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BlackBerry Evolve Black

Last Updated: February 22, 2020 (Refresh Now)
6.4
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Camera
 97
quality, poor, phone, mobile, good
+42%
-58%
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" ...  System is slow and flash light camera supporter it's very poor  ...  "
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" ...  Camera problem and heating issue  ...  "
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" ...  But it's jus lyk 8mp of usual blackberry phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Cons: 1) Camera, Not at all reached to expectations  ...  "
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" ...  Hang problem,camera problem and all problems which you can't imagine .  ...  "
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" ...  But only problem is of Camera .  ...  "
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" ...  The camera s very poor.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is so so.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 87
phone, mobile, phones, good, evolve
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Good product from blackberry .  ...  "
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" ...  The Best of BlackBerry  ...  "
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" ...  Total best I love blackberry  ...  "
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" ...  Overall good phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Functionality of phone is the best in class, thanks to blackberry security.  ...  "
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" ...  One of my favorite brand blackberry.  ...  "
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" ...  A really performance phone  ...  "
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" ...  I like this phone  ...  "
Battery Life
 85
life, good, backup, day, performance
+76%
-24%
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" ...  Impressive battery life of more than 2 days, Awesome camera with Bokeh mode esp .  ...  "
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" ...  battery life not bad its avrege .  ...  "
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" ...  Battery back-up is superb.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery is excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  Remarkable battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery usage is good. ... I use it for my work and personal purposes, and the battery never died up on me yet.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery is too good and looking good  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is very good and battery lasts long.  ...  "
Software Platform
 79
phone, android, security, apps, evolve
+70%
-30%
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" ...  The best Android smartphone out there!  ...  "
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" ...  One of my favorite brand blackberry.  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry is always superb .  ...  "
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" ...  You may get security patch update.  ...  "
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" ...  As since from 7 years I'm using different types of blackberry versions .  ...  "
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" ...  Blackberry is Best all the time, but if its BBOS 10, Android is the no choice option , because of the few apps . ... otherwise my Phone is still BB Passport :) About the Evolve its very good phone without any complain except the OS Android .  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased 2 blackberry evolve phone back to back I'm 100% satisfied. ... Thank you blackberry  ...  "
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" ...  Do not believe any of the professional reviewer on youtube, as blackberry must not have paid them ... I am using now it for around a month with loads of data and apps .  ...  "
Price
 58
price, value for money, waste, phone, good
+69%
-31%
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" ...  The phone features are the best for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Good phone but little bit cost  ...  "
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" ...  100% Wasteof money!  ...  "
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" ...  I got this phone for Rs.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, it is best in the price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice smartphone at 13k budget . ... it is value for money .  ...  "
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" ...  after all a good product for the money .  ...  "
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" ...  Decent for this budget  ...  "
Product Reliability
 33
working, blackberry, evolve, days, year
+48%
-52%
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" ...  Mobile not working  ...  "
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" ...  Not working .with in 40 days  ...  "
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" ...  First day complaint started.  ...  "
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" ...  Was not working  ...  "
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" ...  Very bad, after using it for 15 days it has stooped to work.  ...  "
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" ...  its completely blank :(:(.  ...  "
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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 .  ...  "
Apps
 32
apps, phone, app, software, update
+50%
-50%
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" ...  This Mobile android app not supporting properly, don't buy it this phone  ...  "
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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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" ...  Apps aren't working properly,hanging,over heating and gaming is not so good.  ...  "
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" ...  Call with jiovice app  ...  "
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" ...  Do not expect the BlackBerry 7 or 10 the of seamless integration.  ...  "
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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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" ...  But need some software refinements.  ...  "
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" ...  Same problem with blackberry software ,still it doesn't have little flexibility ,can't save new contacts to the device ,some apps don't get activated when this will improve ,don't buy this mobile  ...  "
Display Clarity
 31
screen, phone, month, awesome, 1
+55%
-45%
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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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" ...  Battery and quick charging good big display  ...  "
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" ...  Display level is decent.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Display is really good.  ...  "
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" ...  Great Display - Minimal strain on eyes.  ...  "
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" ...  And features of Dolby sound, split screen, BB Hub etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Cristal clear display.  ...  "
Charging
 29
battery, fast, slow, charge, mobile
+34%
-66%
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" ...  Mobile overheat when charging ... And slow charging  ...  "
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" ...  It's charger quality is very poor.  ...  "
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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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" ...  1) Slow Charging  ...  "
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" ...  Weste product phone heating slow charging  ...  "
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" ...  not proper connect charger lead  ...  "
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" ...  only thing this phone aced in, is it's misrepresentation of fast charging . ... it take around 2.5 hours for full charge .  ...  "
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" ...  Phone is getting very hot while charging and also camera is not up to the mark.  ...  "
Overall performance
 20
processor, performance, phone, snapdragon, since
+50%
-50%
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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  ...  "
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" ...  It is very slow phone .  ...  "
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" ...  Hanging problem and touchscreen response very slow.  ...  "
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" ...  camera is very poor.and processor is working slow.  ...  "
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" ...  Very bad poor performance  ...  "
