Made In India BlackBerry Evolve and EvolveX Android Smartphones Announced

BlackBerry Evolve EvolveX

The corporate partner of BlackBerry in India, Optiemus Infracom, today announced two new BlackBerry smartphones aimed specifically at India market, the Evolve and EvolveX. The device are designed and manufactured in India, according to the company.

The phones are identical in design; clad in 7000 series aluminium frame with soft rough texture cover protecting the back and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protecting the front. They features 5.99-inch Full HD+ LTPS display; the Evolve powered by a Snapdragon 450 processor with 4GB of RAM, while the EvolveX is powered by a more matured Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM, both offering 64GB of expandable storage.

Their differences also manifested in photography. The Evolve is equipped with 13MP+13MP dual rear-facing camera, while the EvolveX dual rear camera setup are 13MP+12MP—although both sports 16MP front camera.

Other features are in unison, these includes rear-placed fingerprint sensor, Dolby Atmos, and face unlock. The Evolve and EvolveX runs Android 8.1 Oreo with BlackBerry suite of apps onboard including Password Keeper, Privacy Shade, BlackBerry Power Centre, and BlackBerry Hub.

The phones draws their power from a 4000mAh battery with supports for Quick Charge 3.0. The EvolveX supports wireless charging while the Evolve does not.

BlackBerry Evolve Specifications

  • 5.99-inch LTPS LCD display with Full HD+ (2160x1080) resolutioni, 18:9 aspect ratio, Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • 64-bit 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform, Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage (expandable up to 2TB via MicroSD card)
  • Dual 13MP (RGB + Monochrome) rear camera, f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash
  • 16-megapixel front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 78-degree FOV, LED flash
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Fingerprint scanner, face unlock
  • Hybrid dual SIM
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (dual band), Bluetooth 4.2, 3G, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio
  • Battery: 4000mAh, Quick Charge 3.0

BlackBerry EvolveX Specifications

  • 5.99-inch LTPS LCD display with Full HD+ (2160x1080) resolutioni, 18:9 aspect ratio, Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • 64-bit 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform, Adreno 512 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage (expandable up to 2TB via MicroSD card)
  • 12MP rear camera, f/1.8 aperture, dual-tone LED flash; secondary 13MP rear camera with f/2.6 aperture
  • 16-megapixel front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 78-degree FOV, LED flash
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Fingerprint scanner, face unlock
  • Hybrid dual SIM
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (dual band), Bluetooth 5, 3G, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio
  • Battery: 4000mAh, Quick Charge 3.0, wireless charging

The Evolve is priced at Rs 24,990 ($375) while the EvolveX costs Rs 34,990 ($525). The phones will be available exclusively on Amazon India from August and mid-September, respectively.
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