Top Best Blackberry phones in 2018 - Nigeria Tech Zone

These are the top best Blackberry phones with exclusive designs and fine-cutting edge specs and features. Blackberry phones are indeed a great device for everyone, indeed it is the best security phones for all.

We certainly knew how Nokia fell out from the staggering markets in the 2000s, although, they tried to step-up with different companies, licenses etc but unfortunately, even up to a decade, they were unable to bring back, the old-fashioned earning wages to themselves but right now, they are among the top Smartphone makers worldwide, well, not like the old times.

Blackberry case were a little bit different, they failed to upgrade to the latest technology, starting from the BBM app, after allowing Android phones to access the BBM app, which was at first, exclusively to Blackberry users, slowly, they slipped away from the market.

Miraculously with determination and perseverance, the company made a U-turn to Smartphone market, they are willingly to continue staying in power and also providing the best device for their customers. Here on this article, we will be providing you the top best blackberry phones, you can get right now.

A decent looking phone: Blackberry Motion

I really don’t know how you would classify the Blackberry Motion but sincerely, it is one of the best Android Smartphone from Blackberry, that I can be 100% proud of. It holds the future of Blackberry with its sophisticated design and display.

The Blackberry Motion comes with ground-breaking specs, firstly, it is worthy to note that, the device is the TCL’s first blackberry Smartphone to feature IP67 dust and water resistance rating. Something to write home about, right? You can barely mistook the phone for another device.

blackberry motion

Blackberry Motion Specs

*. Screen Size: 5.5-inch LCD screen 16:9 aspect ratio
*. Height: 155.8 mm
*. Width: 75.5 mm
*. Depth: 8.12 mm
*. Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080
*. Processor: Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 processor
*. RAM: 4GB
*. Weight: 167g
*. Memory Status: 32GB of storage with expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card slot
*. OS: Android 7.1 Nougat
*. Camera Rear: 12 megapixels and an f/2.0 aperture
*. Camera FF: 8-megapixel selfie camera
*. Battery: 4,000mAh battery non-removable Lithium Ion battery
*. Enabled 50% charge in 41 minutes
*. Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
*. Other Sensor: Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient light, Hall Effect
*. Connectivity: LTE, HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC technology, GPS, 4G Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type C, USB OTG
*. BlackBerry® Security software
*. BlackBerry® Convenience Key
*. Quick Charge: Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology
*. BlackBerry Motion offers a 12 month limited warranty
*. Price: $449 / N162k / Ksh 46,000

Sincerely, the pure finishing on the front and back with single camera lens at the back is desirable. The company also made the top panel is a little bit curved, it is the still among the finest Blackberry phones.

A Solid phone with Keyboard: Blackberry KEYone

Although, during the JerryRigEverything video of KEYone, the Android Smartphone failed greatly but that is only when the phone is being used harshly or as a rugged Smartphone.

The KEYone brought unwavering success to Blackberry phones. It is surprisingly to find out that, KEYone success is gathering few image leaks of its successor within short period of time. Its isn’t the first blackberry phone with QWERTY keyboard but it packs some pretty good specs and features.

BlackBerry KEYone

Blackberry KEYone Specs

*. OS: Android 7.1
*. Dimensions (mm): 149.30 x 72.50 x 9.40
*. Weight (g): 180.00
*. Display: 4.5” scratch-resistant display
*. Battery capacity (mAh): 3505
*. Quick Charge 3.0: YES
*. Resolution: 1620×1080 pixels
*. Pixels per inch: (PPI) 433
*. Camera:
– 8MP front camera with flash
– 12MP auto-focus large pixel rear camera
*. Processor: 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
*. RAM: 3GB
*. Internal storage: 32GB expandable via microSD
*. Network and connectivity: Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, 3.5mm, FM, GSM/CDMA, 3G, 4G,
*. Fingerprint Sensor
*. BlackBerry Security software
*. Sensor: Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor
*. Price: $482 / N170k / Ksh 49,000

The KEYone Smartphone combines the world of touchscreen and a hardware keyboard, this is especially for Smartphone users that finds it hard to adapt to the touchscreen realm but still loves the physical keyboard feature.

