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BlackBerry Evolve Black

Last Updated: November 7, 2019 (Refresh Now)
6.4
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
670
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Camera
 88
quality, good, poor, phone, bad
+43%
-57%
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" ...  But only problem is of Camera .  ...  "
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" ...  Camera not working .  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is very disappointing. ... Camera hangs very often.  ...  "
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" ...  But it's jus lyk 8mp of usual blackberry phones.  ...  "
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" ...  mobile good but camera and mobile processing is very hang and slow  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera pictures very poor. ... Phone is awesome but only camera is negative point.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is not good  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is so so.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 78
phone, mobile, good, phones, security
+65%
-35%
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" ...  BB Hub and Hub widget is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased 2 blackberry evolve phone back to back I'm 100% satisfied. ... Thank you blackberry  ...  "
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" ...  It is a very good phone.  ...  "
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" ...  - device looks really classic, and the best part it is full touch phone which was earlier missing in BlackBerry android phones  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry IS ALWAYS GOOD.  ...  "
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" ...  I am a true Blackberry lover.  ...  "
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" ...  I love it to use blackberry evolve.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are a Blackberry lover, then its a must buy phone.  ...  "
Battery Life
 76
life, good, quality, day, phone
+78%
-22%
comment
" ...  --Battery backup is fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  excellent quality and battery backup  ...  "
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" ...  battery not bad because is fast charging is available in mobile .  ...  "
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" ...  Even 3300 mah battery phone gives more battery hours than this.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery backup: compared to my old phone moto g5splus, this is less but still comes for one full day with full usage.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not hang and have a very good battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Good performance, good battery.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery seems to have decent life.  ...  "
Software Platform
 66
phone, android, update, security, apps
+68%
-32%
comment
" ...  I love it to use blackberry evolve.  ...  "
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" ...  The Best of BlackBerry  ...  "
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" ...  I have never seen such a superb android phone till date .  ...  "
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" ...  It is a another same as Android mobile of worth Rs7 to 8 thousands. ... Reason we don't even feel this as BlackBerry make since OS is Android.  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry should improve device performance through updates over OTA.  ...  "
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" ...  Pure android experience very good.  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry lovers must by .  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry mobile is awesome.  ...  "
Price
 48
price, phone, value, worth, waste of money
+69%
-31%
comment
" ...  In this price segment far better phones with much better features are available.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  100% Wasteof money!  ...  "
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" ...  Great experience atleast in this price range I.e, 13000.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  TRAVELLING AT YOUR COST .  ...  "
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" ...  At this price, it's a steal!  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely pricing is very low for the phone of this quality.  ...  "
Apps
 29
apps, app, phone, update, software
+48%
-52%
comment
" ...  Call with jiovice app  ...  "
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" ...  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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" ...  During the intial bootup and update of all the apps - my phone did not heat up. ... Camerea software is a bit buggy. ... No software updates (probably) in the future is pretty bad.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, buy it only if cannot settle for a non blackberry.  ...  "
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" ...  2.Some hanging problems with several Apps. ... No monthly updates from BB.  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry layouts,theme,apps are available for BlackBerry lovers.  ...  "
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" ...  But need some software refinements.  ...  "
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" ...  Do not expect the BlackBerry 7 or 10 the of seamless integration.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 29
screen, awesome, phone, month, good
+59%
-41%
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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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" ...  Cristal clear display.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Screen is clear enough for normal use (FHD) but I may be spoiled by the UHD screen of my G6.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Great Display - Minimal strain on eyes.  ...  "
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" ...  Display is awesome better than iphone 7.  ...  "
Charging
 27
battery, slow, fast, mobile, charge
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Phone charging not good  ...  "
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" ...  Mobile during charging and seen the any video mobile is doing very hot.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Heating & slow charging issue, hang issue, Camera issue & many more .  ...  "
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" ...  1) Slow Charging  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera worst and fast charging not proper and battery drain fast ,slow mobile other mobile .  ...  "
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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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" ...  Back berry evolve products is having battery overheating problem during charging  ...  "
Product Reliability
 26
working, year, time, review, one
+46%
-54%
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" ...  Dissatisfied with the performance of Chinese toys, I again moved to blackberry evolve few months back.  ...  "
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" ...  Not working .with in 40 days  ...  "
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" ...  First day complaint started.  ...  "
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" ...  Display stopped working after using 15 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Was not working  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using this phone since over a month now and I have used BlackBerry since over ten years.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 2 days ago nd it will be the biggest mistake of my lyf .  ...  "
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" ...  Very bad, after using it for 15 days it has stooped to work.  ...  "
Design
 19
quality, premium, look, good, design
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It does give a different and classy look.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise the looks, quality, feel, specs are so nice.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is best fits in really easily.  ...  "
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" ...  1.Design is ok.  ...  "
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" ...  I used this mobile for 5days phn look and design is really good and super display . ... If it is black berry also  ...  "
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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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" ...  to start with evolve built quality and finishing looks premium .  ...  "
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" ...  Evolve's built quality and finishing looks premium.  ...  "
Overall performance
 18
slow, performance, fast, works, snapdragon
+44%
-56%
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" ...  It is very slow phone .  ...  "
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" ...  Lagging and slow  ...  "
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" ...  Hanging problem and touchscreen response very slow.  ...  "
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" ...  Very bad poor performance  ...  "
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" ...  Buttery drained very fast  ...  "
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" ...  Slow speed and hang problem  ...  "
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" ...  Phone is very slow  ...  "
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" ...  Processor is very slow  ...  "
Picture Quality
 16
quality, good, poor, low, light
+75%
-25%
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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.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 15
