Silent Circle has launched its Blackphone 2 smartphone. It was announced back at MWC 2015 and comes installed with Security Center for easy management of Security and Privacy settings. The phone is available in North America for US$799 that converts to Rs. 53,070 approximately.
Blackphone 2 Specifications
The smartphone sports a MG-AL alloy internal frame with premium plastic mid-frame and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and back. It has measurements of 152.4 x 76.4 x 7.9 mm and weighs 165 Grams.
The Blackphone 2 Specs include 5.5-Inch IPS OGS display that has 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and supports 10-point multi-touch. It is powered by 1.7GHz Octa Core 64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (ARM Cortex A53 – 4×1.7GHz + 4×1.0GHz) processor with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 3GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32GB of internal storage space, further expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card.
Cell Phone comes pre-installed with Android Lollipop based Silent OS. It has Silent Phone – Silent Circle’s private communication application that provides additional security / encryption on voice calls, Messages, multimedia etc. Google’s Android for work program is also supported.
The Blackphone 2 features Dual Micro SIM Slots that support 4G-LTE bands and is powered by 3060 mAh Li-Po battery that supports Quick Charge 2.0 technology. It has 5MP fixed focus camera on the front and a 13MP main camera on the back with 1/3.6-Inch Sensor, BSI Sensor, Auto Focus and Dual LED Flash.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V4.0 LE, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS / GLONASS, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc. It also includes Light, Proximity, Gyro Sensors bundled inside.