Krypton will a fullscreen display and no QWERTY keyboard, unlike the BlackBerry KEYone which came before it. As yet there are no details on whether the handset will also be headed to the United States and Europe.
The dual-SIM smartphone sports a 5.5-inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixel resolution protected by DragonTrail Glass. Android Central reports, however, that the BlackBerry Motion will pack a Snapdragon 625 CPU under the hood, backed up by 4GB RAM, 32GB storage and a beefy 4,000mAh battery. For taking selfies, the Motion has an 8MP f/2.2 front camera that comes with its own LED flash.
The most impressive thing about the new Blackberry smartphone Motion is undoubtedly the battery which is a respectable 4000mAh with support for Quick Charge 3.0 and USB Type-C port. For now, it's only available in UAE and Saudi Arabia, followed by selected global markets in the coming weeks. There's no word on availability in the U.S. The smartphone boasts an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance so you don't have to worry about it getting submerged 1m under water for 30 minutes or being outdoors.
Like other BlackBerry handsets, Chinese firm TCL manufactures the Motion.
The US won't be getting its hands on the BlackBerry Motion immediately. A feature called Locker allow users to securely store their documents and photos on the native storage and make use of a PIN code or fingerprint scanner to access them.
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