Unintentional Leak Of The Blackberry DTEK60 Points to a Worthy Upgrade to The DTEK50

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In July this year, Blackberry released its second Android-based smartphone- DTEK50 and hyping the device as “the world’s most secure Android smartphone.” In addition, the company said that the DTEK50 alerts smartphone owners if someone is accessing the phone’s location information or making remote use of its camera or microphone.

According to reports, the new device DTEK60 was accidentally published on BlackBerry’s own website, with the extension ‘donotpublish.html’. The website page which revealed some specifications of the device has since been taken down by the firm. It seems almost impossible to keep any device a secret till its official launch.


Apparently, the high-end DTEK60 looks like a successor to the DTEK50 and has been tipped to be speculated BlackBerry Argon, as DTEK50 was known as Neon while the Mercury device is set to be released early next year.

Based on the temporary leaks, the DTEK60 will feature a sharp 5.5” 2560 x 1440 pixel display, under its hood is a Snapdragon 820 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and a possible expandable micro SD Card slot. As far as the cameras are concerned, there will be a 21MP back camera with phase detection autofocus and 4K/30fps video recording, and on the front will be an 8MP selfie-facing shooter.


Beyond that, there is the presence of fingerprint sensor which was missing in the DTEK50, and the device will be powered by a 3000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support. Also, are a programmable side key and a USB 2.0 Type-C port.

Unlike the DTEK50, the new DTEK60 is a touchscreen phone embedded with better specs and looks likely to ship with BlackBerry’s custom suite of Android apps and Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.

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