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BlackBerry Kenya has launched a new phone going by the name Blackberry Aurora in Kenya. This smartphone falls in the mid-range category and it packs a number of features that make it one of the best mid-range phones that you can buy in Kenya right now.
Blackberry Aurora Price In Kenya
The Key Features Of Blackberry Aurora
- 5.5-inch screen
- Android v7.0 (Nougat)
- Quad-core 1.4GHz (Qualcomm MSM8917- Snapdragon 425)
- 4GB RAM
- 32GB internal storage
- 13MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
- 2G,3G & 4G network support
- 3000mAh battery
Design & Display
- Dimensions: 152mm x 76.8mm x 8.5 mm
- Weight: 178 grams
- Screen size: 5.5 inch
- Screen type: IPS LCD capacitive screen
- Resolution: 720 pixels x 1280 pixels
- Available colors: Black, Gold & Silver
The BlackBerry Aurora has a fairly good design; it comes in a textured plastic body. This is a little disappointing because most smartphones in its price range have metal bodies. The Aurora smartphone is available in three colors: silver, black, and gold. This blackberry smartphone measures 152mm x 76.8mm x 8.5mm and weighs 178 grams. Unlike other blackberry smartphones, the Aurora does not have a QWERTY keyboard. The Aurora comes with a 5.5 inch screen with a resolution of 720 pixels x 1280 pixels.
Blackberry Aurora: Hardware & Performance
- Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8917- Snapdragon 425
- Processor: Quad-core 1.4GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: Adreno 308
- RAM: 4GB
- ROM: 32GB
- MicroSD: Up-to 256GB
- Operating system: Android v7.0 Nougat
The Blackberry Aurora is powered by an entry-level Quadcore Snapdragon 425 chipset. This processor clocks at 1.4GHz. This is in line with what you would expect on a midrange phone. It is remarkable that the processor has been paired with 4G of RAM. This matches what is found in flagships such as the Samsung Galaxy S8 and HTC U11. This RAM is significantly bigger than what you will find in most phones in Blackberry Aurora’s price range.
The Aurora provides 32GB internal storage space. There is a microSD card slot that supports memory cards of up to 256GB. This is the first BlackBerry phone with dual SIM support. Well, this may not be exciting to you if you have been using phones from other brands but it is exciting to individuals loyal to the BlackBerry brand.
The Aurora runs on the latest version of Android- Android v7.0 Nougat.
- Rear: 13MP, autofocus, dual-LED flash
- Features: Geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, HDR, panorama
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Front: 8MP
Blackberry Aurora comes with a 13MP camera on the rear side. This camera has an LED flash and a host of other features that help the user to capture high quality images. The front facing camera is 8 mega-pixels. This is good enough for selfies and video calls.
- Capacity: 3000mAh
- Type: Li-Ion
The Aurora is powered by a 3000mAh battery. This battery can easily take a moderate user through a full day.
The Blackberry Aurora is a good choice if you are looking for a powerful midrange phone. Its cameras are not the best but are still acceptable for a mid-range phone. This phone has great specs and it has a reasonable price.
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