BlackBerry Aurora (2017) review
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
- 178 g
- 152 x 76.8 x 8.55 mm
- SIM type
- Micro SIM
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.
- Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
- Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
- Adreno 308
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.
- 5.5 inches
- 720 x 1280 px
The smartphone's memory (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.
- 4 GB
- Internal storage
- 32 GB
- External storage
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
- Dual LED
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.
- 900 / 1800
- Mobile network
- 2G / 3G / 4G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- v4.0, A2DP
- FM radio
- microUSB 2.0
- 3.5 mm jack
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.
- Li-Ion 3000 mAh
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.
- Dual SIM
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.
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