The BlackBerry Aurora is the first Blackberry smartphone developed in Indonesia and is also claimed to be the first BlackBerry smartphone with dual-SIM functionality. The smartphone has already been made available since March 3 through pre-orders and will remain available till March 12 with local retailers at IDR 3,499,000 (roughly Rs. 17,400). Notably, TCL holds the right to manufacture and sell BlackBerry smartphones in most of the world barring select countries in Asia. In India for example, Opteimus Infracom has the licence to manufacture and sell BlackBerry smartphones. The smartphone has been made available in Black, Silver, and Gold colour variants.
The dual-SIM (Micro-SIM) based BlackBerry Aurora runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box and sports a 5.5-inch (720×1280 pixels) display. The BlackBerry Aurora is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM. In terms of optics, the BlackBerry Aurora packs a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel camera at front for taking selfies.