New Blackberry Motion Ditches Keyboard and Arrives with IP67 Rating with a Giant Battery


Teasing a photo or specifications about the upcoming product has become a trend among the smartphone companies. Well, rumours around the Blackberry’s new all-touchscreen smartphone have been floating a lot in past. And now Blackberry has put an end to all the rumours by officially revealing its all-touchscreen phone, Blackberry Motion. Accordingly, the Blackberry Motion made its debut on Sunday (8th October) at a GITEX Technology Week in Dubai.

If you are following the Blackberry Motions leaks and rumours, then the official release of the phone would satisfy your expectations to the core. Yes, some features are pretty much same as the rumoured specs.

Features of the New Blackberry Motion

As expected, the Motion smartphone is pretty much similar to its predecessor KEYone, yet it has some additional perks in its design and specs aspects. To be precise, the first undeniable thing you would notice when you pick up the Blackberry Motion is its All-touchscreen. Yes, TCL Corporation and Blackberry have together opted for new design aspects, which dumped the signature of Blackberry’s physical (Qwerty) keyboard.

Accordingly, the device gives premium look and it sports a 5.5-inches Full HD touchscreen display with 1080p resolution. Moreover, the device will be driven by the Snapdragon processor, coupled with a 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

Another interesting primary aspect is, the Blackberry Motion is the first Dual-SIM smartphone from the house of TCL and Blackberry and the phone has a big 4000mAh battery with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 support. Moreover, the phone has also received an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.

Pricing and Availability

After getting into these mid-range specs, have you all got interested to know about its pricing and availability details? Initially, the Motion smartphone will only be available in selected markets such as Dubai and Saudi Arabia.

As per the pricing concerns, the phone is priced at Dh 1,699 in the UAE and 1,699 Riyal in Saudi Arabia. Don’t get disappointed, the phone will hit soon in other markets by this quarter.