BlackBerry DTEK50 Specs & Price

BlackBerry DTEK50 Secure Android Phone
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BlackBerry DTEK50 is the latest Android phone from BB. The all-touch smartphone is being promoted by BlackBerry as the most secure smartphone ever. BlackBerry DTEK50 sports a 5.2-inch Display and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow).

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Design Display and Camera

BlackBerry DTEK50 looks very similar in design to the Alcatel Idol 4. It comes with a polycarbonate body and offers front facing speakers on both ends.

BlackBerry DTEK50

BlackBerry DTEK50 offers a 5.2-inch IPS Display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. With a pixel density of 424 ppi, the display should look brilliant. BlackBerry DTEK50 sports a 13 megapixels rear camera and an 8 megapixels front-facing camera.

Hardware and Software

BlackBerry DTEK50 is just the second Android phone from BB, behind the BlackBerry Priv. It runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 chipset with 3GB of RAM. The SoC offers two quad-core processors; one clocked at up to 1.5GHz and the other at up to 1.2GHz.

The unusual name of the smartphone, which sounds more like the kind of name scientists reserve for Asteroids and Meteoroids stems from the security software called DTEK preloaded on the smartphone.

The DTEK software protects the user from malware and spyware making the smartphone secure. BB is also promising regular Android updates and frequent security patches for the BlackBerry DTEK50, which will also help in keeping the smartphone secure.

BlackBerry DTEK50 Secure Android Phone

BlackBerry DTEK50 is loaded with a 2610 mAh Li-ion Battery with fast charging Quick Charge 2.0 that charges the battery to 50% in just 51 minutes. It supports super fast data downloads on 4G LTE. It sports NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, dual-band Wi-Fi, and USB 2.0.

Pricing and availability

BlackBerry DTEK50 is not yet available in Nigeria. It is currently available for pre-order in the United States at a price of $299 and is expected to commence shipping by August 8.

We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria. When available, BlackBerry DTEK50 Price in Nigeria is expected to range between 90,000 to 120,000 Naira at launch, depending on your location.

BlackBerry DTEK50 Specs

Here are a few specs of the BlackBerry DTEK50 smartphone:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Processor: 64-bit, Octa-core Processor: 1.8GHz quad-core and 1.2GHz quad-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 617)
  • GPU: Adreno 405
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Colours: Black
  • Dimension: 147 x 72.5 x 7.4 mm
  • Weight: 135 g
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual-SIM


  • Display: 5.2-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (424ppi)
  • Display Protection: Scratch-Resistant Glass


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, dual-LED Flash, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, Geo-tagging, HDR, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 16 GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Miracast
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes (with RDS)
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2610 mAh Li-Ion Battery (Non-removable)
  • Standby time: up to 576 hours
  • Talktime: up to 17 hours
  • Fast Charging: Yes, charges to 50% in 51 minutes (Quick Charge 2.0)
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article BlackBerry DTEK50 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: July 15th, 2019
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