It’s not a secret that even though they’re not between the world’s top manufacturers, BlackBerry’s devices have always been preferred by those who are looking for a secure device. And by secure, we mean phones which can be intercepted that easy, so even the US Government is trusting the Canadian manufacturer’s handsets.
Now that’s a team!
With this background, it wasn’t a surprise when we hear that after a collaboration with Samsung and IBM, the BlackBerry SecuTablet was born, featuring the Secusmart encryption technology, owned by BB, according to a report from Reuters.
The tablet is based on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5, so the specs are no longer a secret: a 10.5″ Super AMOLED display, with a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, powered by an Exynos 5420 chipset, with a 1.9 GHz octa-core CPU and 3 GB of RAM, alongside 32 gigs of storage. The cameras were also kept, even though the SecuTablet is aimed at individuals who only need a front-facing module, but hey, an extra 8 MP rear-mounted camera is always good!
As for the tablet’s special feature, Secusmart, it’s used for preventing people spying anybody who is using the device. Dr. Hans-Cristoph Quelle, CEO of Secusmart GMBH declared for the above mentioned source that “security is integrated in every part of BlackBerry’s portfolio, which includes voice and data encryption solutions.” Basically, this allows users to separate their work and personal apps, without any problems at all.
Not for everybody
It’s obvious that this tablet will not be available for everybody, but even if it was, the $2380 price tag would’ve kept a lot of potential buyers away. Still, presuming that this tablet will be present in any retailer’s offer, how many of you would you buy the SecuTablet? Any specific reason?