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BlackBerry DTEK60

BlackBerry DTEK60
alaScore 93

85 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 reviews of BlackBerry DTEK60. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the camera and size. The price and screen also get good feedback, but views are divided on the battery.

performance, screen, price, size, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry DTEK60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Florian Wimmer (notebookcheck.net)

BlackBerry DTEK60 Smartphone Review

 

BlackBerry's Lifeboat? With the DTEK60, BlackBerry delivers a well-equipped Android smartphone, backed with the company's renowned reputation for security. But is it enough to save the company?

very bright screen ; broad color-spectrum coverage ; good cameras ; decent loudspeaker volume ; additional security features ; long battery life ; very stable construction ; USB-OTG (on-the-go) specification ; precise touchscreen ; impressive system...

relatively slow Wi-Fi speeds ; somewhat imprecise GPS ; mediocre color fidelity ; slow memory access ; some apps do not start or crash ; high power usage under load

Learning from its recent missteps, BlackBerry introduces the new DTEK60, which offers a more than adequate smartphone at a reasonable price-point. The product’s shining feature is its improved security enhancements, which in the age of cyber-attacks is...

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Patrick Holland (cnet.com)

BlackBerry DTEK60 review

 

BlackBerry's newest release, the DTEK60, is a midrange Android phone that aims to be as productive and secure as it possibly can. Its target is clear: the business user.

Polished design, good battery life and performs well in day-to-day use. The 21-megapixel camera takes detailed images and shoots 4K video. And messaging's a breeze.

The fingerprint sensor is finicky. Low-light photos look bad. The phone lacks water-proofing and its security features are a bit overhyped.

The DTEK60 is a fast, capable phone. Its focus on productivity and security will make business users quite happy. As for the rest of us, the phone is rather vanilla.

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Matthew Miller (zdnet.com)

10 reasons the BlackBerry DTEK60 is good for business

 

The BlackBerry DTEK60 is the most powerful and elegant BlackBerry device released. It stands out from other Android smartphones with key functions and features that enhance efficiency and improve productivity.

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Matthew Miller (zdnet.com)

BlackBerry DTEK60 review: The best enterprise flagship, priced at just $499

 

A couple of months ago when BlackBerry announced it was ending internal hardware development, I read many stories stating there would be no more BlackBerry hardware and thought the company would never release another BlackBerry-branded phone. There was...

High quality fit and finish ; Productive BlackBerry Hub and software ; Nearly pure Android experience ; Fast monthly security updates ; Dual stereo speakers

No water resistance ; Average battery life

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Ted Kritsonis (mobilesyrup.com)

BlackBerry DTEK60 Review: Secure Android goes high-end

 

The very fact the BlackBerry DTEK60 even exists might seem like a Catch-22. When a company announces it's stopping all in-house hardware design, the launch of a new smartphone might appear a little awkward.

Security focused ; Better specs than the DTEK50 ; Nougat is guaranteed in a future update

Expensive ; There are other, similar specced smartphones out there

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Damien McFerran (techradar.com)

BlackBerry DTEK60 review

 

A great phone with a rubbish name

Great design ; Powerful CPU ; Excellent security

Average camera ; Gaming performance could be better ; Design won't suit all taste

The DTEK60 mixes excellent specs with a gorgeous design and super-secure software, to effortlessly claim the title of BlackBerry's best touchscreen smartphone to date, and earn its place as one of the best Android phones of 2016.

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Cam Bunton (pocket-lint.com)

BlackBerry DTEK60 review: More than just an Alcatel clone?

 

BlackBerry has officially stopped building and designing its own phones. When that news broke , it was almost as dramatic as when it announced its first Android phone, the keyboard-equipped Priv . For BlackBerry, coming out with a flagship phone at the...

Attractive design, fast and fluid performance, that great big display and Quad HD resolution looks great, solid battery life, BlackBerry Hub is great

Camera struggles when lighting conditions aren't perfect, camera protrudes a lot too, small gap between glass and metal in our review model

For BlackBerry, coming out with a flagship phone at the right price was always going to be a challenge. With the DTEK60, the £475 price point is halfway between the super value-for-money OnePlus 3 and the more traditional flagships like the Galaxy S7...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Patrick Holland (cnet.co.uk)

BlackBerry DTEK60 review

 

BlackBerry's newest release, the DTEK60, is a midrange Android phone that aims to be as productive and secure as it possibly can. Its target is clear: the business user.

