BlackBerry Motion presented as "unstoppable" in new promo video


Announced in early October as the first dust- and water-resistant BlackBerry phone ever, the all-touch BlackBerry Motion is not yet available in the US. But we assume the handset will be launched stateside soon, as BlackBerry Mobile keeps on releasing promo videos showcasing its features.



 



The newest BlackBerry Motion promo video - embedded above - presents the smartphone as being "unstoppable" and "made to live in the real world." That's because, besides dust- and water-resistance, the handset offers a "premium anti-scratch" screen (a 5.5-inch panel with 1080 x 1920 pixels), a solid aluminum frame, and a 4,000 battery that can provide over 32 hours of usage on a single charge. Furthermore, the Motion comes with various BlackBerry-specific security features, including Locker Mode (helping you keep photos and documents private).   



 



The BlackBerry Motion can't be considered a high-end phone, as it's powered by Qualcomm's mid-range Snapdragon 625 processor, but that's why it could cost around $400 in the US. For that kind of money, the handset seems to be quite nice.



 



Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint are all expected to sell the BlackBerry Motion, though we've yet to get an official confirmation on this. At launch, the smartphone will run Android Nougat out of the box, with an update to Android 8 Oreo planned for later. Interested?



 



source: BlackBerry Mobile (YouTube) 

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Motion
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh

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15 Comments

1. meanestgenius

Posts: 21354; Member since: May 28, 2014

The more I see about the BlackBerry Motion, the more I feel that this will be my next BlackBerry smartphone. Ticks all the right boxes for me (with the only caveat being no physical keyboard). BlackBerry/BlackBerry Mobile really are firing on all cylinders as of late.

2. kakudiego

Posts: 123; Member since: May 21, 2014

Sadly Blackberry will sell this phone for $450+++

3. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

yea that's why I bought the Xiaomi Mi A1 for only USD 220,- gotta love the 64 GB

4. Peacetoall unregistered

Seriously comparing a cheap chinese junk with a all rounder beast. Blackberry may be built by chinese company tcl but the quality is controlled by blackberry.

7. Loveneesh

Posts: 424; Member since: Jul 14, 2015

In case you don't know, TCL manufacturers blackberry devices which is a Chinese company.

9. Peacetoall unregistered

But they build as per the quality control standard of blackberry just like foxconn manufactures for iphones

15. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Peacetoall *smh* I never bash others here on PA, but you sir... no words, do some research before u bark crap. Xiaomi phones are also manufactured by Foxconn.

13. meanestgenius

Posts: 21354; Member since: May 28, 2014

BlackBerry doesn't sell phones anymore. TCL sells BlackBerry branded handsets, as well as Optemeus, and BB Merah Putih. BlackBerry just adds the software and security to their branded handsets.

5. Whitedot

Posts: 706; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Hey, How smooth and free of stutters, lags software on Motion will be given older SD 625 processor. I am not a gamer so I don't care about heavy gaming or so.

6. ydasol

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 25, 2010

is that August Ames?

10. tunewar123

Posts: 17; Member since: Mar 17, 2016

That was my first thought and I'm not proud... =*(

8. Eraman

Posts: 162; Member since: Dec 13, 2015

Sadly BlackBerry won't take 100% profit of this one "too"

12. meanestgenius

Posts: 21354; Member since: May 28, 2014

They're a software and services company now, so that's what they profit off of.

11. megathaszrul89

Posts: 203; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Please, promote/market this phone more BB! I don't want you to be the 2nd fiddle company among the other phone manufacturers :(

14. Pureviewuser1

Posts: 140; Member since: Mar 28, 2016

Beautiful phone well done Blackberry youre onto a winner

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