BlackBerry Motion features full touchscreen, Android OS

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The device is also said to pack an IP67 rating and up to 26 hours of battery life. There is no physical keyboard on the BlackBerry Motion, either built into the bottom or as a slide-out accessory.

Running the Motion is BlackBerry's version of Android 7.1 OS.

Rumours suggest that the new all-touch device from TCL under the BlackBerry moniker will sport a water and dust resistant design. This bezel also houses the home button which doubles as a fingerprint scanner.

We all know Blackberry is putting it hard to regain the lost podium in the smartphone market today. The phone offers a 12MP rear-facing camera with an f/2.0 aperture, and an 8MP front-facing shooter. Below the display you see the capacitive navigation keys along with a home button boasting the BlackBerry logo. Although the first picture of the BlackBerry Motion leaked yesterday, few details about its specs are known for the time being.

TCL Corporation launched the Blackberry Motion without the company's trademark qwerty keypad. There is "Smart Convenience Key" feature which would allow customers to instantly bring up apps and functions that they "most often" use based on where they are and what they are up to. Surprisingly, it is able to record 4K videos.

As usual, the BlackBerry Motion gets a host of security features built-in along with its productivity apps such as BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Calendar, DTEK and BlackBerry Boost charging. It can be charged to 50 per cent in 40 minutes with Quick Charge 3.0. One new feature will be the Locker, which gives you the ability to protect some documents and photos with a PIN or fingerprint, bypassing any cloud storage. The blackberry Motion comes at a price $460 and competes with Oneplus 5 in terms of price. As far as the global release of the smartphone is concerned, TCL has only revealed that it will be made available to select markets.

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