As expected, BlackBerry India has now officially introduced the BlackBerry KEYone smartphone in India. The BlackBerry KEYone is another attempt front the company with touch and keyboard based phones. The BlackBerry KEYone is similar to the BlackBerry passport but with Android OS on board.
The BlackBerry KEYone is a unique device as it brings design inspired from the Blackberry Passport which also had physical QWERTY keypad and touchscreen both. The BlackBerry KEYone comes with 4.5-inch full HD (1620x1080p) display with an aspect ratio of 3:2 . It has got 3GB of RAM which is good enough. Other specifications include 32GB of internal storage with micro SD card support. It has got 2.0GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. In terms og photography, it has got a 12MP camera with Sony IMX378 sensor which is also the same used in Google Pixel. On the front, it has an 8MP snapper.
- 4.5-inch fun HD (1620 x 1080 pixels) display with 434 PPI, 3:2 aspect ratio
- Scratch-resistant Gorilla glass protection
- 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 chipset
- 3GB/4GB(India only) RAM
- 32GB/64GB(Indian variant) of internal storage with microSD card slot
- 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX378 sensor, 1.55μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 4K video support
- 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture
- 4-row Physical QWERTY backlit keyboard with capacitive touch
- Fingerprint scanner
- Android Nougat 7.1
- Dimensions: 149.3 x 72.5 x 9.4mm
- Weight: 180g
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi,Bluetooth 4.2,NFC, USB Type-C(3.1)
- 3505mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Price & release date:
The Blackberry KEYone comes in Limited Edition Black colour. It is priced in India at Rs.39990. It will be available for purchase exclusively from Amazon India starting 8th August.