31 Jan '17, 9pm

This BlackBerry Android phone is optimised for business - The Straits Times

There is a new BlackBerry phone selling at local telcos. But the DTEK60, with its wholly forgettable moniker, is not actually made by the former mobile phone giant. Instead, the DTEK60 is produced by TCL Communication Technology Holdings under licence from BlackBerry. The Chinese manufacturer also makes phones under the Alcatel brand. What makes the DTEK60, which runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, a BlackBerry phone is the host of preloaded security and productivity software. Business users who appreciate these features would be gladdened by the fact that the DTEK60 has the latest January 2017 Android security patch. In contrast, the just- launched Samsung Galaxy A7 is a month behind with the December 2016 security patch. Additional security is provided by the DTEK app, which checks whether the phone has been configured securely, and a password manager. BlackBerry fans may appr...

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