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BlackBerry's third Android phone packs a fingerprint sensor

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There is Hope. BlackBerry's third Android phone packs a fingerprint sensor


The DTEK60 is designed for business customers and those who value BlackBerry's security suite.


BlackBerry has announced the DTEK60, the second in its range of Android smartphones manufactured by a third party. Like the DTEK50, the actual device has been put together by TCL, leaving BlackBerry with the job of making sure that it's secure enough to be loved by corporations. The biggest new feature, compared to its predecessor, is the new fingerprint scanner that allows you to unlock the device as well as use Android Pay.

The DTEK60 is a little bit bigger than its older sibling, packing a 5.5-inch QHD display and a 3,000mAh battery. If we were guessing, we'd assume it was based on the same design as TCL / Alcatel's Idol 4S, which packs a similar screen and display, not to mention the same fingerprint scanner. But unlike that handset, this one carries BlackBerry's security know-how tucked inside, including the hardware "root of trust." The other big difference between the 60 and the Idol 4S is in the camera, since BlackBerry's version is packing a 21-megapixel rear camera.


Then there's the usual raft of BlackBerry additions, including the company's intelligent keyboard, unified inbox tool and rapid security patches. It's not clear how much built-in storage the device ships with -- we're guessing 16GB -- but it comes with a microSD card slot that'll push that figure up to 2TB. The BlackBerry DTEK60 is available to buy from the company's website today, setting you back $499 / $650 CDN / €579 / £475. If you deal direct with BlackBerry and pay before November 8th, you'll also be handed some form of phone case (depending on your region) and a rapid charger for free.



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