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BlackBerry Evolve Black

Last Updated: June 23, 2020 (Refresh Now)
6.4
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/10
Total Reviews
796
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Review Summary - 733 recent, verified reviews

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Camera
 98
quality, poor, phone, mobile, good
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Camera not working .  ...  "
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" ...  Korean camera its not like blackberry mobile its like Cheap korean camera potos  ...  "
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" ...  Camera quality is very poor  ...  "
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" ...  the worst camera ever .  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is very disappointing. ... Camera hangs very often.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera quality very bad so sad  ...  "
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" ...  Don't buy this phone camera is poor  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is not up to expectations  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 91
phone, mobile, phones, good, evolve
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Really satisfying with BlackBerry evolve .  ...  "
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" ...  Previously I was using Mi 5 mobile.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone is better than oppo,vivo or other Chinese phono but not up to oneplus or other premium smartphone.  ...  "
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" ...  Blackberry premium phone!  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone from bb.  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry mobile is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Features like Blackberry Hub etc are available  ...  "
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" ...  I am a true Blackberry lover.  ...  "
Battery Life
 86
life, good, backup, day, performance
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Continue net use then battery% 45at night  ...  "
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" ...  Battery seems to have decent life.  ...  "
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" ...  Remarkable battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery last for 20 hrs if regularly used.  ...  "
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" ...  Like - good battery life  ...  "
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" ...  Have not charged the device for last 2 days and still going great, and great to have android, music on Dolby is wow, I own the most secured android smartphone, thanks blackberry  ...  "
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" ...  Even 3300 mah battery phone gives more battery hours than this.  ...  "
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" ...  2.Battery life is too good.  ...  "
Software Platform
 85
phone, android, apps, security, evolve
+66%
-34%
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" ...  Pure android experience very good.  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry lovers must by .  ...  "
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" ...  Blackberry Hub is a great feature accessing all messengers and social network with in a single app.  ...  "
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" ...  blackberry with android operating system us really amazing .  ...  "
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" ...  One of my favorite brand blackberry.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, you can experience some exclusive features of BlackBerry.  ...  "
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" ...  The Best of BlackBerry  ...  "
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" ...  As a developer of mobile apps bb is covering maximum security backdoors . ... this mobile not coming with any bot-ware or ad-ware like apps .  ...  "
Price
 58
price, value for money, waste, phone, good
+69%
-31%
comment
" ...  TRAVELLING AT YOUR COST .  ...  "
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" ...  Great experience atleast in this price range I.e, 13000.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price I bought it, it is absolutely and hands-down value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price I bought it, it is absolutely and hands-down value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  Decent for this budget  ...  "
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" ...  Great features and security but not value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  West of money .  ...  "
Apps
 36
apps, phone, app, software, update
+47%
-53%
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" ...  Apps take long time to get installed.  ...  "
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" ...  Apps aren't working properly,hanging,over heating and gaming is not so good.  ...  "
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" ...  This Mobile android app not supporting properly, don't buy it this phone  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, buy it only if cannot settle for a non blackberry.  ...  "
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" ...  Used Blackberry Z3 for 5 years and later moved to some Chinese scraps to continue my WhatsApp when the app stopped their support for BB and iPhone.  ...  "
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" ...  Some apps not working  ...  "
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" ...  I am big fan of Blackberry but they failed in Andriod OS.  ...  "
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" ...  Do not expect the BlackBerry 7 or 10 the of seamless integration.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 36
working, blackberry, evolve, days, year
+47%
-53%
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" ...  Was not working  ...  "
