BlackBerry KEYone with 4.5″ Display, 3GB RAM, QWERTY Keyboard Launched

BlackBerry KEYone is the new physical keyboard smartphone from BlackBerry launched at $ 549. It is the successor of BlackBerry’s first Android smartphone Priv, which was launched in October 2015. In terms of design, it features an aluminum frame with the soft textured back to provide better gripping. It also features a fingerprint scanner built into the spacebar. BlackBerry KEYoneIt has a 4.5″ IPS LCD display and powered by Snapdragon 625 processor with 3GB of RAM. KeyOne runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box with Unique BlackBerry security software. The rear camera has a 12MP Sony IMX378 sensor with Dual-tone LED flash and capable of shooting 4K videos at 30fps. At the front, 8MP selfie shooter made up of 84˚ Wide-angle Lens and can shoot full HD videos at 30fps. The 3505mAh battery is powered by Quick charge 3.0 provides 50% charge in 36 minutes.

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BlackBerry KEYone Highlights
  • DTEK Security Suite
  • Shortcut Keys
  • Touch Navigation (Just Like Trackpad)
  • DTEK Security Monitoring App
  • Monthly Security Updates
  • Flick Typing with Predictive Text
  • FIPS 140-2 Full Disk Encryption
  • Android For Work and Google Play for Work
  • BlackBerry Applications

KEYone is offered in Black color and priced at $ 549. It will become available globally by April 2017. You can also register here to know when the device is ready for pre-order.

BlackBerry KEYone Specifications
  • 4.5″ IPS Scratch-Resistant Display, 1620×1080 Pixels, 433ppi
  • Metal Frame, Fingerprint Scanner
  • Touch Sensitive QWERTY Keyboard
  • Keys – Convenience Key, Volume Up/Down, Lock
  • 2.0GHz Snapdragon 625 Processor, Octa-core
  • 3GB RAM, Adreno 506 GPU
  • 32GB Storage, Expandable Memory up to 2TB
  • Android 7.1 Nougat with BlackBerry Security
  • 12MP Rear Camera, f/2.0, Dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, 4X Digital Zoom
  • 8MP Front Camera, f/2.2, 84˚ Wide-angle Lens, Screen Flash
  • Video Recording – 4K @ 30fps, 1080p @ 30fps (Front and Rear)
  • 3505mAh Battery, Quick Charge 3.0
  • Single SIM, 4G VoLTE, TDD Band 40
  • Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, NFC
  • FM Radio, White LED Indicator
  • USB Type-C 3.1, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Hall
  • Dimensions –  149.3 x 72.5 x 9.4mm
  • Weight – 180g
  • Color – Black
  • Price – $ 549

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