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BlackBerry KEY2 LE launched in India for Rs. 29,990; Will you buy it?

BlackBerry KEY2 LE smartphone launched in India on Monday. It was launched globally back in August at IFA 2018. The new BlackBerry Key2 LE is priced at Rs 29,990 in India and will be available via starting October 12.

BlackBerry Key2 LE is a lite version of the BlackBerry Key2 smartphone that was launched in India back in July. Just like the previous model, the KEY2 LE also comes with the iconic BlackBerry physical QWERTY keyboard. The other highlights of the smartphone include Snapdragon 636 SoC with 4GB RAM, Android 8.1 Oreo, dual rear cameras and more.

BlackBerry KEY2 LE Specifications

The BlackBerry KEY2 LE sports a 4.5-inch full-HD+ (1080×1620 pixels) IPS LCD display with 3:2 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 256GB.

In terms of camera, the BlackBerry KEY2 LE features dual rear camera setup with a 13MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF, and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture and dual-tone LED flash. There is an 8-megapixel fixed focus front camera with selfie flash and full-HD video recording support.

The BlackBerry KEY2 LE packs a 3,000mAh battery with 18W Quick Charge 3.0 support. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, and USB Type-C with OTG.

Price, availability

The BlackBerry KEY2 LE price in India is Rs. 29,990. The smartphone will be available exclusively via Amazon India starting from October 12. The smartphone will ship in Space Blue, Atomic, Champagne, and Slate color options.

At Rs. 29,990, this is a bit pricey as most of the other smartphones with the same hardware come under Rs. 20,000 in India. What do you guys think of the new BlackBerry KEY2 LE? Will you buy it? Tell us in comments!


Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra explores the latest happenings in the tech world and writes stories about those. He likes to play around with the latest gadgets and shares his views through articles. In his free time, you can find him watching movies/TV shows and/or reading books.