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BlackBerry unveils DTEK60, latest Android Device with security software

BlackBerry Limited, a global software leader in securing, connecting and mobilizing enterprises, today announced the latest in its series of most secure Android smartphones, DTEK60. As part of BlackBerry’s transition towards a device software licensing strategy – which allows it to focus on putting “the smart in the phone” – the DTEK60’s hardware is manufactured by TCL and comes equipped with the trusted security software BlackBerry is known for. It is now available for sale at Shop BlackBerry in North America and Europe and will roll out to other regions in coming weeks.

DTEK60 is the second device in the DTEK series of Android smartphones. It provides enterprises and organizations with full access to the Android ecosystem and higher-end specs to help power productivity. It comes equipped with all the security features that BlackBerry’s Android OS devices have, including best-in-class security patching and the DTEK by BlackBerry app that allows users to monitor and control their privacy on their phone.

Ralph Pini, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Mobility Solutions at BlackBerry said “With the DTEK60, BlackBerry continues to focus on our strengths: state-of-the-art software and security solutions. When you see our logo it means security, from our class-leading enterprise software to devices secured by BlackBerry software”.

The company revealed key features available on the DTEK60 to include fingerprint sensor for quick and convenient turn on and unlock. The BlackBerry Fingerprint Sensor provides added security for unlocking your phone, accessing Password Keeper and making purchases – including Android Pay. Add up to five fingerprints which are fully encrypted with security you can trust.

There is also BlackBerry Intelligent Keyboard designed to learn from users and increase typing accuracy and speed. It provides word suggestions as you type and includes up to three languages, letting you flick them into place for faster conversations.

BlackBerry Hub is a unified inbox that is an irreplaceable tool for consolidating all of your messages in one place – whether it is email, calendar, social or phone calls.

Customizable BlackBerry Convenience Key with the press of a button, the Convenience Key provides quick access to your most used applications and more.

There is also a stunning Screen of 5.5” Quad HD display, capable of displaying 16 million colors. The screen is made of scratch-resistant glass and features a specialized oleophobic coating to protect against smudges and fingerprints.

The device also come with expandable memory with support for micro SD cards up to 2 TB, and provides the flexibility to add affordable and hot-swappable memory to download, install, capture and share as your needs evolve.

Other features include Dazzling Camera, and LED flash is designed to help the camera focus instantly and accurately for blur-free, realistic looking photos, even in low light.

There is also long lasting battery, rapid security patching and DTEK™ by BlackBerry App: Enables users to automatically monitor their OS and apps to know when their privacy could be at risk and to take action to improve it. The DTEK app also monitors applications and notifies you when someone is: taking pictures or videos without your knowledge, turning your microphone on, sending a text message, or accessing your contacts or location.