BlackBerry recently announced that it wouldn’t be developing its own hardware, but that isn’t going to stop the company from partnering with other OEMs to release new devices. Earlier this year the company worked with TCL to create the DTEK50, and now it’s doing it again with the DTEK60.

While the phone has yet to be announced, it recently popped up on B&H Photo for pre-order. While the listing has since been taken down, Android Police grabbed a screenshot of it which confirms all of the device’s specifications and the price tag.

At $499 unlocked, the DTEK60 is a surprisingly good value with similar hardware to the Alcatel IDOL 4S, but based on a high-end TCL offering which has also yet to be announced. The device packs a 5.5-inch QuadHD AMOLED display, Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage with a microSD slot, and a 3,000 mAh battery with quick charging.

There’s also a 21MP rear camera and 8MP front facing shooter with front facing speakers on the top and bottom of the device. On the back you’ll also find a fingerprint sensor and for charging, there’s USB C. Not bad at all for the price tag.

As mentioned, the pre-order page has since been taken down, but odds are BlackBerry’s official announcement is only a few weeks away, if not sooner. For now we’ll just have to stay tuned…


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