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" ...  its completely blank :(:(.  ...  "
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" ...  Not working .with in 40 days  ...  "
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" ...  Very bad, after using it for 15 days it has stooped to work.  ...  "
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" ...  First day complaint started.  ...  "
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" ...  Dissatisfied with the performance of Chinese toys, I again moved to blackberry evolve few months back.  ...  "
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" ...  Display stopped working after using 15 days.  ...  "
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" ...  I used this mobiles for six months.its worst mobile .  ...  "
Display Clarity
 33
screen, phone, month, awesome, 1
+52%
-48%
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" ...  Bezeless Display, processing speed is just fine and you will face no problem playing pubg(btw new map is not bad at all).  ...  "
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" ...  Great Display - Minimal strain on eyes.  ...  "
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" ...  Wonderful battery life, screen and typing experience.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery and quick charging good big display  ...  "
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" ...  Features like PiP(picture in picture) and call details in same screen, folder in same screen, all these are not found in any other.  ...  "
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" ...  I used this mobile for 5days phn look and design is really good and super display .  ...  "
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" ...  Display level is decent.  ...  "
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" ...  And features of Dolby sound, split screen, BB Hub etc.  ...  "
Charging
 29
battery, fast, slow, charge, mobile
+34%
-66%
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" ...  Heating & slow charging issue, hang issue, Camera issue & many more .  ...  "
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" ...  It heats up a lil when you charge but thats just a very ill bit. ... Oh the charging is slow knowing that this is a Type C.  ...  "
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" ...  1) Slow Charging  ...  "
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" ...  Back berry evolve products is having battery overheating problem during charging  ...  "
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" ...  The battery started draining so fast that with a full charge and not even using a single time throughout the day, the phone is getting switched off due to low battery.  ...  "
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" ...  Weste product phone heating slow charging  ...  "
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" ...  My charger burnt within 1month ... Mai Kya karu kuch samgh me nhi AA rha charger kha se milega  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera worst and fast charging not proper and battery drain fast ,slow mobile other mobile .  ...  "
Overall performance
 21
processor, performance, phone, snapdragon, since
+52%
-48%
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" ...  As far as speed and performance I couldn't really say coz I'm no gamer, but it works about as well as any midrange phone I've used so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice phone over all performance is good  ...  "
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" ...  Overall performance is good  ...  "
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" ...  This phone works very fast. ... Multi-tasking is fun on this.  ...  "
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" ...  Works very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I am happy with snapdragon 450 processor since it is not lagging.  ...  "
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" ...  No hanging, High Speed, quick reaponse.  ...  "
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" ...  Performance is good , did not found any issue on performance  ...  "
Design
 21
look, premium, evolve, like, good
+95%
-5%
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" ...  1.The design and look and build quality of the phone is premium and awesome and it remembers my older BB phones (Z3/Z30) and it is very solid and doesn't require any screen guard or back cover for daily wear and tear like the older one ... Oh that textured back I just love it.  ...  "
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" ...  I like it's finishing and style.  ...  "
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" ...  One of my friend is using that since a year and the glass looks newer than mine.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is best fits in really easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone looks awesome.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  ...  "
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" ...  --The look and feel is like any other phone.  ...  "
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" ...  only look good and very silky phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Phome looks premium.  ...  "
Marketplace
 20
product, worst, delivery, money, inspection
+55%
-45%
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" ...  Better.value for money .thanks amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon for excellent delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Pic quality is nt as expected  ...  "
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" ...  Good product from BB  ...  "
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" ...  The product is good, trustworthy to buy in Amazon. ... It's cost efficient buying in Amazon offers & deals.  ...  "
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" ...  Very Good original divice  ...  "
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" ...  Best service by Amazon, got my evolve just after 2 hour of ordering .  ...  "
