BlackBerry has announced its first 2018 smartphone, the Blackberry Key2. This is the successor to BlackBerry Keyone.
The BlackBerry Key 2 retains much of the Keyone’s design though the company did make the physical QWERTY keyboard a little bigger. There are dual cameras too which is a first for BlackBerry. Under the hood, it is powered by a Snapdragon 660 chipset paired with 6GB RAM.
BlackBerry Key2 specs:
- Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor
- Adreno 512 graphics
- 6GB RAM
- 64/128GB internal storage expandable via microSD up to 256GB
- 4.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display (1080 x 1620 pixels) 3:2 aspect ratio.
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- 12 MP (f/1.8 aperture, dual pixel PDAF) + 12 MP (f/2.6 aperture, PDAF) rear facing cameras with PDAF and dual LED flash
- 8 megapixel front facing camera with f/2.0 aperture)
- Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, Fingerprint Scanner, USB Type C
- GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- 3,500 mAh battery with fast charging
- Android 8.1 Oreo
The BlackBerry Key2 will go on sale globally this month for $649.