Fanciest Smartphone: BlackBerry Priv

If am sure of going for any Blackberry phone, the Blackberry Priv would be on my list. It is the first blackberry phone that is fully made by blackberry, unlike newer phones. It was launched in 2015 but it still features some really premium design with its slider.

On the outer face, you might be looking at a full complete Android Smartphone without any keyboard but on sliding it about two-thirds upwards, you will behold the magnificent beauty and heart of Blackberry phones.

Instead of running on its blackberry OS, it runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop but later got an update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It is one of the major release from titan as its first non-BlackBerry OS device.

BlackBerry Priv.

BlackBerry Priv.

Blackberry Priv Specs

*. OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop updated to Android 6.0
*. Display: 5.4-inch 2560 x 1440 QHD display, Gorilla Glass 4 display
*. Processor: 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 808 processor
*. RAM: 3GB
*. Dimension: 3.03 x 5.8 x .37 inches
*. Weights: 6.77 ounces (192 grams)
*. Internal storage: 32GB
*. Camera:
– Back camera: 18-megapixel
– Front-facing: 2-megapixels
*. Battery: 3410mAh battery
*. Price: $266 / N90k / Ksh 26,700

The Priv is pre-installed with BlackBerry’s security and business software. Concerning the OS, the company has decided not to update the OS anymore, unfortunately, you won’t be able to upgrade it to Android 7.0 Nougat or 8.0 Oreo. Despite the upgrade issue, the phone still parks bright stylish and astonishing designs.

A mid-ranger with a style: BlackBerry Aurora

After the launch of the KEYone Smartphone, Blackberry introduced the Aurora as a budgeted Android Smartphones, it surely sparks ideas from different various techies around the world, supposedly, that the Aurora smartphone is a cheaper variants of the KEYone.

BlackBerry Aurora

Blackberry Aurora Specs

*. Display: 5.5-inches IPS LCD display display
*. OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
*. Internal Memory: 32GB expandable to 256GB
*. RAM: 4GB
*. Processor: Snapdragon 425 clocked at 1.4GHz
*. Battery: 3000mAH
*. Dimension: 152 x 76.8 x 8.5mm
*. Weight: 178g
*. Dual-SIM support: YES
*. QWERTY keyboard: NO
*. Camera: 13MP rear back with dual-LED flash and 8MP front camera
*. Price: $260 / N76k / Ksh 26,200

Finest TCL phones: Blackberry DTEK60 and DTEK50

TCL ensured that known Blackberry features were omitted from Blackberry DTEK50 and DTEK60. Although, it comes with rubber finishing, that doesn’t really exempts it from being the top Blackberry phones, it was officially launched in August 2016.

When holding the phone, you will be welcome with pure display finishing, good placement of camera and of course, the DTEK60 supports fingerprint sensor scanner while the other DTEK50 phone is compromised, in order to keep it under budget.

Blackberry DTEK60 and DTEK50

Blackberry DTEK60 and DTEK50

Blackberry DTEK50 Specs

*. Display: 5.2-inch IPS LTPS screen, 1,920 x 1,080 resolution
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core
*. RAM: 3GB
*. Storage: 16GB expandable up to 2TB via Micro SD card slot
*. OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
*. Camera: 13 MP rear, 8 MP front-facing
*. Battery: 2614mAh
*. Dimensions: 147 x 72.5 x 7.1 mm
*. Weights: 135 grams
*. Price: $204.88

There are few similarities and differences when comparing the both Smartphones. The major similarities is the front facing camera, storage options, Android 6.0 while the differences includes RAM, screen type, processor, screen resolutions, fingerprint sensor, back rear camera lens.

Blackberry DTEK60 Specs

*. Display: 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED 2560 x 1440 display
*. Processor: Snapdragon 820 processor
*. RAM: 4GB
*. Storage: 16GB expandable up to 2TB via Micro SD card slot
*. Fingerprint scanner: YES
*. Camera: Back camera: 21-megapixel + 8-megapixels
*. OS: Android 6.0
*. Price: $346 / N124k / Ksh 34,800

The both BlackBerry phones arrives with a secure boot process and much more to ensure that it is the most secure it can be. There are pre-installed with blackberry security-based software apps. And they run Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

You really might want to go for the BB10 ranges, which are BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Classic. Of course, your spontaneously options aren’t bad as well, these two phones are standard phones and the best for budgeted Smartphones.

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