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BlackBerry to launch 2 mid-range Android smart phones this year

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After launching high-end Android smartphone Priv, BlackBerry is focusing on the mid-range segment this year.

The Canadian smart phone manufacturer will be launching two new mid-range Android smart phones this year, the company CEO John Chen in a meeting said, however, he did not reveal the definite time period of launch.

Speaking to the National website, Chen added that out of the two smartphones, one will be full touchscreen while the other one will featuring a physical Qwerty keyboard. He also said the prices of the two smartphones will be around $300-400.

Chen also said that the Android-based Priv smartphone “was too high-end a product” for enterprise customers. Fo the reason, the company has slashed the price of the handset earlier this week.

The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based BlackBerry Priv features a 5.4-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) Amoled display; Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor (1.8GHz dual-core Cortex-A57, and 1.44GHz quad-core Cortex-A53). It comes with 3GB of RAM; 32GB of expandable storage; 18-megapixel rear camera; 2-megapixel front-camera and 3410mAh battery.

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Nepali worker dies in Malaysia





DARCHULA –Tara Singh Dhami, 35, of Malikarjun Rural Municipality-3 has died in Malaysia.

Dhami was found dead near a hotel at 4 am on Thursday, Dhami’s family source said. He had gone to Malaysia three years back for foreign employment.

Dhami’s uncle Dharam Singh Dhami said how and in what circumstances Tara died is yet to known.

Tara was the only bread-winner in the family and his death has left the family devastated. Dhami is survived by two sons of 8 and 4 years and a three-year-old daughter.

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