BlackBerry Aurora Android Smartphone With Android Nougat Launched

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BlackBerry Aurora Launched

After a little long, BlackBerry launched a BlackBerry Aurora smartphone which is running on Android Nougat with Qualcomm Snapdragon 425. It’s a very awkward thing BlackBerry did, when we look up at the price tag of this smartphone. Along with that, it also houses 4GB of RAM.

The brand new BlackBerry Aurora sports 5.5-inch (720×1280 pixels) display. Apart from all, this smartphone is to be claimed as first which features dual-SIM from the house of BlackBerry. The phone will be available in three colour variants which are Gold, Black & Silver.

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BlackBerry Aurora Price in India & Availability

The smartphone is priced at IDR 3,499,000 (Indonesian Currency) or Rs. 17,400 approx in Indian Currency.

One notable thing about it is, the BlackBerry Aurora has already available for pre-booking since 3rd March 2017. Don’t worry, if you missed out. It will be available till 11th March 2017.

BlackBerry Aurora Full Specifications

GENERAL

Release dateMarch 2017
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)152.00 x 76.80 x 8.50
Weight (g)178.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3000
Removable batteryNo
SAR valueNA

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches)5.50
TouchscreenNo
Resolution720×1280 pixels

HARDWARE

Processor1.4GHz quad-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 425
RAM4GB
Internal storage32GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD

CAMERA

Rear camera13-megapixel
FlashYes
Front camera8-megapixel

SOFTWARE

Operating SystemAndroid 7.0

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.00
NFCNo
InfraredNo
USB OTGYes
Headphones3.5mm
FMNo
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)No
SIM 2
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)No

SENSORS

Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeNo
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo

 

BlackBerry Aurora Key Features 

》BlackBerry Aurora sports a 5.5-Inch (720×1280 pixels) HD Display.

》 The smartphone is powered by 1.4GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC.

》It sports 4GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage expandable up to unknown capacity using microSD card.

》Talking about the optics, it features a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF (Phase detection autofocus) and a flash. At the front, it has a 8-megapixel camera for selfies.

》Connectivity options include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack.

》 Battery power of BlackBerry Aurora is 3000mAh with no fast charging support or something.

Here’s What company said at the launch

“We sincerely congratulate BB Merah Putih on the new BlackBerry Aurora, the latest device launched under our software licensing strategy and new model for delivering the ‘smart’ in the smartphone,” said Alex Thurber, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobility Solutions for BlackBerry. “Our customers in Indonesia are very important to BlackBerry, and as we focus on software innovation, we are very excited about our partnership with BB Merah Putih to deliver high-quality devices with the BlackBerry security DNA our customers are so familiar with.

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