BlackBerry Motion launching in Canada on November 10

BlackBerry Motion

A new BlackBerry handset is coming to Canada soon.

The all-touch TCL-made BlackBerry Motion will be available at Bell, Telus, Koodo and SaskTel on November 10th.

The Motion is TCL’s second BlackBerry-branded smartphone to come to Canada and features a 5.5-inch scratch resistant display. Notably, it is the first BlackBerry to have an IP67 water and dust resistance rating.

The Motion also features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chip, 4GB RAM, 4,000mAh battery with QuickCharge 3.0 support (USB-C), 12-megapixel camera with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

The device runs Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box, with the company promising an upgrade to Oreo in the future.

  • Bell Pricing: $ 99 CAD on a 2- year premium plan; $ 599.00 CAD outright
  • TELUS Pricing: $ 100 CAD on a 2-year premium plan; $ 605.00 CAD outright
  • Koodo Pricing: $ 100 CAD on a Tab Large plan; $ 605.00 CAD outright
  • SaskTel Pricing:$ 99 CAD on a 2-year premium plan; $ 599.99 CAD outright.

“Once again TCL Communication has delivered on their promise, to produce a true BlackBerry device that will meet and exceed expectations,” said Alex Thurber, SVP and GM of Mobility Solutions at BlackBerry, in a statement.

“We’re confident that customers, who are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of security and productivity on their smartphones, are going to enjoy the new BlackBerry Motion.”

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