Blackberry Launches new phone
The all-touchscreen BlackBerry Motion made its debut on Sunday at an electronics trade show in Dubai, just days after images of the new phone leaked online. Well it seems like the brand has quite made it’s comeback.
The new handset features a 5.5-inch HD display, 4GB of RAM and a 4,000mAh battery with support for QuickCharge 3.0. The Motion, which was unveiled at the GITEX 2017 trade show, is also rated IP67 for dust and water resistance.
The BlackBerry Motion is a follow-up to the Key One, the first phone released under a licensing agreement TCL has with BlackBerry to build and sell the devices. BlackBerry has detached itself from the hardware side, focusing on business security and software.
TCL, best known for making budget televisions and phones (under the Alcatel OneTouch brand), hopes to win some business customers of its own with its take on the BlackBerry family. The Motion is intended to show that the KeyOne isn’t a one-off product, and that TCL intends to create a new portfolio of products with the BlackBerry name.
The BlackBerry Motion will initially launch in the Middle East.