As reported earlier that the BlackBerry is silently planning another Android smartphone, so here it is!! BlackBerry has announced it’s latest Android smartphone – BlackBerry Aurora – running Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The phone is announced in partnership with BB Merah Putih – which holds the license for making, marketing, and selling BlackBerry-branded smartphones in Indonesia. The BlackBerry Aurora is the first BlackBerry device in the world to be equipped with dual-SIM functionality. It comes in Gold, Silver and Black color variants.
Coming to the specs of the device, BlackBerry Aurora features a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display. The phone is powered by a 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 4GB RAM. It comes with 32GB of internal storage and supports microSD expandable memory up to 2TB. The BB Aurora packs a 13 MP rear camera and an 8 MP selfie shooter. The phone packs a 3,000mAh battery.
BlackBerry Aurora specifications
- Display: 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
- Processor: 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 processor with Adreno 308 GPU
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
- SIM: Dual-SIM
- Rear Camera: 13MP camera with dual-tone LED Flash
- Front Camera: 8MP camera
- Dimensions: 152 x 76.8 x 8.55mm
- Weight: 178g
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS
- Battery: 3,000mAh battery
- Colors: Black, Gold, Silver
Price and Availability
The BlackBerry Aurora is priced at RP 34,99,000 in Indonesia which translates around US$ 260 / Rs. 17,476 approx. The phone is currently up for pre-order at various online e-commerce in Indonesia till March 12, 2017.