BlackBerry Motion Goes All-Touchscreen


For past few months, we have been hearing a rumor that BlackBerry’s next phone will be all touchscreen thus ditching the hardware keyboard. Now at this year’s GITEX Technology Week in Dubai, UAE, BlackBerry officially announced the BlackBerry Motion, a new mid-range smartphone. TCL and Blackberry, are bringing the device to selective markets like UAE and Saudi Arabia for now. Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry Mobile said to the press :

While the initial launch of our newest BlackBerry smartphone will be limited, this is an exciting addition to our growing BlackBerry smartphone portfolio, setting a strong foundation for further portfolio and market growth in the years to come.

Let’s take a look at the specification –

  • 5.5-inch Full HD Display.
  • Snapdragon Processor ( most probably 6XX series ).
  • 4 GB RAM.
  • 4000 mAh Battery.
  • Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0.
  • IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.


This new device will cost around $460. However, currently selling in the UAE for Dh1,699 and in Saudi Arabia for 1,699 Riyal