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" ...  First of all, Ignore the online review.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 18
dolby, quality, music, good, loud
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Dolby digital audio is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Audio quality while speaking not up to the expectation.  ...  "
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" ...  And features of Dolby sound, split screen, BB Hub etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby sound - name says it all.  ...  "
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" ...  And audio is awesome compared to any higher mobiles available on market.  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby Digital Stereo produces high quality sound.  ...  "
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" ...  --Sound quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  --Sound quality is good.  ...  "
Features
 18
good, blackberry, awesome, price, better
+83%
-17%
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" ...  The Esxclusivity is very important, because, ordinary folks cannot under the security features incorporated for this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Standout atypical BlackBerry features  ...  "
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" ...  All other features are good.  ...  "
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" ...  Other features are good  ...  "
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" ...  In this price segment far better phones with much better features are available.  ...  "
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" ...  These are the features with set this device apart from the rest.  ...  "
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" ...  Love all the security features.  ...  "
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" ...  IT IS HAVING LATEST FEATURES WITH EASY EMAILS TO ACESS.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 17
quality, good, poor, low, light
+76%
-24%
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" ...  no hangs(except 1 or 2 times), good picture quality .  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality so good  ...  "
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" ...  Pic quality is nt as expected  ...  "
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" ...  picture quiality is very good  ...  "
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" ...  Furthermore, the picture quality is quite decent in this segment and no heating issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect Picture in Day Light, Not suitable for Low light Photo.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera features and picture quality are admirable.  ...  "
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" ...  images clicked in low light were also decent enough.  ...  "
Build Quality
 17
looks, premium, phone, hands, grip
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Standard, slim, curved edges and solid feel in the hands. ... --I have dropped it a couple of times and not a scratch on it.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise the looks, quality, feel, specs are so nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Not to forget the built quality which is rugged and beautiful at the same time.  ...  "
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" ...  to start with evolve built quality and finishing looks premium .  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Premium look - Back cover looks like leather and also offer fine grip even if ur hands are wet.  ...  "
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" ...  And that's without a bumper case or wallet case or anything (because I couldn't find a bumper case for this phone that actually fit properly). ... Dropped it many times. ... It's endured abuse that would destroy any other phone I've used so far. ... It gets hot, but then it's a metal body phone, so it's fine. ... Remember back in the day, how Nokias were indestructible?  ...  "
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" ...  Evolve's built quality and finishing looks premium. ... Not to forget the built quality which is rugged and beautiful at the same time.  ...  "
Heating
 15
charging, seen, hot, camera, slow
+20%
-80%
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" ...  Heating issue from the right top corner. ... Gets extremely hot.  ...  "
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" ...  during net usage sometimes it starts to heat .  ...  "
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" ...  Some times heating  ...  "
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" ...  A kind of heating issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Heating problem since day 1.  ...  "
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" ...  There's bit of heating issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Mobile during charging and seen the any video mobile is doing very hot.  ...  "
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" ...  Heating & slow charging issue, hang issue, Camera issue & many more .  ...  "
Call quality
 15
call, worst, ever, calls, problem
+27%
-73%
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" ...  Call recorder not available  ...  "
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" ...  call voice quality can't get worst than this one .  ...  "
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" ...  One of the worst phone I have ever used .  ...  "
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" ...  The phone should have inbuilt auto call recording  ...  "
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" ...  the call voice is not up to the mark and it echoes.  ...  "
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" ...  Voice quality is not so perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  worst phone ever  ...  "
