Just in August this year, Optimus had launched two new smartphones, the BlackBerry Evolve for Rs 24,990 along with Blackberry Evolve X. The company had then announced that Blackberry Evolve would be available for sale by the end of August which eventually did not happen. On the other hand, Blackberry Evolve X smartphone was slated to go on sale from mid-September. However, after the minute delay, the company has now announced that Blackberry Evolve will be available through Amazon starting from October 10.
The Evolve smartphone comes with support for facial unlock along with fingerprint unlock at the back. Not just this, the phone also comes with enterprise-grade privacy and security features which include BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Password Keeper BlackBerry Privacy Shade, among others.
Talking about the specifications of BlackBerry Evolve, the device sports a 5.99-inch IPS Full HD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-Core SoC which runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. Evolve comes with a 4GB RAM storage and 64 GB internal storage which the user can expand further up to 256 GB using a microSD card. The smartphone is backed by a 4000mAh battery which also comes with support for Qualcomm 3.0 Quick Charge.
Regarding the camera, evolve sports a dual camera set up of 13MP+13 MP on its rear side along with LED flash. The rear camera setup also comes with HDR mode, 2x optical zoom support. In the front side, the phone is equipped with a 16 MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and selfie flash as well. The front camera is said to capture bright pictures and detailed ones in well-lighted surroundings.
Talking about the specifications of BlackBerry Evolve X, the device features the same 5.99-inch IPS Full HD+ LCD with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Moreover, the display comes protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 64-bit Octa-Core processor which runs on Android 8.1 Oreo OS. Evolve X sports a dual rear camera set up 12MP+13 MP on the rear side and a 16 MP shooter in the front. The phone has the fingerprint sensor placed right below the rear cameras. Regarding storage, the Evolve X sports 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage which a user can expand up to 2TB. Just like Evolve, the battery capacity of the phone is 4000mAh which also supports Qualcomm 3.0 Quick Charge.