Big, beautiful photos of the BlackBerry Motion

The BlackBerry Motion.

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The BlackBerry Motion.
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Chinese electronics giant TCL announced that there’s a new BlackBerry flagship smartphone on the way, the “BlackBerry Motion,” and this time it won’t include one of its signature physical keyboards.

The BlackBerry Motion follows the Priv and the BlackBerry KeyOne: It runs a mostly stock version of Android (based on version 7.1 Nougat), and features relatively high-end specs, like the 1080p display and 4GB of RAM.

Most of all, however, the phone is IP67 rated, which means it has a good level of water and dust resistance, and also has a gigantic, almost tablet-size 4000mAh battery, which might make the BlackBerry Motion last much longer than the typical smartphone.

Here it is, in all of its BlackBerry glory:


The BlackBerry Motion features a 5.5-inch, 1080p screen at the front, which prompted BlackBerry to eliminate its signature physical keyboard altogether.

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The keyboard was present on both the Priv and the BlackBerry KeyOne, but the only thing that populates the BlackBerry Motion’s front, other than the display, is a BlackBerry-branded fingerprint reader.

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Here is the BlackBerry Motion compared to the BlackBerry KeyOne: It’s a little bigger, but it accommodates a much larger display.

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TCL first teased the phone on Twitter (from the BlackBerry Mobile account), where it showed a shot of the phone in the shadows, alluding to the absence of a physical keyboard.

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Here is the phone’s rather simplistic back: There’s just a single, 12MP camera and the BlackBerry’s logo. The back’s texture resembles carbon fibre.

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Here is a shot of the device in the wild, published on Twitter by TCL’s BlackBerry Mobile account itself.

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The Motion will first launch in the Middle East, but TCL is planning for a global launch in the next months.

The BlackBerry Motion.

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The BlackBerry Motion.
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