Blackberry launches Evolve and Evolve X in India: Here are price, specification and Alternatives
Blackberry India, One of the most-loved old mobile phone brands in the world. Now under the Optiemus Infracom for the Manufacture of the devices announced the new devices on the market namely Evolve and Evolve X. Both the smartphones feature Bezel-less display and looks very similar to the “Ghost” renders which were buzzing in the market for a long time now.
The Blackberry Evolve is priced at Rs 24,990 and X-edition is priced at Rs 34,999.
The BlackBerry Evolve X and the Evolve sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) FullView LTPS IPS LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, there are tiny bezels at both ends with fingerprint sensor mounted at the back beneath the Camera.
Under the hood, The BlackBerry Evolve X is powered by the 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, coupled with an Adreno 512 GPU and 6GB of RAM. Whereas the BlackBerry Evolve is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, paired with an Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM. Internal storage on both the Evolve is capped at 64GB, with expandable support via microSD card (upto 2TB).
On the Camera department, the Evolve X sports a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor (f/1.8 aperture, 1.4-micron pixels) and a 13-megapixel secondary sensor (f/2.6 aperture, 1.0-micron pixels) with a 6P lens and dual tone LED flash.
The BlackBerry Evolve has a dual rear camera setup with two 13-megapixel sensors that come with f/2.0 aperture, RGB+Mono mode, and dual tone LED flash. Both phones share camera features including refocusing mode, 4X autofocus, and slow motion video.
On the front, both of them bear a 16-megapixel fixed focus sensor with f/2.0 aperture. The phones are powered by a 4,000mAh battery with Quick charge 3.0. There is support for wireless charging only on the Evolve X, which comes with a wireless charger.
At the price point of Rs 34,999, Oneplus 6 6+64GB edition brings in a top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor featuring the latest Notch design with a very small Chin. The phone comes with near stock Oxygen OS based on Android 8.1 Oreo with features like Dash Charging the 3300 mAh battery gets a full charge within less than 90 minutes.
A premium Glass back makes it a favourite in its category
At the price of 29,999( On Flipkart sale), This phone brings one of the best in Hand experience in the entire smartphone market. Having a 5.8-inch fullHD+ display with an Ultrasonic Fingerprint scanner beneath the screen phone has the best chin utilisation. Powered by an Ai-boosted Kirin 970 chipset phone performs well with anything thrown on to it.
Battery backup is great although fast charging is not very fast.
At the price of 20999-22999(tentative), this phone will feature a similar design to Evolve smartphones with a little less premium back but having the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 featuring in the Evolve X, With the dual camera performing to near Flagship quality, Phone camera might be sound enough for regular usage.
The phone comes under the Android One program and may miss the headphone jack.
Nokia 7 Plus
Another Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 in the price segment of Evolve. The phone has been in the market for the last 4-6 Months. With a very premium design and vertical dual camera set up at the back above the fingerprint scanner, the phone is no less than any other top-end phone.
The phone is under the Android One program and sports Android Oreo 8.1 out of the box. The phone also supports Fast Charging.