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BlackBerry DTEK50 (2016) review

Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
Adreno 405
3 GB / 16 GB
5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

BlackBerry announced the launch of the DTEK50 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the BlackBerry DTEK50 phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The BlackBerry DTEK50 comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2610 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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BlackBerry DTEK50 specifications

BrandBlackBerry
NameDTEK50
ModelDTEK50
Release date2016

Body

The weight of BlackBerry DTEK50 is about 4.76 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this BlackBerry phone are average (5.79 x 2.85 x 0.29 inches).

Weight4.76 oz
Dimensions5.79 x 2.85 x 0.29 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The BlackBerry DTEK50 comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405

Display

The size of DTEK50 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of BlackBerry DTEK50 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of BlackBerry DTEK50 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the DTEK50 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The BlackBerry DTEK50 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The DTEK50 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The DTEK50 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2610 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of DTEK50 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2610 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This BlackBerry phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the BlackBerry DTEK50, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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