BlackBerry brand smartphone maker TCL has launched the new BlackBerry KEY2 smartphone. This smartphone was introduced at an event held in New York on Thursday. This smartphone series comes with 7 aluminum frames, texpressed diamond grip back panel and two-day battery life claim. This is the first BlackBerry brand smartphone to come up with a dual camera setup. It has features such as portrait mode and optical zoom. Apart from this, the physical quarty keyboard comes with many work shortcuts, allowing users to launch an app just by pressing a button.
BlackBerry KEY2 specification
Dual SIM BlackBerry 2 Out of Box runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. It has a 4.5-inch full-HD (1080×1620 pixels) display which is a 3: 2 aspect ratios. Its pixel density is 433 pixels per inch. The handset has 64 GB of Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with 6 GB RAM.
Now talk camera setup. Two rear cameras are provided in BlackBerry KEY2. Both sensors are of 12 megapixels, which are equipped with dual-tone LED flash, HDR, 4K video recording and dual PDAF. Field of view of the primary sensor is 79.3 degree and aperture is F / 1.8. Secondary sensor is a 50-degree field of view and its aperture is F / 2.6. The front panel has a fixed focus sensor of 8 megapixels that comes with the screen flash. It comes with full-HD video recording capability.
There are two variants based on inbuilt storage – 64 GB and 128 GB Both variants support MicroSD card up to 256 GB. BlackBerry KEY2 connectivity features include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, 3.5 headphone jacks, and USB Type C. The battery is 3500 mAh. Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, hall effect sensor, fingerprint sensor, magnetometer and proximity sensor are part of this phone. The dimension of BlackBerry KEY2 is 151.4×71.8×8.5 millimeters and weighs 168 grams.
BlackBerry KEY2 Price and Availability
BlackBerry KEY2 will cost $ 649 (about Rs 43,800) in the US market. It will be made available in black and gray. Remember that BlackBerry KEYone was launched in India. We can expect BlackBerry 2 to be launched in India.