BlackBerry Evolve, Evolve X likely to launch in India on August 2

BlackBerry brand licensee Optiemus Infracom is scheduled to host an event in India on August 2.

  • Published: July 30, 2018 3:07 PM IST

It’s just been a week since the BlackBerry Key2 launched in India, and already there seems to be new devices incoming. BlackBerry brand licensee Optiemus Infracom has sent out media invites for a launch event on August 2. The event will kick off at 11:00AM, and if reports are to be believed, we could see the launch of the BlackBerry Evolve and the Evolve X.

BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X are said to be rebranded versions of the BlackBerry Ghost and Ghost Pro. Unlike the recently launched Key2, these two smartphones won’t have a QWERTY keypad. Instead they will feature tall displays with slim bezels that is more in line with the current trend.

Other rumored features include a dual-camera setup at the back with some manner of low-light enhancements, and optical zoom features. The smartphones are also expected to be backed by a 4,000mAh battery. While details are scarce, the smartphones could also be powered by the latest Qualcomm processor.

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As mentioned, BlackBerry launched the Key2 in India just last week with a price tag of Rs 42,990. The smartphone flaunts a 4.5-inch (1620×1080 pixels) display with 3:2 aspect ratio, and a QWERTY keypad underneath. It also comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, 6GB of RAM, and a 3,500mAh battery with QuickCharge 3.0 support.

The smartphone also features a dual-camera setup with a pair of 12-megapixel sensors at the back, an 8-megapixel selfie snapper, and it runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. It will be going on sale via Amazon India starting tomorrow – July 31.

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  • Published Date: July 30, 2018 3:07 PM IST