BlackBerry KEY2 With Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, Dual Rear Cameras Launched In India

    BlackBerry has launched its flagship smartphone; BlackBerry KEY2 in India, it was introduced last month. The main highlight of the smartphone is its 4-row QWERTY backlit keyboard (of course), 12MP dual rear cameras and a rigid (rugged) build.

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    BlackBerry KEY2: Finally Made It To India!

    The KEY2  comes with a 4.5-inch (1620 x 1080 pixels) display with 3:2 aspect ratio, powered by Snapdragon 660 SoC, coupled with 6GB RAM, runs on Android Oreo and all these are backed by a 3360mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

    Coming to the cameras, it sports 12-megapixel dual rear cameras with a 1.28-micrometer primary camera with Dual PDAF and an 8-megapixel front camera. Apart from that, it features a 4-row QWERTY physical backlit keyboard with supports touch gestures, flick typing, and 52 customizable shortcuts.

    BlackBerry KEY2 3

    Much like its predecessor, the fingerprint sensor is built into the spacebar. The keys are 20% bigger with the same footprint and there is also new dedicated key (at the right-side) called ‘Speed key’ that lets you launch apps by pressing the key and the letter assigned to the app.

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    BlackBerry KEY2 (BBF100) Specifications

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    • 4.5-inch (1620 x 1080 pixels) 3:2 display with 433 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    • Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs)
    • Adreno 512 GPU
    • 6GB RAM
    • 64GB / 128GB storage + expandable via microSD (up to 2TB)
    • 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, 1.14µm pixel size, 79.3-degree wide-angle lens, Dual PDAF, 12MP secondary rear camera with f/2.6 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 50-degree lens
    • 8MP front-facing camera
    • Android 8.1 Oreo
    • 3360mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
    • 4-row Physical QWERTY backlit keyboard with capacitive touch
    • Hybrid dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
    • Fingerprint sensor in the space bar, Speed Key
    • 3.5mm audio jack, HD audio, FM Radio, Dual microphones
    • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS / GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.0 Type-C
    • Dimensions: 151.4×71.8×8.5mm; Weight: 168g

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    The BlackBerry KEY2 comes in Black color and is priced at Rs 42,990 and will be available at starting 31st July. It comes bundled with Reliance Jio cashback offer for Rs 4,450 and ICICI bank cash back offer of 5% along with additional launch benefits.



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