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BlackBerry DTEK50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of BlackBerry DTEK50. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and screen. The price and design also get good feedback. Comments about the durability and performance are mixed. Many are less positive about the camera and battery.

portability, design, price, screen, usability

battery, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry DTEK50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Chris Welch (

BlackBerry DTEK50 review: secure, but not special


Last year BlackBerry launched the Priv, its first-ever Android smartphone. The Priv represented another attempt by BlackBerry to reinvent itself for the modern mobile era and build something worthy...

Monthly security updates ; Near-stock Android software ; Nice display and speakers

Unimpressive performance ; Weak camera ; Poor battery life

Aug, 2016

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BlackBerry DTEK50


There're just a few problems. It isn't made by BlackBerry, doesn't run a BlackBerry operating system and doesn't really make your phone secure. And another thing: It doesn't come with BlackBerry's trademark physical keyboard, so fans of button-punching...

The BlackBerry DTEK50 is a slim, lightweight phone that's easy to use with a single hand. BlackBerry's software tweaks mostly improve the Android experience.

The camera struggles in low light, performance is a bit lacking, and BlackBerry's security claims are seriously overblown.

In a crowded mid-range smartphone market, the DTEK50 doesn't stand out. It's a $300 phone that feels like a $200 one.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Lanh Nguyen (

BlackBerry DTEK50 review


Blackberry claims that the DTEK50 is the world's most secure smartphone but is it worth buying solely on its security features? Find out in our review.

Good, albeit very familiar, design ; Lots of useful software features ; Security is a big priority ; MicroSD card slot

Lackluster camera ; Disappointing gaming performance ; less than average battery life ; Only 16 GB of internal storage

The Blackberry claims that the DTEK50 is the world’s most secure smartphone, and if security is your number one priority, Blackberry’s second attempt at Android won’t let you down. However, it falls short in a lot areas that prevent it from being a...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Eric M. Zeman (

Review: BlackBerry DTEK50


The DTEK50 runs BlackBerry's apps and services on Google's operating system and Alcatel's hardware. It's a curious collaboration of sorts that adds up to a better 'Berry. This slim Android device is everything that BlackBerry phones should have been —...

The DTEK50 from BlackBerry delivers a very good experience for the money. At $299, it's less than half the cost of the BlackBerry Priv and comes in a more aesthetically appealing package. The DTEK50 is slim, light, and easy on the eyes. Originally...

Aug, 2016

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BlackBerry DTEK50 review


The world's most secure Android smartphone isn't half bad

If privacy and security are crucial when it comes to selecting a smartphone the DTEK50 will be right up your street, but for those just looking for solid performance at a reasonable price there are better options out there.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Max Parker (

BlackBerry DTEK50


BlackBerry has seen its influence rapidly decrease over the past few years, but I retain a soft spot for the company's devices. I was a fan of BlackBerry's first Android phone: the Priv may have been rather big and bulky, but it benefited from clever...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Henry Burrell (

BlackBerry DTEK50 review


BlackBerry DTEK50 review: An affordable, capable Android handset, but it's not really a BlackBerry. We review the latest BlackBerry handset to find out if it is the company's best smartphone.

The BlackBerry DTEK50 is a good phone. Above average, even. But we can’t fully recommend it because of the way BlackBerry is marketing it. The perhaps incorrect status quo is that people don’t want to worry about security; they just want a phone that...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (

Blackberry DTEK 50 review


The most secure phone in the world?

Some interesting software extras ; Decent screen ; Clear, smartly-designed speakers

Poor battery life ; Expensive for the spec & build ; BlackBerry extras are hit and miss

An unimaginative phone with a price that overvalues BlackBerry’s software extras - unless you're CIA-level paranoid.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Alex Todd (

BlackBerry DTEK50 Review: In Depth


Blackberry DTEK50 Review: BlackBerry really pushed the boat out when it debuted its Android-powered flagship, the Blackberry Priv, last year. By comparison, 2016's new BlackBerry DTEK50 is more focused…

Attractive, lightweight design ; Great screen ; Smart modifications to Android

Cameras could be better ; Average battery life ; Odd button placement

BlackBerry continues to move away from the troubled past of older ‘Berrys with another strong Android-based offering. Whilst some might consider the lack of a physical QWERTY keyboard and a fingerprint sensor losses, but for £275, you don’t just get a...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Jason Cipriani (

BlackBerry is back at it again with a mediocre phone


Another wasted chance.

The BlackBerry Hub still rocks ; Inexpensive

Crappy camera ; Uninspired design ; Terrible name

Even diehard BlackBerry fans may not care for this mediocre phone. Unless you really, really care about security.

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications


Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD1080p


GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
IP Protection: No
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen


Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: Yes
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:4.X LTE


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:6.0 X MARSHMALLOW
Operator:Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Sim Free


Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:CORTEX-A53