BlackBerry’s Android phone Neon official image released ahead of launch

After it’s first Android smartphone – BlackBerry PRIV last year – it seems that BlackBerry is fully focused to Android smartphone market. The company is now all set to launch its second Android phone, the BlackBerry Neon. Codenamed as DTEK50, Blackberry Neon official images goes live on internet. Unlike the PRIV, BlackBerry looks more like a Android phone now. These images show a sleek device with nothing on the front panel, there’s no slide-up keyboard as with the BlackBerry PRIV here.


BlackBerry Neon technical details

  • Display: 5.2-Inch Full HD Display with 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory with expandable storage up to 2TB
  • Camera: 13MP auto-focus rear camera with an 8MP front-facing camera
  • Battery: 2610 mAh non-removable battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

BlackBerry’s custom software such as BBM, DTEK security, the BlackBerry email and calendar apps and so on will all come preloaded.

Check out the slide show for more images:

Availability and price

Whether or not this device is to be called the BlackBerry Neon, BlackBerry still referring to the device as ‘Neon’ and DTEK50, nothing is official yet. The phone is expected to go on sale next month at around $350 (Rs. 22000 approx.).



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