Exclusive to India for now
Blackberry, together with Indian manufacturer Optiemus, announced two new smartphones: the Evolve and the Evolve X. Both phones sport an 18:9 5.99-inch Full HD+ display, a generous 4000mAh battery, 64GB internal storage, 16-megapixel front cameras, and a dual rear camera setup.
While both models look identical from the outside, the difference is with the internals. For the Evolve, you get a Snapdragon 450 processor, 4GB RAM, and a 13-megapixel monochrome + 13-megapixel RGB rear cameras.
The Evolve X, on the other hand, gets a Snapdragon 660 processor, 6GB RAM, and a 12-megapixel f/1.8 + 13-megapixel f/2.6 rear cameras.
Blackberry Evolve/Evolve X specs
- Snapdragon 450 (Evolve) / Snapdragon 660 (Evolve X) Octa-Core Processor
- Adreno 506 GPU
- 4GB RAM (Evolve)/6GB RAM (Evolve X)
- 5.99-inch Full HD+ LTPS display with Gorilla Glass 5
- 64GB expandable storage, up to 2TB via microSD
- Evolve: 12-megapixel, f/2.0 rear camera with PDAF and dual-tone LED flash
- Evolve X: 12-megapixel f/1.8 + 13-megapixel f/2.6 rear cameras with 4K recording, PDAF and dual-tone LED flash
- 16-megapixel, f/2.0 front camera with LED flash
- Fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C
- 3G, LTE
- WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, NFC
- 4000mAh battery, Quick Charge 3.0, Wireless charging
- Android 8.0 Oreo with DTEK
The Evolve retails for INR 24,990(~Php 19.4k) while the Evolve X retails for INR 34,990(~Php 27.1k).