BlackBerry DTEK50 Gets Better With August Security Update

BlackBerry DTEK50
Source: BlackBerry

BlackBerry has rolled out August security patch for the BlackBerry DTEK50 smartphone. With software build number AAN493, the latest update brings in all the required security bug fixes including enhancements. After the installation of the update, the BlackBerry DTEK50 handset will work smoothly.

According to BlackBerry, it is essential to install the update since the improves the security of your handset. The update is being rolled out over the air. Hence, it will take few days for the update to hit your BlackBerry DTEK50.

If the update is available, a message notification will be displayed. It is required to proceed as per the instructions. Alternatively, you can also verify the presence of the update manually by navigating to the Settings menu. Before proceeding to install the update, it is absolutely essential for you to charge the handset up to 90 percent and establish connectivity with Wi-Fi.

The size of the update will be comparatively less because the software bits are part of the normal security update. If you have access to 4G connectivity with minimum 1GB data per day, the update can be easily installed over mobile data.

On the specifications front, the BlackBerry DTEK50 features a 5.2-inch IPS FHD display, Snapdragon 617 processor, Adreno 405 graphics, 3GB RAM, 16GB expandable internal storage loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

While the rear camera is equipped with a 13MP sensor, the front-facing camera bears an 8MP sensor. A 2610mAh battery with fast charging support helps the phone to charge up to 50% in 51 minutes.

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