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BlackBerry has released a new smartphone BlackBerry Leap in India at a price of 21,490 INR, which is about $335.

BlackBerry Leap offers 5-inch display with HD resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels, dual-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz, accompanied by 2 GB of (RAM) memory and 16 GB of built-in, which can be increased up to 128 GB through microSD card.

The device comes with the operating system BlackBerry OS 10.3.1. Other specifications of the smartphone include a 2800 mAh battery, front 2-megapixel camera and 8-megapixel rear sensor that can capture Full HD video with 1080p resolution.

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Full Specs:

Design

Size

  • Height 144 mm / 5.67 in
  • Width 72.8 mm / 2.87 in
  • Depth 9.5 mm / 0.37 in

Weight

  • 170 g / 6.0 oz

Navigation

  • All-touch screen, with intuitive gesture based navigation

Keyboard

  • On screen BlackBerry® Keyboard (portrait/landscape), featuring contextual auto-correction, next-word prediction and a personalized learning engine that gets to know the way you type

Dedicated keys

  • Volume Up/Down, Mute, Lock (for Power On/Off)

Display

Resolution

  • 294 PPI
  • 1280 x 720 resolution
  • 24-bit colour depth

Screen size

  • 5″ diagonal
  • 16:9 aspect ratio

OS & desktop software

Operating system

  • BlackBerry 10 OS

Desktop software

  • BlackBerry® Blend™ software to bring the power of your BlackBerry smartphone to your computer and tablet
  • BlackBerry® Link software for your computer to enable synchronization of data and media

Performance

Processor

  • Qualcomm MSM 8960 1.5 GHz

Memory

  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB Flash

Expandable memory

  • Expandable memory via hot swappable microSD memory card (Up to 128 GB)

USB ports

  • Micro USB 2.0 high speed port—allows charging and data synchronization of the device with a USB cable

Power

Battery

  • 2800 mAH (minimum) non-removable Lithium Ion battery

Battery life1

  • Up to 25 hours mixed use1
  • Up to 12 hours GSM talk time
  • Up to 15 days GSM standby time
  • Up to 17 hours UMTS talk time
  • Up to 16.5 days UMTS standby time
  • Up to 80 hours audio playback
  • Up to 9.5 hours video playback

Camera & video

Rear camera

  • 8 megapixel auto-focus camera
  • Flash, continuous and touch to focus
  • Video image stabilization
  • 5x digital zoom
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • 2DOF video stabilization

Front camera

  • 2 megapixel fixed-focus camera
  • 720p HD video recording
  • 3x digital zoom

Multimedia

Image formats

  • BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, SGI, SVG, TSG, TIF, WBMP

Audio & video formats

  • AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, M4A, MKA, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA, 3GP, 3GP2, ASF, AVI, F4V, M4V, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG4, WMV

Audio & video encoding/decoding

  • H.264, MPEG-3, H.263, AAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WMA 9/10, VC-1, VP6, PCM, LPCM, MPEG-2, FLAC, GSM, Vorbis, QCELP, MJPEG

Apps

Pre-loaded apps

  • Multimedia: Music, Videos, Pictures, Camera, Picture Editor, Story Maker
  • Productivity: BlackBerry Hub (Email and Social Messaging), BlackBerry Assistant, Universal Search, Calendar, Contacts, Browser, Text Messaging, Clock, Calculator, Documents To Go™, File Manager, Adobe® Reader, BlackBerry® Remember (memos/tasks), Box™, Dropbox™, Evernote®
  • Other: Amazon Appstore, Phone, BBM®(Video and Voice), BlackBerry® World®, Facebook®2, Twitter®2, LinkedIn®2, foursquare®, YouTube®, Weather, Maps/Navigation, Setup, Help, Tutorials

Security

  • Password protection, screen lock, and sleep mode

Alerts & notifications

  • Tone
  • Vibrate
  • On-screen or multi-color LED indicator
  • (Notification options are user configurable)

Voice input/output

  • Dual microphone for noise cancellation (receiver)
  • Hands-free headset capable
  • Bluetooth® headset capable
  • Integrated hands-free speakerphone

Network & connectivity

Network bands

  • North America
  • FD-LTE: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 13, 17 (2100/1900/AWS/850/2600/700 MHz)
  • HSPA+ 1, 2, 4, 5/6 (2100/1900/AWS/850 MHz)
  • Dual Carrier 42 HSPA support
  • Quad Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 2, 3, 5, 8 (1900,1800,850,900 MHz)
  • Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific
  • FD-LTE: 1, 3, 7, 8, 20 (2100/1800/2600/900/800 MHz)
  • HSPA+ 1, 2, 5/6, 8 (2100/1900/850/900 MHz)
  • Dual Carrier 42 HSPA support
  • Quad Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 2, 3, 5, 8 (1900,1800,850,900 MHz)

Wi-Fi®

  • 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  • 4G Mobile Hotspot
  • Video out via Wi-Fi Display / Miracast

FM Radio

  • FM Radio receive (headset as antenna)

Bluetooth®

  • Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (LE) and EDR

GPS

  • Assisted, Autonomous and Simultaneous GPS
  • Preloaded with BlackBerry® Maps application
  • Support for User Plane and Control Plane GPS

Sensors

  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient light

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