The BlackBerry Evolve X is going to launch in mid September in India. The mobile comes with a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) FullView LTPS IPS LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, a max brightness of 500 nits, and oleophobic coating. Under the hood, it is powered by the 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, coupled with an Adreno 512 GPU and 6GB of RAM. Onboard storage is capped at 64GB, expandable via microSD card (up to 2TB). In terms of camera specifications, the handset 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 EvolveX comes with the BlackBerry Power Centre app that uses deep learning to analyse your usage and optimise battery settings. The handset features built-in Dolby audio. It comes with new BlackBerry Hub, that brings together all communication apps such as Facebook and Twitter into a single app to help you navigate through your social media accounts. Security features include the BlackBerry Password Keeper app that helps secure your passwords in a vault and also helps in creating new secure passwords. The BlackBerry Privacy Shade feature helps reduce visible screen size to the area which you are accessing. Root protection is also available with OS hardening.
Connectivity aspects on board the Evolve X include WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, v5.0, LE, USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG, with A-GPS, GLONASS and dual Sim. The phone packs a non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mah battery, that comes with wireless charging option. It runs Android 8.1(Oreo) out of the box. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor with a claimed unlock time of 0.3 seconds, and are also the first smartphones from the BlackBerry brand to have Face Unlock capabilities with a claimed unlock time of 0.4 seconds. Other sensors include accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, and ambient light. The BlackBerry Evolve X is priced at Rs. 34,990 in Indian market.