Blackberry has announced a new Android power device, it’s called the Blackberry Aurora. The blackberry device was unveiled in Indonesia through a local company BB Merah Putih. BB Merah Putih has the right to market and distribute Blackberry branded devices in Indonesia while in other markets Chinese smartphones makers, TCL has the licence to distribute and sell branded blackberry smartphones in other regions.
From what we know so far, the Blackberry Aurora boots Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. It sports a 5.5-inch HD screen with a resolution of 1280* 720 Pixels.
In the camera department, Blackberry Aurora is fitted with 13 MP rear camera and 8MP selfie snapper. When it comes to performance, you get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset in the hood paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be extended to 128GB via a MicroSDcard.
Connectivity options on the Blackberry Aurora include dual-SIM functionality, 4G LTE, USB 2.0 and Wife-Hotspot. The device is powered by a 3,000mAh battery.
Blackberry Aurora Full Specifications
|Operating System||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Screen Size||5.5 inches|
|Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Display||2.5D display with Gorilla Glass –|
|Dimension||152 x 76.8 x 8.5|
|SIM||Dual Micro SIM|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 425|
|Front Camera||Front: 8MP with flash|
|Back Camera||13MP camera with phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED flash|
|Memory||32ROM Expandable via MICRO SD up to 126GB|
|Connectivity||GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0|
|Battery Capacity||3000mAh battery|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, and Compass Sensor, Temperature sensor|
|Colour||black, silver, and gold.|
Price and Availability of Blackberry Aurora
The Blackberry Aurora Android will be sold in Indonesia for IDR 3.499 million, around $261 in the US and €248 in Europe. If you are in Indonesia expect the device around March 16. It will be available in black, silver, and gold.