Blackberry Key2 launch in USA : Fighting for survival

Blackberry Key2

Blackberry has launched Key2 with qwerty and most intelligent key board ever. It has mere 4.5 inch screen courtesy keyboard and comes with Android. Blackberry key2 offers thinner and lighter design with series 7 aluminum alloy frame durability and non-slip texture diamond back grip.Key2 price in US is $649 and Rs. 42,990 in India.

Blackberry key2
Blackberry key2

Key Features and USP Blackberry Key2

  1. 100% Android based on Android Oreo
  2. Impact Resistant corning gorilla glass
  3. First dual rear camera phone by blackberry
  4. 4.5 inch display with qwerty keypad
  5. 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM
  6. 2.2 GHz octa core processor
  7. Qualcomm snapdragon 660 SoC mobile platform
  8. 3500 mAh battery with 18w fast charger

Review and Analysis Blackberry Key2

Blackberry is back in business with key2. Blackberry has suffered most post arrival of Android and resisted for long but finally surrendered and one of key feature of key2 is 100% android.It comes with Android oreo.

Blackberry key2 comes with most advance key board in mobile ever with multi key functions like hold the Speed KEY + F which opens Facebook or Speed + A which can open Amazon  or Speed Key + S which opens Snapchat.

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Key2 is 4.5 inch screen phone with qwerty keypad. It comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage. Blackberry key2 sports 2.2 GHz octa-core processor with qualcomm snapdragon 660 SoC mobile platform.

Full Features and specifications Blackberry key2

Blackberry Key2
Blackberry Key2

Screen Size :  4.5 inch with qwerty keypad in 3:2 aspect ratio

Screen Resolution : 1620 x 1080pixels IPS LCD

Display Type : Corning gorilla glass

Physical Dimensions : 151.4*71.8*8.5mm and 433 ppi

Weight : 165 gms


ROM : 64GB

Memory expandable : up to 256Gb with microSD card

Operating System : Android Oreo 8.1

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Processor : 2.2 GHz octa-core processor

Chipset : Qualcomm snapdragon 660 mobile platform

Rear Camera : 12MP+12MP dual rear camera with dual tone led flash, HDR, 4K video recording at 30 fps, Scan, Private Capture 12MP Fov 79.3 degree, Large Pixel – 1.28um, F1.8, Dual Phase Detect Auto Focus (Dual PDAF) 12MP Fov 50 degree, Pixel-1.0um,  F2.6, Phase Detect Auto Focus (PDAF)

Selfie Camera : 8MP front camera with selfie LCD flash

Sim Slot : Dual sim

Network : FDD-LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32 (2100/1900/1800/1700/850/2600/900/700/700/700/850/800/850/700/1500),  TD-LTE 38, 39, 40, 41 (2600/1900/2300/2500), HSPA+ 1, 2, 4, 5/6, 8 (2100/1900/1700/850/900 MHz), Quad band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
3GPP release version: 2G: Rel8,  3G: Rel9, LTE: Rel11, Dual SIM mechanism: DSDS and both SIM can be standby on 4g

Connectivity : Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz, 802.11 a/n 5GHz, 802.11 ac 5GHz, 4G Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, FM radio, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy (LE), NFC

Sensors :Fingerprint (spacebar), Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Hall Effect

Navigation and Positioning : Autonomous and Simultaneous GPS, GLONAS, Beidou, Galileo, OTDOA
Pre-loaded with Google Maps

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Pre-loaded Apps of Blackberry Key2

Blackberry Apps : BlackBerry Keyboard, BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Hub+ Service, Calendar by BlackBerry Contacts by BlackBerry, Notes by BlackBerry, Tasks by BlackBerry, BBM, DTEK  by BlackBerry, BlackBerry Device Search, BlackBerry Launcher, BlackBerry Password Keeper, BlackBerry Power Center, BlackBerry Productivity Tab, BlackBerry Notable, BlackBerry Privacy Shade

Android Apps : Google Chrome, Gmail, Google, Google Maps, YouTube, Google Play Store, Google Drive, Play Music, Play Movies, Duo, Phones, Play services & Core services, Google TTS, Android WebView, Widevine DRM, Google Talkback, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Translate, Messages, News & Weather , Wallpaper

Battery : 3500mAh with 18w fast charging

Price in India : 42,990


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