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" ...  Still after 2 months nobody respond on mail or on call .  ...  "
Fingerprint
 13
sensor, good, reader, camera quality, working
+54%
-46%
comment
" ...  Fingerprint scanner and face unlock work fast enough for my usage.  ...  "
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" ...  since i am using from past 1 year i have never face any hardware or software issues ,touch is also very smooth finger print scanner is also very gud .even camera quality is also gud ,  ...  "
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" ...  battery life is very good including fingerprint reader  ...  "
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" ...  Fingerprint reader and battery at their peaks when compared with other blackberries  ...  "
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" ...  Finger print sensor is good , and it has a average camera quality  ...  "
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" ...  Finger print sensor is working fine .  ...  "
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" ...  5.Finger print / face unlock all works fine.  ...  "
Gaming
 11
gaming, want, playing, play, phone
+64%
-36%
comment
" ...  As far as speed and performance I couldn't really say coz I'm no gamer, but it works about as well as any midrange phone I've used so far.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the regular apps like: WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, PrimeVideo, Amazon Shopping, Hotstar, G Suite and their apps, few games, Axis Bank, iMobile, AmEx, SBI, HDFC, IRCTC, Swizzy, Zomato, and few more.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the regular apps like: WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, PrimeVideo, Amazon Shopping, Hotstar, G Suite and their apps, few games, Axis Bank, iMobile, AmEx, SBI, HDFC, IRCTC, Swizzy, Zomato, and few more.  ...  "
comment
" ...  If ur not a gamer it's good phone for emails and calls.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't played any games yet, I will write about it once I do.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast, no lag, I play pubg in this.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 11
glass, scratches, phone, one, mobile
+27%
-73%
comment
" ...  I wasn't able to unlock the screen it's became .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Getting a screen guard and back cover is really hard.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It have been sent with broken screen  ...  "
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" ...  The phone showed up the traditional "Black Screen" issue of Blackberry within 1 hour of purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Faltu mobile h screen broken what can i do now its jst 1 month old  ...  "
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" ...  The display glass is soft and is very prone to scratches. ... My new phone already has minor scratches just by pulling in and out of my pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen hardware problem .  ...  "
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" ...  2) Even Screen guard not covered side edges, looking bad  ...  "
Ease of Use
 9
features
+78%
-22%
comment
" ...  But still very convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  This depends on user to user.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This depends on user to user.  ...  "
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" ...  Like - extremely user friendly  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use: Great  ...  "
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" ...  IT IS HAVING LATEST FEATURES WITH EASY EMAILS TO ACESS.  ...  "
Fit
 8
back, phone, grip, case, bumper
+100%
comment
" ...  And that's without a bumper case or wallet case or anything (because I couldn't find a bumper case for this phone that actually fit properly).  ...  "
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" ...  Its back is very nice and the grip is safe and not slippery.  ...  "
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" ...  Textured back is a very good choice as you wont be scared of the phone slipping out of your hand when using it.  ...  "
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" ...  Standard, slim, curved edges and solid feel in the hands.  ...  "
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" ...  Standard, slim, curved edges and solid feel in the hands.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is best fits in really easily.  ...  "
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" ...  n it is most secure phone .  ...  "
Comfort
 8
back, price, weight, value for money, value
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  Textured back is a very good choice as you wont be scared of the phone slipping out of your hand when using it.  ...  "
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" ...  Standard, slim, curved edges and solid feel in the hands. ... For the price I bought it, it is absolutely and hands-down value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  Standard, slim, curved edges and solid feel in the hands. ... For the price I bought it, it is absolutely and hands-down value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  Premium look - Back cover looks like leather and also offer fine grip even if ur hands are wet.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels good when I hold it and it is very comfortable to use.  ...  "
Night Photography
 7
light, day, camera, rear, quality
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  Front and rear camera super in day light  ...  "
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" ...  Camera Quality is Average n low light, however the quality Good in Day Light.  ...  "
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" ...  Dislike - low light photography average  ...  "
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" ...  Camera, as other reviews suggests, bit dull in interior photography, but excellent in outdoor day light, image is so clear that PC takes sometime to load it.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect Picture in Day Light, Not suitable for Low light Photo.  ...  "
