BlackBerry has launched new mid-range smartphone in the Indian market. Dubbed as BlackBerry Leap, it comes with the 4G connectivity, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. This device was earlier announced in MWC 2015 this year.
BlackBerry Leap - Key Specifications
BlackBerry Leap, sports a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Leap is clocked at 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 (MSM8960) processor with Adreno 225 GPU besides 2GB RAM under the hood.
Moving on to the storage capacity, Leap comes equipped with 16GB of built-in memory, with an expansion option of up to 128GB via microSD card slot.
On the camera front, BlackBerry Leap flaunts a 8MP Auto-Focus rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p HD video recording at 30fps, 2MP Fixed-Focus front-facing camera with 720p HD video recording and shipped with BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 out of the box.
Further, this device measures 9.5mm thickness, weighs around 170grams and supports connectivity options like 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS + GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio. Also Leap is powered by a 2800mAh battery.
Coming in Grey variant, BlackBerry Leap comes at price of Rs. 21,490 and it will be available for sale from May 12 through BlackBerry Exclusive Stores.
Commenting on the launch, Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director, BlackBerry India, said, "The BlackBerry Leap was designed specifically for the young power professionals who see their smartphone device as a powerful and durable productivity tool that also safeguards sensitive communications, while on-the-go."
He added, "With BlackBerry Leap complementing the latest BlackBerry portfolio, including BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic, we continue to provide products and services that meet the needs of our consumer and enterprise customers."