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BlackBerry Aurora

  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Announcement 2017 March
  • Android 7.0 + March 2017 = Status JUNK It is better not to buy
    Price From $260 Available
  • Screen 5.5" IPS LCD
  • Sim Cards 2 items dual sim
  • Camera 13 MP rear
  • Camera 8 MP front
  • CPU 4 cores Snapdragon 425
  • Memory 4 GB RAM
  • Storage 32 GB ROM
  • Memory cards up to 256 GB microSD
  • Battery 3 000 mAh
  • Thickness 8.5 mm

Short description BlackBerry Aurora

This is a smartphone on Android 7.0 Nougat with a usual good processor, with a large touchscreen size, with a very good main camera, and the front camera here turned out to be absolutely ordinary. And BlackBerry Aurora has such features: a slot for two SIM cards.

Characteristics BlackBerry Aurora

  • Launch

  • Network

    • Dual SIM +
  • Display

    • Size 5.5 inches
    • Type Touchscreen IPS LCD
    • Secondary Display
  • Platform

  • Memmory

    • CardSlot microSD up to 256 GB
    • Storage 32 GB
    • RAM 4 GB
  • Camera

    • Main rear 13 MP
    • Front 8 MP
  • Body

    • Thickness 8.5 mm
    • Battery 3 000 mAh
    • Water and dust protection
    • QWERTY
    • Stylus

Disclaimer. The table shows the main technical characteristics of the device. For a full list of features and capabilities of this model, see the manufacturer’s website. We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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Overview BlackBerry Aurora

Android version and market relevance

BlackBerry Aurora was announced by the company Blackberry in March 2017 and in the same year official sales began in stores. BlackBerry Aurora works on Android 7.0 Nougat, but, unfortunately, this version of the software has not been updated. And before listing all the main characteristics of this model, it is important to note that in BlackBerry Aurora implemented support for working with two SIM cards.

And if you want to look at the competitors of this smartphone, then in our catalog on the page “Smartphones of the year 2017” all models of the same year are presented. And it will also be useful to look at the page with smartphones at a similar price, like BlackBerry Aurora — this is the price segment page “Below average smartphones from $200 to $300”.

Screen, body and battery

Moderately large 5.5-inch screen, made by technology IPS LCD, installed in the smartphone BlackBerry Aurora.

The larger the screen, the larger the case. But in addition to the width and height of the hull, its thickness is important. At BlackBerry Aurora the thickness of the case is 8.5 mm, which turns out to be very thick. Today, there are many smartphones with a slim body.

The battery and the operating time also depend on the screen size. At BlackBerry Aurora installed battery for 3 000 mAh, and this is not enough, but not yet a lot.

Main camera and selfie camera

On the back of the smartphone is a good main camera on 13 MP. In addition to the main camera, which is very important, it is also worth paying attention to the quality of the pictures from the front camera. And here at this model the front-seat camera got its 8 MP, which is very little. If you really want to make quality smartphones on the smartphone, we advise you to look in the catalog selfie smartphones, in which the frontcamera of 13 Mp.

Processor and Internal Memory

The smartphone performance is affected by a lot of factors, and even more so on the android-smartphone, where the developer of the Android operating system and the device manufacturer are absolutely different companies and each develops with its strategy in the market. As a result, in the smartphone you get a hodgepodge: it′s like a “clean” Android, but with a shell from the manufacturer; as though only the necessary applications, but also many unnecessary from the manufacturer. Very often Android-installed apps by default, which you do not even use, are still running and working, they occupy part of the RAM and processor time of your smartphone. This slows the work of other applications and the battery charge is wasted.

So, in BlackBerry Aurora is installed 4-core processor on the chipset Snapdragon 425. As for RAM, the memory module is used here 4 GB.

You can store your photos, videos, music and applications both on the built-in smartphone memory, and on memory cards microSD up to 256 GB. You are only available 32 GB built-in memory, so you need to be more careful about what you store on the device.

Price for BlackBerry Aurora: buy or not to buy?

Price BlackBerry Aurora at the start of sales was $250. A smartphone with this price level got into the price segment “Below average smartphones from $200 to $300” and got a good processor, a large touch screen, and the front camera is not too cool with a decent main camera.

If you want to buy BlackBerry Aurora, you can choose any online store or offline electronics store, the main thing is to have a guarantee for the smartphone and the desired version of the model you have chosen.

Before buying, if you have the opportunity, it is better to hold the phone in your hands, check the screen, the quality of the photo and video, look at the smoothness and speed of the interface. Never buy a “cat in a bag”, be sure to check everything before buying. Today, good smartphones are worth a lot of money, so it′s better to spend an extra ten minutes to eventually buy the model that will work well one or two years and help you in everything.

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