comment
" ...  images clicked in low light were also decent enough.  ...  "
Front Camera
 7
rear, quality, poor, light, day
+29%
-71%
comment
" ...  Rear camera very Poor  ...  "
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" ...  Camera quality is utter waste , both front and back .  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera pictures very poor.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Front camera pictures very poor.  ...  "
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" ...  Rear camera bad  ...  "
Memory
 6
good, reference, camera, apps
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  3) Ram just i installed (WhatsApp, Tez, Webmail & LinkedIn) 4 GB Ram is filled with preinstalled apps I can’t even delete those unnecessary apps  ...  "
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" ...  3) 18gb internal rom space already occupied out of 64gb  ...  "
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" ...  Phone is lagging even afte 4 gb ram.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This phone hangs very often despite it has 4GB RAM.  ...  "
Lagging
 6
hangs, problem, hanging, 5
-100%
comment
" ...  Çamera opening time very delay .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Hanging problem and touchscreen response very slow.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is slow and hangs.  ...  "
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" ...  Slow speed and hang problem  ...  "
comment
" ...  Lagging and slow  ...  "
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" ...  too much lag .  ...  "
Wifi
 6
problem, network, battery
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Wi-Fi problem, battery charge 5% 2hour, sound problem, no battery backup, hanging problem  ...  "
comment
" ...  This phone no network n I want to return my ph  ...  "
comment
" ...  Phone not support jio network.  ...  "
Returns
 5
using, period, inspection, amazon
-100%
comment
" ...  I have aaked for return and amazon said there will be a Service Inspection regarding the issue and an expert is been appointed for the inspection today .  ...  "
comment
" ...  You need to send this product to Dheli.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Even after Amazon is not allowed me to return  ...  "
comment
" ...  I want to return that mobile but the seller is telling no return and refund.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Now if the replacement handset is also having the issues than only I'll get a refund.  ...  "
SIM
 5
phone, 4g
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  Suddenly my phone is not detecting both the sim cards.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This phone does not support jio sim without jio4gvoice app  ...  "
comment
" ...  Relince jio sim not working  ...  "
Controls
 4
control, app
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  The volume levels are also abrupt when using volume rocker.  ...  "
Headphones
 4
working, one month
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Base and lower frequencies are absolutely suppressed not only on the speaker but also on ear phones.  ...  "
Original Product
 4
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  It's not the quality of original BlackBerry.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Fake info in the description  ...  "
Weight
 4
light, size, design, back
+100%
comment
" ...  Bit heavy, but its fine . ... its a good quality phone rather than light weight china phones.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - very light weight and sleek design  ...  "
Volume
 3
loud, volume, sound, dolby, crisp
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Speaker Volume is nothing much than any Chinese Phone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is shrill and loud. ... The volume levels are also abrupt when using volume rocker.  ...  "
Keyboard
 3
blackberry
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Keyboard is also accurate.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As usually I have the blackberry keyboard as I always prefer to buy BlackBerry for the keyboard.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
-100%
comment
" ...  I got damaged product  ...  "
comment
" ...  4) Doubt about quality check, because defective piece came to me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Received defect piece  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Touch is good quality  ...  "
comment
" ...  Touch is so good compared to any other phone.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  --Performance good -- Works super fast, wifi, Bluetooth also connect in a snap.  ...  "
comment
" ...  --Performance good -- Works super fast, wifi, Bluetooth also connect in a snap.  ...  "
Lens
 3
bokeh
+100%
comment
" ...  You may buy an actual camera instead with all kinds of lens and all.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You may buy an actual camera instead with all kinds of lens and all.  ...  "
Flash
 3
camera, poor
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  But camera quality is not upto mark even with a front flash .But battery life is ideal .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Front and back flash are very helpful.  ...  "
Network
 3
good
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Phone not support jio network.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  5.98 meters
Battery
Battery Capacity:  4000 mAh
Talk Time:  25 hours
Memory
Memory:  4096 GB
Connectivity
Number of USB ports:  2 
USB:  Yes 
Bluetooth:  Yes 
Camera
Primary Camera:  13 MP
Video:  Yes 
Secondary Camera:  16 MP
Calling
Dual Sim:  Yes 
Sim Type:  Nano SIM 
Performance
Processor Clock:  1.8 GHz
Processor Type:  Octa Core 
Display
Type:  LED 
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
13 MP
PRIMARY CAMERA
LED
TYPE
Yes
VIDEO
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION