Blackberry have put all the rumors to rest finally with the announcement of the DTECK50 which is already available to pre-order at €339/£275 and ships in August.  Much cheaper than its first Android,Obviously you get less and there is an element of Alcatels idol 4s here too,but nonetheless its the second Android from Blackberry and it will be interesting to see what kind of welcome it gets.. That name though??

Our thinnest smartphone ever, DTEK50 is just 7.4mm thick. Combined with BlackBerry’s intelligent keyboard, a beautiful 5.2’’ scratch-resistant display, and a set of dazzling cameras, DTEK50’s a device that’s definitely worth getting excited about. Best of all, it’s available at a great price.

 

 

DTEK50 features:
– a best in class Intelligent Keyboard,
– 5.2” scratch and smudge resistant display,
– Convenience Key that you can program for quick access to favorite apps or features,
– stunning 8 megapixel front and 13 megapixel rear Cameras,
– preloaded with BlackBerry Hub and the DTEK™ security app that lets you know when your privacy could be at risk and how you can take action to improve it..

 

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Starting today, DTEK50 is available to pre-order from ShopBlackBerry.com in the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and The Netherlands for $299 USD ($429 CDN, €339, and £275). Additionally, for a limited time, customers who pre-order DTEK50 will receive a complimentary BlackBerry Mobile Power Pack, a high-capacity portable charger worth $59.99 USD ($69.99 CDN, €59.99, and £54.99) that powers all your compatible mobile devices to maximize your productivity and play time. This offer expires on August 8th at 11:59 p.m. PST. 

See the full press release and specs  HERE 

Written by Jim O Brien/CEO

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