Optiemus Officially Announces the BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X in India

 

It has been rumored for awhile that Optiemus was preparing to launch two brand new BlackBerry devices in India. Those two devices, code named BlackBerry Ghost and BlackBerry Ghost Pro, are now officially the BlackBerry Evolve and BlackBerry Evolve X! Optiemus has officially revealed both devices during a special event in India.

Both devices are full touch devices with a 5.99 inch 18.9 display.  They are both supporting a 4000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and wireless charging!  What makes the two devices different is basically what is under the hood of both devices. The BlackBerry Evolve is rocking a Snapdragon 450 process with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, while the BlackBerry Evolve X is rocking a snapdragon 660 processor with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.  The camera setup is a little different in both devices as well. The BlackBerry Evolve is supporting a RGB+ monochrome sensor while the BlackBerry Evolve X is supporting a telephoto lens.

 

 

 

 

BlackBerry Evolve/Evolve X: Specs

Category BlackBerry Evolve BlackBerry Evolve X
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo
DTEK by BlackBerry
Android 8.1 Oreo
DTEK by BlackBerry
Display 5.99-inch 18:9 FHD+
(2160×1080) LTPS display
Gorilla Glass 5
5.99-inch 18:9 FHD+
(2160×1080) LTPS display
Gorilla Glass 5
SoC Octa-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
GPU Adreno 506 Adreno 512
RAM 4GB 6GB
Storage 64GB 64GB
Rear camera 13MP + 13MP
RGB + monochrome
12MP (f/1.8, 1.4um) + 13MP (f/2.6, 1.0um)
PDAF, LED flash, 4K video recording
Front camera 16MP (f/2.0) 16MP (f/2.0)
Connectivity LTE 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
Battery 4000mAh battery
Quick Charge 3.0 (USB-C)
Wireless charging
4000mAh battery
Quick Charge 3.0 (USB-C)
Wireless charging
Fingerprint Rear fingerprint sensor Rear fingerprint sensor

As far as pricing goes the BlackBerry Evolve has been set at ₹24,990 ($365) with availability kicking off in late August while the BlackBerry Evolve X is set at ₹34,990 ($510) and will be available at some point next month. Optiemus is also releasing a wireless charger as one of the first accessories to release with the BlackBerry Evolve and the BlackBerry Evolve X. Keep it locked to BerryReporter.com for more details!

 

 

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