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" ...  Buttery drained very fast  ...  "
Design
 20
look, premium, evolve, good, design
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Take a look at BlackBerryMobile.in  ...  "
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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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" ...  only look good and very silky phone.  ...  "
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" ...  - very light weight and sleek design  ...  "
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" ...  --The look and feel is like any other phone.  ...  "
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" ...  to start with evolve built quality and finishing looks premium .  ...  "
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" ...  --The look and feel is like any other phone.  ...  "
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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  ...  "
Sound Quality
 18
dolby, quality, music, good, loud
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Dolby digital audio is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Design is awesome, lookwise good , battery upto mark, Music Dolby is quite good .  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby sound - name says it all.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera clarity, speaker sound & speed is good  ...  "
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" ...  And features of Dolby sound, split screen, BB Hub etc.  ...  "
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" ...  --Sound quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Audio quality while speaking not up to the expectation.  ...  "
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" ...  3.Dolphy sound is very nice.  ...  "
Features
 18
good, blackberry, awesome, price, better
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Extra Ordinary Phone, i like BlackBerry safety features.  ...  "
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" ...  IT IS HAVING LATEST FEATURES WITH EASY EMAILS TO ACESS.  ...  "
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" ...  Standout atypical BlackBerry features  ...  "
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" ...  Love all the security features.  ...  "
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" ...  All feature are good  ...  "
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" ...  All other features are good.  ...  "
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" ...  All other features are good.  ...  "
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" ...  These are the features with set this device apart from the rest.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Marketplace
 17
product, worst, delivery, money, good
+65%
-35%
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" ...  Thanks and Regards  ...  "
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" ...  Very Good original divice  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon for excellent delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  I received the phone by Feb 15 through Amazon delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  First of all, Ignore the online review.  ...  "
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" ...  Better.value for money .thanks amazon.  ...  "
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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 .  ...  "
Build Quality
 16
looks, premium, hands, grip, built quality
+88%
-13%
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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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" ...  Its back is very nice and the grip is safe and not slippery.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Build quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  - built quality awesome  ...  "
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" ...  Not to forget the built quality which is rugged and beautiful at the same time.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise the looks, quality, feel, specs are so nice.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Some times heating  ...  "
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" ...  There's bit of heating issues.  ...  "
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" ...  during net usage sometimes it starts to heat .  ...  "
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" ...  A kind of heating issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Heating issue from the right top corner. ... Gets extremely hot.  ...  "
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" ...  Mobile during charging and seen the any video mobile is doing very hot.  ...  "
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" ...  Heating problem since day 1.  ...  "
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" ...  When charing too much heat is produing  ...  "
Call quality
 15
call, worst, ever, calls, problem
+27%
-73%
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" ...  I never use this type worst phone  ...  "
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" ...  Voice quality is not so perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  the call voice is not up to the mark and it echoes.  ...  "
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" ...  worst phone ever  ...  "
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" ...  The phone should have inbuilt auto call recording  ...  "
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" ...  Still after 2 months nobody respond on mail or on call .  ...  "
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" ...  Worst phone ever.  ...  "
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" ...  call voice quality can't get worst than this one .  ...  "
Fingerprint
 11
sensor, good, reader, camera quality, working
+45%
-55%
comment
" ...  Many problem this mobile , like fingerprint scanner, network, app Hank .  ...  "
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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
 10
gaming, want, playing, play, phone
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
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" ...  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.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 9
features
+78%
-22%
comment
" ...  But still very convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  This depends on user to user.  ...  "
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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
 9
glass, scratches, phone, one, mobile
+22%
-78%
comment
" ...  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  ...  "
Comfort
 8
back, price, weight, value for money, value
+88%
-13%
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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. ... 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%
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" ...  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.  ...  "
Front Camera
 7
rear, quality, poor, light, day
+29%
-71%
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" ...  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.  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera pictures very poor.  ...  "
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" ...  Rear camera bad  ...  "
Fit
 7
back, grip
+100%
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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 .  ...  "
Memory
 6
good, reference, camera, 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.  ...  "
Wifi
 6
problem, network, battery
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Wi-Fi problem, battery charge 5% 2hour, sound problem, no battery backup, hanging problem  ...  "
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" ...  This phone no network n I want to return my ph  ...  "
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" ...  Phone not support jio network.  ...  "
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 .  ...  "
Headphones
 5
working, one month
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  My blackberry ear phone get stolen 😥😥 I am very sad.  ...  "
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" ...  Base and lower frequencies are absolutely suppressed not only on the speaker but also on ear phones.  ...  "
SIM
 5
phone, 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  ...  "
Returns
 4
using, period
-100%
comment
" ...  You need to send this product to Dheli.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Now if the replacement handset is also having the issues than only I'll get a refund.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Original Product
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Very Good original divice  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very Good original divice  ...  "
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  ...  "
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