Specs for the next BlackBerry leak; DTEK60 to feature a fingerprint scanner?

Specs for the next BlackBerry leak; DTEK60 to feature a fingerprint scanner?
BlackBerry recently released the DTEK50, which it calls "the world’s most secure Android smartphone." Named after the DTEK security app that debuted with the BlackBerry Priv, the latest  'Berry is actually a rebranded Alcatel Idol 4 with a Convenience Key on the right side of the device. Today, a web page that should not have been made available to the public, reveals that the next BlackBerry, the DTEK60, is on the way.

The site, which has a URL with an extension that reads 'donotpublish.html,' includes the specs of the DTEK60. If legit, this model will be the first BlackBerry ever to feature a fingerprint scanner. The rest of the specs include a 5.5-inch screen with a 1440 x 2560 resolution. The screen will feature intuitive gesture based navigation and will be all touch (no physical QWERTY). A Snapdragon 820 chipset is under the hood with a quad-core CPU and the Adreno 530 GPU. 4GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of native storage.

A 21MP camera with auto-focus adorns the back of the phone, while a front-facing 8MP fixed-focus camera handles selfies and video chats. The 3000mAh battery will include Quick Charge 3.0. Of course, Android will be pre-installed.

While the DTEK50 is, as previously mentioned, a rebranded Alcatel Idol 4, there is talk that the DTEK60 will be a revised version of the unannounced TCL 950. The latter has been certified by TENAA, and its specs as leaked on GFXBench match what we expect for the DTEK60. This might disappoint some who were hoping for a more innovative model with a physical QWERTY. But apparently, sales of the BlackBerry Priv have not been strong enough for the company to continue in that vein.
 

source: Crackberry

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50 Comments

1. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Except for SD 820, this is the re-branded Alcatel Idol 4S. Alcatel is now selling for $399: Alcatel IDOL 4S Unlocked Smartphone + VR Goggles + JBL Headphones + Incipio Phone Case I hope the BB Argon will have a similar price tag.

3. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

If it is a rebranded Alcatel Idol 4s, I don't see BlackBerry going that much higher in price, if they do at all. If they do go higher, $450 should be the max, but we'll have to wait and see on official pricing.

4. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

What do you think about Priv price after the release of Argon? I still think that Priv is more premium than Idol 4S

5. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

I do, as well. But we are going to see more aggressive price drops on the PRIV as it gets closer to the release of this new BlackBerry.

14. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You mean like the aggressive price drop in the Korean market? Oh wait...

16. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

What does the BlackBerry reentering the Korean martlet have to do with what John and I are talking about? Or are you feeling that bumburned because I called you out with my comment #10 that you needed to respond to me here? Try aloe and a cool, damp cloth to ease the pain.

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

No, I just wanted to point out your contradiction.

20. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

No, you just wanted to show your bumburn for me calling you out, and your ineptitude because the new BlackBerry isn't near release yet, so we've yet to see what price drops may occur in the Korean region. Nice try, though.

22. Mxyzptlk unregistered

In other words, you're wrong but you're just deflecting because you're too much of a megalomaniac to admit that you're wrong m

24. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

Nah, more like you're bumburned becaue I called you out on your pitiful troll attempt and now you're deflecting from that fact. But you're too much of a coward and a liar to ever admit it.

27. Mxyzptlk unregistered

It's ok to admit that you were wrong. Just stop trying to deflect from it. You were wrong plain and simple.

30. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

It's ok to admit that you're bumburned from being called out for your failed attempt at trolling. Just stop deflecting from it. You are bumburned, plain and simple.

33. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Pointing out your contradiction isn't trolling. You're just bumburned.

36. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

Pointing out your trolling about the price is the truth. You're just bumburned and overly salty that I did it.

39. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Not my fault if you got caught.

42. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

But it is my fault that I caught YOU in your pitiful troll attempt.

45. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You've been caught. Just give it up.

48. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

You mean YOU'VE been caught, and now you want me to stop exposing you.

2. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

Physicsl keyboard BlackBerry will be available either at the very end of this year, or the beginning of next year. Nice specs on this handset, but I'm waiting for the physical keyboard one.

6. megathaszrul89

Posts: 203; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Yeap, me too! When i first reading the title of this article, really crossing my finger that the dtek60 will be the one with pkb, but eventually, it's not. Need another successor for priv, even though the priv is still a great phone, a new, fresh phones with pkb might spice up the smartphones world and obviously, more options for the customers :)

19. Mxyzptlk unregistered

*Physical.*

25. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

Yes, I get quite physical at times. How'd you know?

28. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Of course that explains why the right hand is bigger than the left hand.

31. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

That's the hand I use to "play" with the ladies. ;) Something you know nothing about.

34. Mxyzptlk unregistered

If that was true, you wouldn't be here right now, son.

37. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

Considering I'm your dad, it's the other way around. Not my proudest achievement, I must admit.

40. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Oh yeah I forgot, you were born in a lab inside a beaker.

43. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

Then what does that say about you, since I'm your dad?

46. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I'm pretty sure my dad isn't a loser.

49. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

I'm pretty sure I'm not, son. Thanks for the vote of confidence!

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