BlackBerry Evolve available in India October 10

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Evolve Amazon IndiaOptiemus Infracom launched the Evolve and Evolve X back in August in India. Together with Amazon India, the company has announced that the BlackBerry Evolve will be available from October 10.

The mid-range smartphone will be available exclusively on amazon.in  and customers can also use the ‘Notify Me’ option running on Amazon.in for latest updates.

BlackBerry Evolve includes an 18:9 display, 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0, wireless charging, and face unlock. It sports a 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160×1080) 18:9 screen, backed by a layer of Gorilla Glass 5, and the LTPS display has a maximum brightness of 500nits and oleophobic coating.

The Evolve features fingerprint sensors at the back, and BlackBerry says you’ll be able to unlock the device in just 0.3 seconds. The device also offers a face unlock feature as well that takes just 0.4 seconds to unlock the phone.

The smartphone comes with a textured back and dual cameras with a new camera UI, an RGB + monochrome sensor and runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.

Evolve comes with wireless charging and sporting a 4000mAh battery and there’s Quick Charge 3.0 on offer as well.

Connectivity features on the Evolve, besides the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support, include type-C USB support, USB 2.0 support, USB OTG as well as FM radio. However, the  phone will come without a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Evolve is powered by a Snapdragon 450.

As announced at the launch, pricing for the Evolve has been set at ₹24,990 ($365), and you sign up for further details now.

At the time of publishing, there are no details of when the Evolve X will be available.
BlackBerry Evolve

BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X Specs

CategoryBlackBerry EvolveBlackBerry Evolve X
OSAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Display5.99-inch 18:9 FHD+
(2160×1080) LTPS display
Gorilla Glass 5
5.99-inch 18:9 FHD+
(2160×1080) LTPS display
Gorilla Glass 5
SoCOcta-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Eight Cortex A53 cores up to 1.8GHz
Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
4×2.2GHz Kryo 260 + 4×1.8GHz Kryo 260
GPUAdreno 506Adreno 512
RAM4GB6GB
Storage64GB64GB
Rear camera13MP + 13MP
RGB + monochrome
12MP (f/1.8, 1.4um) + 13MP (f/2.6, 1.0um)
PDAF, LED flash, 4K video recording
Front camera16MP (f/2.0)16MP (f/2.0)
ConnectivityLTE with VoLTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2
GPS, GLONASS
LTE with VoLTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0
GPS, GLONASS
Battery4000mAh battery
Quick Charge 3.0 (USB-C)
Wireless charging
4000mAh battery
Quick Charge 3.0 (USB-C)
Wireless charging
FingerprintRear fingerprint sensorRear fingerprint sensor

 

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