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BlackBerry Athena Spec & Price in South Africa

BlackBerry Athena price and specifications and review in South Africa.

BlackBerry Athena as a phablet features a 4.5 inches display which affords you a vivid and different visual experience. With dual cameras, 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.3″, 1.28µm, dual pixel PDAF) + 12 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm, PDAF), dual-LED dual-tone flash, you can enjoy images with 1080 x 1620 pixels ratio high resolution.

It comes with most of the features we’ve come to expect from a phablet, including 6GBRAM, 64ROM storage equipped with Octa-core (Quad-core 2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & Quad-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260) CPU, and a 4000 mAh big capacity battery that you can play games faster.

BlackBerry Athena Specifications

Network 

Technology: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 Dual SIM

Body

  • Dimensions: 157.69 x 75.41 x 8.68 mm
  • Weight: 168 grams
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Build: Aluminum frame, plastic back
  • Color: Black and Silver

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touch screen 16 million colors
  • Size: 6.2 inches
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1620 pixels, ratio
  • PPI: 434 pixels density
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Platform

  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM660 Snapdragon 660
  • CPU: Octa-core (Quad-core 2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & Quad-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
  • GPU: Adreno 512

Memory

  • Card Slot: microSD, up to 512 GB
  • Internal: 6GBRAM, 64ROM
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo

Main Camera

  • Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.3″, 1.28µm, dual pixel PDAF) + 12 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm, PDAF), dual-LED dual-tone flash
  • Features: Autofocus, Voice Capture, Face Beauty, HDR, Smile detection, Face Detection, Touch focus, Sensor, Auto HDR
  • Video: 2160p, 1440p, 1080p30fps

Selfie Camera 

  • Single: 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p
  • Video: 2160p, 1440p, 1080p30fps

Sound 

  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

Comms

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • Radio: FM radio
  • USB: micro-USB 2.0

Features

  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Li-Po 3360 mAh, Non-Removable
  • Charging: Up to 20 Hours

BlackBerry Athena Price

Nokia 2.3 price in South Africa starts at around R 7,700.

BlackBerry Athena Product Review and Features

Basic Info
Type Smartphone
Brand Blackberry
Model Athena
Status Available
Release Date 2018 June
Body
Dimensions 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm
Weight 168 grams
Color black and Silver
Body Metrial Aluminum frame, plastic back
SIMs Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Water Proof No
Display
Screen Size 4.5 inches (55.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Type IPS LCD Capacitive touch screen 16 million colors
Resolutions 1080 x 1620 pixels
PPI 434 PPI pixel density 433 PPI density
Multi touch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Networks
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 Dual SIM
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 / 1700
4G LLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – EU, Africa, AU (BBF100-1)

LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) – Canada, US, LATAM (BBF100-2)

LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – ME, APAC, India (BBF100-6)

LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – China (BBF100-4)

5G No
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
EDGE Yes
GPRS Yes
Camera
Rear Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.3″, 1.28µm, dual pixel PDAF) + 12 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm, PDAF), dual-LED dual-tone flash
Features Autofocus, Voice Capture, Face Beauty, HDR, Smile detection, Face Detection, Touch focus, Sensor, Auto HDR
Videos 2160p, 1440p, 1080p30fps
Front 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p
Hardwere
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm MSM660 Snapdragon 660
CPU Octa-core (Quad core 2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & Quad core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
GPU Adreno 512
RAM 6GB
Storage 64GB
Card Slot Micro SD Card Up to 256 GB
Battery
Type Li-lon battery
Capacity 3360 mAh
Removable Non-Removable
Talk Time Up to 20 Hours
Stand By Up to 290 Hours
Wireless Charging No
Fast charging Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0
Commons
Sound 3.5mm audio jack, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Sensors Fingerprint (Front Mounted), accelerometer, gryo, proximity, compass
BlueTooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS
USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes