BlackBerry Key2 Specifications, Features and Price

BlackBerry just officially launched the Blackberry Key2 smartphone which runs on stock Android 8.1 Oreo, powered by Snapdragon 660 chipset.

Blackberry Key 2 comes in two variants – 64GB and 128GB internal memory, both versions having the same 6GB RAM size. There’s also a dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera with flash and 8MP front facing camera. The phone is built in aluminum frame and plastic back. There’s also an hardware QWERTY keyboard.

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BlackBerry Key2 Phone Specifications and Price

NETWORK

GSM / HSPA / LTE

2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (BBF100-6 model only)

3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100

4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – EU, Africa, AU (BBF100-1)

LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) – Canada, US, LATAM (BBF100-2)

LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – ME, APAC, India (BBF100-6)

LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – China (BBF100-4)

Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps

GPRS Yes

EDGE Yes

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, June
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, June

BODY

  • Dimensions 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm (5.96 x 2.83 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight 168 g (5.93 oz)
  • Keyboard QWERTY
  • Build Aluminum frame (7000 series), plastic back
  • SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – BBF100-6 only
  • – Capacitive touch 4-row BlackBerry keyboard

DISPLAY

  • Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 4.5 inches, 60.0 cm2 (~55.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 1080 x 1620 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~434 ppi density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3

PLATFORM

  • OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)

PROCESSOR

  • Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
  • CPU Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
  • GPU Adreno 512

MEMORY

  • Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Internal 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM

CAMERA

  • Primary Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.3″, 1.55µm, DP PDAF) + 12 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm, PDAF), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
  • Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p

MULTIMEDIA

  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm jack Yes
    – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

CONNECTIVITY

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS2
  • NFC Yes
  • Radio FM radio
  • USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

  • Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, BBM
  • Browser HTML5
    – Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
    – MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
    – DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
    – Photo/video editor
    – Document viewer

MISCELLANEOUS

Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
Colors Black, Silver
SAR EU 0.72 W/kg (head) 1.68 W/kg (body)
Price About 650 EUR / $765 USD / NGN 276,000.

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