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BlackBerry Aurora

BlackBerry Aurora

BlackBerry Aurora is a low-end mid-range unit that comes with a sizeable display size. It features a 5.5 inch display with HD resolution and on 16 by 9 aspect. In the cameras, this phone features a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera for selfies. It is operated by Android v7.0 Nougat. The phone’s 1.4GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor is paired with 4GB of RAM space. The 32GB of on-board storage space can be expanded using a microSD card up to 256GB. This device flaunts a 5.5-inch 720p HD+ IPS LCD display and packs a sealed Li-Ion 300mAh battery. Other latest Android-based BlackBerry smartphones that you can watch out for include KEY2 LE, Evolve & KEY2.

BlackBerry Aurora

BlackBerry Aurora Specifications Summary

  • 4GB RAM
  • Snapdragon 425
  • 3000mAh battery
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 5.5 inches display
  • 13MP rear camera, 8MP front
  • Android v7.0 Nougat
  • Dual SIM

BlackBerry Aurora Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 21,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of BlackBerry Aurora

Introduction & Display

The BlackBerry is a mid-range smartphone that was released in March, 2017. It features simple body design with plastic material. The key feature highlights of this unit include big RAM space, sizeable display and a decent battery capacity. It flaunts a 5.5-inch 720p HD+ IPS LCD display. The display is on 16 by 9 aspect ratio which is quite wide unlike an elongated one (on 18 by 9 aspect) that is more trendy & offers minimal bezel area. The HD resolution should offer bright images with good contrast.

Camera & Battery

The Aurora smartphone comes with a single lens setup at the back. The 13MP lens is a accompanied by a dual-LED flash and other features that include AF and HDR mode. The front camera for selfies is an 8MP lens. A non-removable Li-Ion 300mAh battery fuels the device.

Performance & Connectivity

Under the hood, this device is equipped with a 1.4GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 425 chipset which coupled with 4GB RAM space. This setup can handle multitasking & productivity with much ease. For connectivity, this smartphone is bundled with options that include 4G with VoLTE ready, Bluetooth v4.0, 3.5mm audio connector, GPS, twin SIM support and a microUSB 2.0 port.

Storage & Platform

The phone ships with an onboard storage space of 32GB which can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card slot provided. The additional storage can be used to store all kind of files and data depending on the user’s needs. Regarding software, this unit runs on Android v7.0 Nougat operating system out of the box.

BlackBerry Aurora Specs

Launched March, 2017
Supported Networks 2G - GSM 850/900 /1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 4G - LTE
Dimensions 152mm x 76.8mm x 8.5mm
Weight 178g
Build Front glass, plastic body
Screen Size 5.5 inches
Screen Type IPS LCD touchscreen
Resolution 720 pixels x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio
Screen Protection -
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v7.0 Nougat
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Processor Quad-core 1.4GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 308
Storage 4GB RAM, 32GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, up-to 256GB
Rear 13MP, AF, Dual-LED, HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps
Front 8MP
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0
USB microUSB 2.0
Radio No
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity
Battery 3000mAh (non-removable)