Polished design, good battery life and performs well in day-to-day use. The 21-megapixel camera takes detailed images and shoots 4K video. And messaging's a breeze.

The fingerprint sensor is finicky. Low-light photos look bad. The phone lacks water-proofing and its security features are a bit overhyped.

The DTEK60 is a fast, capable phone. Its focus on productivity and security will make business users quite happy. As for the rest of us, the phone is rather vanilla.

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Alastair Stevenson (trustedreviews.com)

BlackBerry DTEK60

 

It's no secret BlackBerry's had a tough time of it in the smartphone market recently. Despite having great security software and having migrated from its less-than-popular BlackBerry 10 OS to Android, the company's phones have continued to play second...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Henry Burrell (techadvisor.co.uk)

BlackBerry DTEK60 review

 

Reports that BlackBerry is out the smartphone game are misleading – outsourcing design doesn't mean the company is down and out. The DTEK60 proves the brand can still turn out a high-end, secure phone. Here is our BlackBerry DTEK60 review.

For the first time in a while, this is a BlackBerry we can recommend to the individual consumer. It is also a business device, but the flexibility of Android means it is versatile enough to be moulded to the needs of both. It marries the Android...

Nov, 2016
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Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3000
Battery performance:3000
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Call Management

Vibrating alert:Y / Yes

Camera

Auto focus:Y / Yes
Built-in flash:Y / Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Face detection:Y / Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2.2
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Image Stabilizer:Y / Yes
Maximum frame rate:120
Rear camera aperture number:2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):21
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@120fps, 1920x1080@30fps, 3840x2160@30fps / 1280x720@120fps,1920x1080@30fps,3840x2160@30fps
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:720p / 720p, 1080p, 2160p / 720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y / Yes
Zoom capability:Y / Yes

Certificates

Certification:OMTP

Design

Color of product:Black
Fingerprint reader:Y / Yes
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:5.5
Display Resolution:2560 x 1140 / 2560 x 1440
Display Type:AMOLED
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:534
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Second LCD screen: No
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes

Messaging

E-mail:Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3G2, 3GP, AAC, ADTS, ASF, AWB, FLAC, IMY, Mid, MP3, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMV, XMF / 3G2, AAC, ADTS, ASF, AWB, FLAC, IMY, Mid, MP3, MXMF, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMV, XMF / AAC, AAC+, ADTS, AMR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, ASF, AWB, FLAC, IMY, MID, MIDI, MP3, MP4, MXMF, OGG, OPUS, OTA, PCM, QCP, RTTTL, RTX, Vorbis, WAV, WMA, XMF
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, WEBP / BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG,WEBP
Speakers:Stereo
Video compression format:3G2, 3GP, AVI, DIVX, H.263, H.264, H.265, MKV, MOV, VC-1, VP8, VP9, WEBM, WMV, XVID
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,DIVX,MKV,MOV,MPEG4,WEBM,WMV / 3G2,3GP,AVI,DIVX,H.263,H.264,H.265,MKV,MOV,VC-1,VP8,VP9,WEBM,WMV,XVID

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
BeiDou:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:1700,1900,2100 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:Y
4G bands supported:2300,2500,2600 / 700,800,850,1800,1900,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE / TD-LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.2 LE EDR / 4.2+EDR
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-30 - 75
Storage temperature range (T-T):-30 - 75

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:BlackBerry Keyboard, Hub, BBM, DTEK, Device Search, Launcher, Services, Help, Password Keeper, Microsoft exFAT Technology for BlackBerry, Content Transfer, Yahoo! Finance
Cables included:AC, USB
Carrying case:Y / Yes
Headset included:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

Graphics:Adreno 530
Graphics adapter:Adreno 530
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, To-do list / Calendar, To-do list
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, To-do list / Calendar, To-do list
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y / Yes
Processor:820
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2.15
Processor model:820

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:6.0 / 6.0 Marshmallow

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC
Internal RAM:4
Internal storage capacity:32
Maximum memory card size:2000
Memory card hot swapping:Y
RAM capacity:4

Technical Details

Google applications:Gmail, Google Chrome, Google Drive, Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube / Gmail,Google Chrome,Google Drive,Google Hangouts,Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube
Scratch resistant:Y
Scratch-resistant:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.275 / 0.276
Height:6.06
Weight:5.82
Width:2.97