

  • Group general discussion chat now displays all group updates and new content added to the group including lists and calendar entries.
  • New Discover Screen – From the new Discover screen, you can get stickers and subscriptions. New features and content are always being added, so make sure you check the Discover screen often.
  • Set duration for muting notifications
  • Share longer videos
  • Share directly to frequently contacted BBM friends (Android 6.0+)

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