BlackBerry Leap Advantages, Disadvantages, Price & Specifications


BlackBerry launched a new mid range smart phone Leap which comes with latest BlackBerry OS, v10.3.1 and Dual-core processor. The best price of BlackBerry Leap will be around Rs. 18,200/- in India and $303 in USA. It is expected to be released on April, 2015. If you are planning to buy BlackBerry Leap you must be aware of its advantages, disadvantages, price and specifications.

Price: Rs.18,200(India), $303(USA)

Advantages of BlackBerry Leap:

  • BlackBerry Leap comes with Latest BlackBerry OS, v10.3.1
  • It presents 5.0 inch display with Capacitive touchscreen and Multiple touch feature with Adreno 305.
  • It is mechanized with Dual-core 1.5 GHz krait processor and loaded by Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus chipset.
  • It is packed with 2 GB RAM which never makes your smartphone hang unnecessarily
  • It has sharp video recording of 1080p to record HD videos.
  • Provides inbuilt memory storage of 16 GB and expandable memory support via microSD, upto 128 GB
  • 8 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera with some additional features like autofocus, LED flash.
  • It is preloaded with many apps like Messaging apps, Browsing apps, Photo/video editor, Document viewer, BlackBerry maps, Organizer.
  • It is packed with supportive encryption to protect privacy items and with built-in malware protection.
  • Connectives like bluetooth, Wifi, GPS, 3G, 4G and USB supports here.
  • Long-lasting battery power even with excess usage.
  • Supports sensors like Accelerometer and proximity.
  • Build quality is good.

Disadvantages of BlackBerry Leap:

  • It is bit heavy to carry.
  • Available in only black color variant.
  • Front facing camera is poor for its price.
  • Camera features need to be improved.
  • It has an average ppi pixel density.
  • It is a Non-removable Battery Device.
  • This is not a Dual-SIM supporting mobile.
  • Design is not attractive.

Last price update: 2017-03-19 22:43:49

General Features

Brand: BlackBerry

Model Name: Leap

SIM Type: Single-SIM

Operating System: BlackBerry OS,v10.3.1

Processor: Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus

Colors: Black

Accessories in Box: --


Touch Screen: Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size: 5.0 inches(~294 ppi pixel density)

Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels

Other Display Features: Multitouch


Dimensions: 144 x 72.8 x 9.5 mm

Weight: 170 g (6.00 oz)

Camera Features

Rear Camera: 8 MP

Front Camera: 2 MP

Video Recording: 1080p@30fps

Other Camera Features: Autofocus, LED Flash

Battery Capacity

Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery

Talk Time: --

Standby Time: --

Memory & Storage

Internal: 16 GB

Expandable Memory: microSD, up to 128 GB





3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - North America, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Global

4G: LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 13, 17) - North America, LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20) - Global

Wifi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot

USB Connectivity: microUSB v2.0

Bluetooth: v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE

NFC: --

GPS: Yes, with A-GPS

Other Features

FM: Yes

Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light

Additional Features & Apps: 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, Amazon Appstore, Phone, BBM®(Video and Voice), BlackBerry World, Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , foursquare, YouTube®, Weather, Maps/Navigation, Setup, Help, Tutorials


USA: $303

India: Rs.18,200

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The features of BlackBerry are average. Now a days blackberry has lost its market, many people are moving towards Android or Iphone. So think twice before buying this latest Blackberry outcome.

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