Aug 02, 2018

BlackBerry Evolve series India launch highlights: Evolve is priced at Rs 24,990, Evolve X at Rs 34,990

BlackBerry Evolve, Evolve X Launch Price in India, Specifications, Features highlights: BlackBerry India will launch the BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X at an event in New Delhi today that begins at 11 am. These phones follow the BlackBerry Key2, an Android-based phone with a keypad, that was launched last month. Both BlackBerry Key2 and BlackBerry Evolve series are being brought to India via Opteimus Infracom, that holds licensing rights for BlackBerry phones here in India.

The company confirmed the launch of BlackBerry Evolve series through a ‘Secure your Date’ invite, reaffirming the company’s commitment to user security and privacy. BlackBerry will not be running a live stream for the India launch of BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X. Meanwhile, we will covering the event, and bringing the latest announcements and updates as they happen. You can follow our live blog of the launch below.

While Key2 featured a QWERTY keyboard below its display, BlackBerry's Evolve series come with 5.99-inch FHD+ IPS LCD displays. Both phones also come with a textured back, and come with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Evolve and Evolve X also come with horizontally-stacked dual-rear cameras, which are backed by dual-LED flash.

The BlackBerry Evolve phones will have dual-rear cameras, where the Evolve comes with a 13MP+13MP configuration, while the Evolve X comes with 12MP+13MP configuration. Both phones offer a 4000mAh battery, and ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack. They also come with support for USB 2.0 as well as type-C USB porting.