BlackBerry Motion

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BlackBerry Motion
Codename Krypton
Brand BlackBerry Mobile
Manufacturer TCL Corporation
First released October 22, 2017; 13 months ago (2017-10-22) (Middle East)
Type Smartphone
Form factor Slate
Dimensions H 155.7 mm (6.13 in)
W 75.4 mm (2.97 in)
D 8.1 mm (0.32 in)
Operating system Original: Android 7.1 "Nougat" Current: Android 8.1 "Oreo"
System on chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz
GPU Adreno 506
Memory 4 GB
Storage 32 GB
Removable storage Up to 256 GB microSDXC
Battery 4000 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Data inputs Multi-touch touchscreen
Rear camera 12 MP with f/2.0 aperture, HDR, phase detection autofocus, EIS
Front camera 8 MP, 1080p video capture

The BlackBerry Motion is an Android smartphone manufactured by TCL Corporation under the brand name of BlackBerry Mobile. It was launched on 9 October 2017 in Dubai at the Gitex Technology Week, and first went on sale in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia on 22 October 2017.[1][2]



The BlackBerry Motion is a mid-range phone. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, backed by 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB flash memory. It has a 12 MP rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture, capable of recording 4K video. The front camera is an 8 MP sensor capable of recording 1080p video.

The Motion sports a 5.5-inch display with a Full HD (1080p) resolution.It has a large 4,000 mAh battery with Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0. Additional features include IP67 water and dust resistance, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB-C charging and data transfer port, and a front-mounted fingerprint reader.


BlackBerry Motion originally shipped with Android 7.1 Nougat.[3]

However, during August 2018, Blackberry started to roll out Android 8.1 Oreo updates.[4]


  1. ^ McKay, Tom. "The New BlackBerry Motion Ditches the Keyboard". Gizmodo. Retrieved 2017-10-16.
  2. ^ "The new BlackBerry Motion from TCL is all touchscreen, no keyboard". The Verge. Retrieved 2017-10-16.
  3. ^ "BlackBerry Motion Specifications". GSMArena. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  4. ^ "BlackBerry Motion Oreo update now available in North America". 2018-08-16. Retrieved 2018-09-24.

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