BlackBerry Evolve, Evolve X With 5.99-inch display and 4000mAh Batteries launched in India
Blackberry has launcnhed two smartphones in India- the Evolve and Evolve X and this time thankfully without the trandtional querty keypad style. Both the smartphones features a modern 18:9 aspect ratio display and are equipped with dual rear cameras. The premimin variant Evolve X also features the wirelss charging and the devices are created with the 7000 aluminium series with blackberry style textures on back.
Blackberry Evolve and Evolve X Specifications :
Both the smartphone sports a 5.99 inch full HD + display with a resolution of 1920*1080 pixel and the gorilla glass 5 protection is applied on the top. The smartphone has an 18:9 aspect ratio IPS LCD display like most of the smartphones today and comes with 500 nits brightness.
Both the Smartphones runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. The Evolve is housed by the Snapdragon 450 processor coupled with 4 GB of RAM and graphics are handled by the Adreno 506 GPU. The device has 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded via MicroSD card.
On the other hand, the Evolve X is powered by the Snapdragon 660 processor paired with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage which can be expanded via MicroSD card up to 2TB. To handle the graphics for the phone the Adreno 512 is housed inside the phone.
As far as the Connectivity is concerned the smartphones include 4G VoLTE, FM radio, USB Type-C, and the most loved 3.5mm headphone jack is also present on both of the devices.
In terms of optics, the Evolve X is equipped by horizontally stacked dual rear cameras with a 12-megapixel camera as the primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and 1.4-micron pixel while a 13-megapixel camera acts as a secondary sensor with f/2.6 aperture and 1.0-micron pixels. The cameras are supported by a dual tone LED flash.
Talking about the BlackBerry Evolve, it also features dual rear camera setup but both the cameras are of 13-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture, unlike the evolve X.
For selfies, both of the smartphones features single 16-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture and a single LED flash is also mounted on the front.
The camera features on both of the smartphones include RGB+Mono mode, refocus mode, 4X autofocus, and slow motion video.
To secure the phones a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor is used on both of the devices which can unlock the device in 0.3 seconds as claimed by the company and the most touted feature the face unlock feature is also provided which is said to unlock the phones in 0.4 seconds. Under the hood, both are fueled by a 4,000 mAh battery and premium version the Evolve X also supports wireless charging, however, the wireless charger will not be bundled inside the box.
BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X price and availability in India :
The premium model, the BlackBerry Evolve X is priced at Rs. 34,990 while the BlackBerry Evolve is priced at Rs. 24,990.
The Evolve will be available on Amazon and other offline retailers by the end of this month while for the Evolve X you have to wait till mid-September.