Optiemus just launched the BlackBerry Evolve and EvolveX smartphones in India, as expected. Both the smartphones have a 5.99-inch Full HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Both runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with secured DTEK app and feature a 16MP front camera.
The Evolve is powered by Snapdragon 450 with 4GB of RAM and dual 13MP rear cameras while the Evolve X is powered by Snapdragon 660 with 6GB of RAM, and has a 12MP rear camera along with a secondary 13MP camera with real-time depth of field effect for portrait shots.
Both packs with 4000mAh battery but only the Blackberry EvolveX also comes with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support and wireless charging. These have a fingerprint sensor on the back. Lets take a look on the specs.
Specifications of BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X :
- 5.99-inch (2160×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Evolve – 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Chipset with Adreno 506 GPU
- Evolve X – 2.4GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Chipset with Adreno 512 GPU
- 4GB + 64 GB in Evolve and 6GB + 64GB in Evolve X, expandable up to 2TB
- Android 8.1 (Oreo)
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- Evolve – 13MP + 13MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, Samsung S5K3L8 sensor
- Evolve X – 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, Samsung S5K2L8 sensor, 13MP secondary camera with Samsung S5K3M3 sensor, f/2.6 aperture
- 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dolby Atmos (Evolve X)
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG
- 4000mAh battery with fast charging, (Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and Wireless charging Only in Evolve X)
The BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X priced at INR 24,990 and INR 34,990, respectively. It will go on sale exclusively on Amazon.in with Evolve X available from end of August and BlackBerry Evolve will be available from mid-September 2018. It comes bundled with Reliance Jio cashback offer of INR 3,950 and 5% instant cash back on ICICI bank credit cards on EMI transactions.