The Evolve & Evolve X from Blackberry launched in India and Now It’s Official: Get Information Specs, News, And Everything You Need To Know.
Now It’s Official: Get Information Specs, News, And Everything You Need To Know. BlackBerry has sent media invites for an event it is hosting in India on August 2.
The event will take place on August 2, where the company will unveil the new smartphones. The invite states ‘Secure Your Date’, the company’s focus on user security and privacy.
The company recently launched the BlackBerry KEY 2 in India for Rs 42,990. The company is launched the BlackBerry Evolve and BlackBerry Evolve X which according to a prior report are the Blackberry’s Ghost and Ghost Pro respectively.
BlackBerry’s Indian licensee Optiemus Infracom has launched the Evolve and Evolve X in the country. Both phones represent several firsts for the brand, including an 18:9 display, 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0, wireless charging, and face unlock.
BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X: Specifications.
- 15.21cm (5.99) FHD+ (1080*2160)
- Snapdragon 660 64 Bit (4×1.8 GHz + 4×2.2 GHz)
- 13MP+12MP Dual rear camera
- 16MP front camera with selfie flash
- 4000mAh High-capacity battery
- DTEK™ by BlackBerry Security Warning App
The difference between both devices Evolve and Evolve X is the chipset. The Evolve is powered by a Snapdragon 450, and while the Evolve X features the much more powerful Snapdragon 660. The Snapdragon 660 is one of the best mid-range chipsets in the market, and the performance is on par with the likes of the Snapdragon 820.
The Evolve X should have plenty of power on tap when it comes to day-to-day usage, The Evolve may not fare as well considering the Snapdragon 450 is not particularly powerful, BlackBerry’s user interface is more in line with Google’s vision for Android, and the lack of added bloat should make things faster.
Another key difference is the dual cameras. The Evolve X features a telephoto lens for the secondary camera, and the 12MP f/1.8 primary lens should hold its own in this category.
Optimus hasn’t shared a lot of details regarding the camera set up on the Evolve aside from the fact that the secondary 13MP camera is a monochrome sensor.
Both the smartphones have a tall display with minimal bezels and no physical keypad like in the KEY-series of BlackBerry smartphones.
The BlackBerry Evolve and BlackBerry Evolve X will have a 12MP f/1.8 primary lens dual camera setup on the back with optical zoom and low light enhancement features, and on the Evolve aside from the fact that the secondary 13MP camera is a monochrome sensor.
Both the Evolve and Evolve X devices have 4,000mAh non-removable battery, with both smartphone devices have sported a 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160×1080) 18: 9-panel Gorilla Glass 5, and the LTPS display has a maximum brightness of 500nits and oleophobic coating,
Pricing and Availability
The Evolve and Evolve X feature fingerprint sensors at the back with unlocking devices in 0.3sceonds, while both devices have face unlock features and which unlocks the devices in 0.4seconds,
Blackberry Evolve and Evolve X phones have same textured in back similar like having in KEY 2, There’s a new camera UI, and the Evolve gets an RGB + monochrome sensor whereas the Evolve X is picking up a telephoto shooter for the secondary lens, and both phones run on Android 8.1 Oreo.
The new addition is wireless charging on both the Evolve and Evolve X with 4000mAh batteries, and there is a Quick charge 3.0.
BlackBerry might be working on a toned down version of the KEY 2 smartphone, the KEY 2 LE. According to an FCC listing, the device carries the model number BBE100.
Multiple regional variants of the device have already been approved by the FCC and the company has launched the device
Price and Storage
The BlackBerry Evolve will be available with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, and will retail price in India for Rs.24,990 ($365).
Whereas, the Evolve X with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage will make its retail price in the country for Rs.34,990 ($510).
The Evolve will go up for sale sometime later in August, with the Evolve X set to be available from next month.
Both phones have plenty to offer, they’re not particularly great when it comes to value. The Evolve is going up against the Nokia 7 Plus, which has a Snapdragon 660, headphone jack, and proven cameras,
The Evolve X costs the same as the OnePlus 6 in the country.