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BlackBerry Aurora (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
4 GB / 32 GB
5.5 inches 720 x 1280 px

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the BlackBerry Aurora (AURORA). The list of the competitors most often compared to the BlackBerry Aurora smartphone.

The BlackBerry Aurora (AURORA) smartphone released in 2017. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The BlackBerry Aurora runs on Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. It features a 5.5 inches AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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BlackBerry Aurora (AURORA) specifications

Brand
BlackBerry
Name
Aurora
Type
AURORA
Launch
2017

Body

Weight
178 g
Dimensions
152 x 76.8 x 8.55 mm
Colors
black
gold
gray
SIM type
Micro SIM

System

The BlackBerry Aurora runs on Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but the Aurora's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
CPU
Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Adreno 308

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
AMOLED
Size
5.5 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
4 GB
Internal storage
32 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the BlackBerry Aurora is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
8 MP
Rear camera
13 MP
4160 x 3120 px
autofocus
Flash
Dual LED

Connectivity

Aurora is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This BlackBerry smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
900 / 1800
Mobile network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS
NFC
no
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 3000 mAh

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Aurora has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
hall
light
proximity
Specials
Dual SIM

Links

Official site
http://www.blackberry.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the BlackBerry Aurora, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

BlackBerry Aurora (AURORA) pictures

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BlackBerry Aurora's (AURORA) comparisons

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