As reported yesterday, Blackberry KEY2 is now official and comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard, which is very rare in the current generation of smartphones. The physical QWERTY keyboard is one thing which sets Blackberry apart from the competition, and there are a bunch of folks who still love to use this QWERTY keyboard.
Coming to the specs, The Blackberry KEY2 sports a 4.5-inch (1620*1080) IPS LCD 3:2 aspect ratio display with corning gorilla glass 3 protection. It is powered by an Octacore Snapdragon 660 processor clocked at 1.8GHz, Adreno 610 GPU. It will come with 6GB RAM and 64/128GB onboard storage and MicroSD card support up to 256GB. The device is backed by a 3500mAh battery with Quick charge 3.0 support. KEY2 is running on Android 8.1 Oreo. In the optics department, the Blackberry KEY2 features a 12MP+12MP rear dual camera setup, the primary 12MP camera comes with f/1.8 aperture, 1.28µm pixel size, Dual PDAF and the 12 MP secondary camera comes with 1.0µm pixel size, a f/2.6 aperture with PDAF, dual-tone LED flash. It also features an 8MP front-facing screen flash. The Fingerprint sensor is located at the front as the spacebar, as the device comes, physical QWERTY keyboard, below the display. Other features include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS, A-GPS, magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor.
Blackberry Key2 Specs
- 4.5-inch (1620*1080) IPS LCD 3:2 aspect ratio display, corning gorilla glass 3 protection
- 1.8GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, Adreno 610 GPU
- 6GB RAM
- 64(US)/128GB(Global) internal storage, microSD card support up to 256GB
- 12MP+12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/1.8 aperture
- 8MP front-facing camera with a screen flash
- Android 8.1 Oreo
- 3500mAh built-in battery, Quick charge 3.0 support
- Front Fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Thickness: 8.5mm, Weight:
- Dual SIM, 4G LTE, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS, A-GPS, magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor
Pricing and Availability
It will cost $649 for the 64GB variant in the U.S and $829 in Canada, which is approximately INR 43,419. Would you be interested in buying this physical QWERTY Keyboard KEY2 from Blackberry? Drop a comment and let us know, follow us on Twitter for more news and updates.