BlackBerry has launched its latest smartphone BlackBerry KEY2 in India after launching it last month globally. The key features of BlackBerry KEY 2 are dual cameras, QWERTY Keypad, Snapdragon 660 SoC with 6GB of RAM, Android 8.1 Oreo, and 3360mAh battery.
BlackBerry launched the latest smartphone back in June at an event in New York and now it has come to India. The KEY2 is the first BlackBerry smartphone with a dual camera setup. Also, it comes with BlackBerry’s signature QWERTY keypad that also houses shortcut keys to launch certain apps.
BlackBerry KEY 2 Price in India, Offers
The BlackBerry KEY2’s price in India is Rs. 42,990. It will go on sale exclusively via Amazon India from July 31. The phone will be available with some launch offers as well. There will be a cashback offer of Rs. 4,450 from Reliance Jio and discount for ICICI bank customers. There will be more launch benefits when the sale starts.
BlackBerry KEY 2 Specifications, Features
The latest BlackBerry smartphone comes with a textured diamond patterned back panel embedded on to a Series 7 aluminum alloy frame. It sports a 4.5-inch display with 1620 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 3:2 aspect ratio. It has a 4-row QWERTY keyboard with keys that support touch gestures, flick typing, and other shortcuts. There is a fingerprint sensor built into the spacebar just like the BlackBerry Keyone.
The phone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor with Adreno 512 GPU and 6GB RAM. It packs 64GB or 128GB internal storage which is expandable up to 2TB. The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo.
In terms of camera, it sports dual rear camera setup with a 12MP primary camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, 1.14µm pixel size, 79.3-degree wide-angle lens, Dual PDAF and a 12MP secondary camera with f/2.6 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, and 50-degree lens. There is an 8MP camera at the front.
Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS /GLONASS, NFC, and USB 3.0 Type-C. It packs a 3360mAh battery with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support. The phone also sports a 3.5mm audio jack, HD audio, FM Radio, and Dual microphones as well.