dolby, good, quality, music, evolve
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Dolby sound - name says it all.  ...  "
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" ...  And features of Dolby sound, split screen, BB Hub etc.  ...  "
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" ...  3.Dolphy sound is very nice.  ...  "
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" ...  And audio is awesome compared to any higher mobiles available on market.  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby Audio, sound is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby Digital Stereo produces high quality sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby sound is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby digital audio is nice.  ...  "
Marketplace
 15
product, delivery, worst, value for money, good
+67%
-33%
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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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" ...  Best service by Amazon, got my evolve just after 2 hour of ordering .  ...  "
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" ...  I received the phone by Feb 15 through Amazon delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks and Regards  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon for excellent delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  First of all, Ignore the online review.  ...  "
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" ...  Very Good original divice  ...  "
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" ...  Good product from BB  ...  "
Features
 15
blackberry, awesome, price, better
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Great features and security but not value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Extra Ordinary Phone, i like BlackBerry safety features.  ...  "
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" ...  All feature are good  ...  "
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" ...  In this price segment far better phones with much better features are available.  ...  "
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" ...  Lot of feature  ...  "
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" ...  All other features are good.  ...  "
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" ...  Standout atypical BlackBerry features  ...  "
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" ...  IT IS HAVING LATEST FEATURES WITH EASY EMAILS TO ACESS.  ...  "
Heating
 14
charging, camera, slow, phone, mobile
+21%
-79%
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" ...  Some times heating  ...  "
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" ...  Mobile during charging and seen the any video mobile is doing very hot.  ...  "
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" ...  When charing too much heat is produing  ...  "
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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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" ...  Heating problem since day 1.  ...  "
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" ...  Heating & slow charging issue, hang issue, Camera issue & many more .  ...  "
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" ...  A kind of heating issue.  ...  "
Build Quality
 14
looks, built, premium, hands, scratches
+86%
-14%
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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.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Premium look - Back cover looks like leather and also offer fine grip even if ur hands are wet.  ...  "
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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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" ...  - built quality awesome  ...  "
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" ...  to start with evolve built quality and finishing looks premium .  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality is good.  ...  "
Call quality
 13
call, worst, ever, crisp, clear
+31%
-69%
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" ...  Worst phone ever.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone should have inbuilt auto call recording  ...  "
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" ...  Call recorder not available  ...  "
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" ...  Voice quality is not so perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the worst phone I have ever used .  ...  "
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" ...  worst phone ever  ...  "
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" ...  the call voice is not up to the mark and it echoes.  ...  "
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" ...  call voice quality can't get worst than this one .  ...  "
Fingerprint
 9
sensor, working, good, setting, camera
+44%
-56%
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" ...  Fingerprint sensor bad  ...  "
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" ...  The camera quality is really disappointing, the fingerprint sensor doesn't work and hangs after repeated use, the Amazon doesn't even offer exchange on this brand.  ...  "
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" ...  Fingerprint sensor is not very good. ... I would say below average - if you put your finger in a non standard orientation - it does not always detect. ... But it is a fingerprint magnet.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes Fingerprint sensor not working  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is worst both camera are not good seen like 7k mobile camers , some times finger print also not working,  ...  "
Gaming
 8
games, play, device, mobile, life
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  However - it seems really strange that people are speaking about poor gaming on this device. ... If you want to play Games - why are you even considering a BB device?  ...  "
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" ...  Apps aren't working properly,hanging,over heating and gaming is not so good.  ...  "
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" ...  Mobile heating and playing low grafic game also going to hang untill u restart it's not value for money 13k is ok for this.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 8
features
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  But still very convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  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.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 8
glass, scratches, one, display, time
+13%
-88%
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" ...  Getting a screen guard and back cover is really hard.  ...  "
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" ...  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  ...  "
Night Photography
 7
light, day, camera, quality, picture
+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.  ...  "
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" ...  images clicked in low light were also decent enough.  ...  "
Comfort
 7
back, value, price, premium, money
+86%
-14%
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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" ...  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.  ...  "
Memory
 6
good, camera, reference, apps
+33%
-67%
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" ...  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.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone hangs very often despite it has 4GB RAM.  ...  "
Front Camera
 6
quality, light, day
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Camera quality is utter waste , both front and back .  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera pictures very poor.  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera pictures very poor.  ...  "
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" ...  Rear camera bad  ...  "
Lagging
 5
hangs, problem, hanging, 5
-100%
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  ...  "
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" ...  Lagging and slow  ...  "
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" ...  too much lag .  ...  "
Wifi
 5
network, battery
+40%
-60%
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  ...  "
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" ...  Phone not support jio network.  ...  "
SIM
 5
4g
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  Suddenly my phone is not detecting both the sim cards.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone does not support jio sim without jio4gvoice app  ...  "
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" ...  Relince jio sim not working  ...  "
Fit
 5
back
+100%
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.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is best fits in really easily.  ...  "
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" ...  n it is most secure phone .  ...  "
Headphones
 4
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Base and lower frequencies are absolutely suppressed not only on the speaker but also on ear phones.  ...  "
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  ...  "
Controls
 3
control, app
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Returns
 3
using, period
-100%
comment
" ...  Even after Amazon is not allowed me to return  ...  "
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" ...  I want to return that mobile but the seller is telling no return and refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Now if the replacement handset is also having the issues than only I'll get a refund.  ...  "
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  ...  "
Network
 3
+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