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BlackBerry Evolve Black

Last Updated: August 29, 2020 (Refresh Now)
6.4
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/10
Total Reviews
813
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Camera
 99
quality, poor, phone, good, mobile
+42%
-58%
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" ...  Camara is not good and slowmotion video is very bad.  ...  "
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" ...  Poor camera , hardware was changed by seller  ...  "
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" ...  Poorest camera quality  ...  "
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" ...  Camera quality very bad so sad  ...  "
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" ...  this blackberry definitly not worth for 25 k camera quality very worst  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera pictures very poor. ... Phone is awesome but only camera is negative point.  ...  "
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" ...  Rear camera very Poor  ...  "
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" ...  Camera not working .  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 92
phone, mobile, phones, good, evolve
+64%
-36%
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" ...  I purchased 2 blackberry evolve phone back to back I'm 100% satisfied. ... Thank you blackberry  ...  "
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" ...  One of my favorite brand blackberry.  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry is always superb .  ...  "
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" ...  That being said, this phone works really well. ... Anyone heard about a BlackBerry phone being hacked? ... So if you need a phone for both official and personal purposes, then this phone is good for you.  ...  "
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" ...  The Best of BlackBerry  ...  "
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" ...  --Blackberry hub is a blessing, as always, for those used to it.  ...  "
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" ...  As since from 7 years I'm using different types of blackberry versions .  ...  "
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" ...  It is a very good phone.  ...  "
Software Platform
 88
phone, android, apps, security, evolve
+65%
-35%
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" ...  BlackBerry is my always favourite I like it.  ...  "
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" ...  Total best I love blackberry  ...  "
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" ...  blackberry with android operating system us really amazing .  ...  "
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" ...  being a blackberry product.  ...  "
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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 .  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased 2 blackberry evolve phone back to back I'm 100% satisfied. ... Thank you blackberry  ...  "
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" ...  I hope BlackBerry will fix rare Camara quality soon on next software update.  ...  "
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" ...  BlackBerry mobile is awesome.  ...  "
Battery Life
 87
life, good, backup, day, performance
+76%
-24%
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" ...  Best battery life in an android phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Remarkable battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery seems to have decent life.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is good one, and nice battery life, average quality  ...  "
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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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" ...  Wonderful battery life, screen and typing experience.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is good  ...  "
Price
 58
price, value for money, waste, phone, good
+69%
-31%
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" ...  Very nice smartphone at 13k budget . ... it is value for money .  ...  "
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" ...  In this price segment far better phones with much better features are available.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Superb Mobile phone that money can buy in this price range .  ...  "
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" ...  TRAVELLING AT YOUR COST .  ...  "
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" ...  I got this phone for Rs.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
Apps
 36
apps, phone, app, software, update
+47%
-53%
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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  ...  "
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" ...  camera is hanging randomly.apps are not responding properly.battery is not bad.  ...  "
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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  ...  "
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" ...  I am big fan of Blackberry but they failed in Andriod OS.  ...  "
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" ...  Software and hardware problem detected  ...  "
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" ...  Call with jiovice app  ...  "
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" ...  Some apps not working  ...  "
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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  ...  "
Product Reliability
 36
working, blackberry, evolve, days, year
+47%
-53%
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" ...  After Using for 6 months, today suddenly mobile stopped to work.  ...  "
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" ...  its completely blank :(:(.  ...  "
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" ...  Not working .with in 40 days  ...  "
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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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" ...  My phone is not working from day 1 its been 4 days now .  ...  "
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" ...  Dissatisfied with the performance of Chinese toys, I again moved to blackberry evolve few months back.  ...  "
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" ...  Mobile not working  ...  "
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" ...  its completely blank :(:(.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 33
screen, phone, month, awesome, 1
+52%
-48%
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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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" ...  Wonderful battery life, screen and typing experience.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery and quick charging good big display  ...  "
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" ...  Clear and crisp display (403 PPI) ... 2.When I choose the adaptive brightness the screen brightness level sometimes go to 100% and eats the battery very fast .  ...  "
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" ...  Display is awesome better than iphone 7.  ...  "
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" ...  Cristal clear display.  ...  "
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" ...  Display level is decent.  ...  "
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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).  ...  "
Charging
 29
battery, fast, slow, charge, mobile
+34%
-66%
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" ...  Phone charging not good  ...  "
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" ...  Back berry evolve products is having battery overheating problem during charging  ...  "
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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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" ...  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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" ...  Phone is getting very hot while charging and also camera is not up to the mark.  ...  "
