BlackBerry officially announces the BlackBerry DTEK 50, costs $299

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BlackBerry has just announced the BlackBerry DTEK 50, its second Android smartphone. The midrange smartphone priced at $299 and is billed as be the world's most secure smartphone in the world.

The security and privacy focused BlackBerry DTEK 50 features full disk encryption, secure boot and a hardened Android OS to ensure that users are protected from malicious attacks and hacks.

The BlackBerry DTEK 50 is available for preorder today at ShopBlackberry in the US, Canada, UK, France, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands and Germany for $299 or £275.

BLACKBERRY DTEK 50 SPECIFICATIONS

DIMENSIONS: 147 x 72.5 x 7.4 mm
WEIGHT: 135g
DISPLAY : 5.2 inch full HD (1920 x1080) LCD display
PROCESSOR :Qualcomm 8952 with 64 bit Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 (Snapdragon 617 Octa-Core, 64 bit)
Adreno 405, 550MHz GPU
MEMORY : 3GB RAM,16GB internal storage
CAMERA: 13 megapixel auto-focus camera with a 6-element f2.0 lens, dual-tone LED flash and FHD video recording
8MP Fixed-Focus, f2.2 front facing camera with FHD video recording
BATTERY: 2610mAh
CONNECTIVITY: MicroUSB 2.0, MicroSDXC support (up to 2TB), Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, 4G LTE, FM Radio, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, NFC