blackberry aurora with dual-sim support and android 7.zero nougat launched: Blackberry aurora running android 7.zero nougat has been formally announced in indonesia. the cellphone is the primary handset advanced under bb merah putih’s logo licensing settlement with blackberry. blackberry signed an one-of-a-kind address bb merah putih again in september 2017.
As a long way as specifications are worried, blackberry aurora is a mid-range device with a design just like dtek collection. the smartphone functions a 5.5-inch 720p hd display and is powered by means of qualcomm’s snapdragon 425 chipset. the telephone comes with 4gb ram and 32gb expandable storage.
Indonesia boasts the world’s largest population of avid BlackBerry smartphone and BBM users. So it was natural that when we signed up partners to help us take BBM and smartphones to market,” Alex Thurber, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobility Solutions for BlackBerry, said in a statement.
On the camera front, the BlackBerry Aurora is equipped with a 13MP rear camera, with phase detection autofocus and dual tone LED flash. There is also an 8MP front camera with LED flash for selfies. The smartphone houses a 3000mAh battery and uses microUSB port for charging. It is not clear whether the handset supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge technology.
The Aurora is the first BlackBerry-branded smartphone to offer dual-SIM support. The handset runs Android 7.0 Nougat based on BlackBerry’s DTEK security suite and BlackBerry claims it to be the most secure version of Android ever. Under CEO John Chen, BlackBerry had stopped making phones in-house to focus on security software for mobile devices. The company has signed a similar brand-licensing deal with TCL Communication and Optiemus Infracom.
BlackBerry Aurora is priced at 3,499,000 IDR (around Rs 17,500) and is currently available for pre-order through various online e-commerce platforms. The smartphone will be available in gold, silver and black colour options.