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" ...  It is not charging and not working  ...  "
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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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" ...  Mobile during charging and seen the any video mobile is doing very hot.  ...  "
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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" ...  - very light weight and sleek design  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise the looks, quality, feel, specs are so nice.  ...  "
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" ...  I like it's finishing and style.  ...  "
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" ...  Take a look at BlackBerryMobile.in  ...  "
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" ...  1.Design is ok.  ...  "
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" ...  only look good and very silky phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone looks awesome.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  ...  "
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" ...  It does give a different and classy look.  ...  "
Marketplace
 20
product, worst, delivery, money, inspection
+55%
-45%
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" ...  I received the phone by Feb 15 through Amazon delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Pic quality is nt as expected  ...  "
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" ...  Good product from BB  ...  "
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" ...  Best service by Amazon, got my evolve just after 2 hour of ordering .  ...  "
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" ...  Better.value for money .thanks amazon.  ...  "
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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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" ...  First of all, Ignore the online review.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 18
dolby, quality, music, good, loud
+94%
-6%
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" ...  --Sound quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby Audio, sound is good.  ...  "
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" ...  And audio is awesome compared to any higher mobiles available on market.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Audio quality while speaking not up to the expectation.  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby sound is great.  ...  "
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" ...  And features of Dolby sound, split screen, BB Hub etc.  ...  "
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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" ...  Great features and security but not value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Other features are good  ...  "
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" ...  Extra Ordinary Phone, i like BlackBerry safety features.  ...  "
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" ...  Love all the security features.  ...  "
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" ...  Lot of feature  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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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" ...  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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" ...  Its back is very nice and the grip is safe and not slippery.  ...  "
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" ...  - built quality awesome  ...  "
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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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" ...  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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" ...  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?  ...  "
Heating
 16
charging, camera, seen, hot, slow
+19%
-81%
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" ...  Heating problem since day 1.  ...  "
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" ...  Some times heating  ...  "
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" ...  Overheating problem, camera malfunctioning.  ...  "
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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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" ...  There's bit of heating issues.  ...  "
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" ...  A kind of heating issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Heating & slow charging issue, hang issue, Camera issue & many more .  ...  "
Call quality
 16
call, worst, ever, calls, problem
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Call recorder not available  ...  "
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" ...  Still after 2 months nobody respond on mail or on call .  ...  "
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" ...  Voice quality is not so perfect.  ...  "
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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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" ...  call voice quality can't get worst than this one .  ...  "
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" ...  I never use this type worst phone  ...  "
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" ...  One of the worst phone I have ever used .  ...  "
Fingerprint
 14
sensor, good, reader, camera quality, working
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Fingerprint is not working properly, heating issues, i ordered a new one they sent me a refurbished mobile  ...  "
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" ...  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
 11
heat, gaming, want, playing, play
+64%
-36%
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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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" ...  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
" ...  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.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 11
glass, scratches, phone, one, mobile
+27%
-73%
comment
" ...  I wasn't able to unlock the screen it's became .  ...  "
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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  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Comfort
 9
back, price, weight, value for money, value
+78%
-22%
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.  ...  "
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 .  ...  "
Returns
 7
using, period, inspection, amazon
-100%
comment
" ...  Requested for return.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But no one has yet come to lift the handset back for replacement  ...  "
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" ...  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 .  ...  "
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" ...  You need to send this product to Dheli.  ...  "
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" ...  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.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
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" ...  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.  ...  "
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" ...  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  ...  "
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" ...  Lagging and slow  ...  "
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
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  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
-100%
comment
" ...  We had made a complaint regarding faulty piece of handset  ...  "
comment
" ...  I got damaged product  ...  "
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" ...  4) Doubt about quality check, because defective piece came to me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Received defect piece  ...  "
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.  ...  "
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