BlackBerry has today introduced its latest Android smartphone, KEYone, in India. This smartphone is being manufactured and sold by Optiemus in several countries including India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal. It comes in Limited Edition Black color option for Rs. 39,990 INR and is exclusively available on Amazon.in from August 3 onwards.
BlackBerry KEYone sports a 4.5-inch display with the resolution of 1620 x 1080 pixels and scratch resistant glass protection on top. It has a 12 MP auto focus rear camera with dual tone LED Flash, Sony IMX378 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and capable of 4K video recording. It also bears an 8MP front facing shooter with 1.12µm pixel size and f/2.2 aperture.
BlackBerry KEYone is equipped with Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 14nm processor clocked at 2.0 GHz, along with Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM. The phone has 64GB of onboard memory that can be further expanded by up to additional 2TB using microSD card slot.
It also comes with a QWERTY keyboard with capacitive touch and a fingerprint scanner which is embedded on its space bar. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat OS and houses a 3505mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support that can charge this handset up to 50 percent in just 36 minutes.
BlackBerry KEYone has a hybrid dual SIM slot which allows you to use second SIM slot as a microSD slot. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, 3G / HSPA+, EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type C port and 3.5mm audio jack.
Key Specifications of BlackBerry KEYone:
|Processor||2.0 GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 14nm processor|
|Camera||12 MP rear and 8 MP front camera|
|Dimensions and Weight||149.3 x 72.5 x 9.4mm and 180 grams|
|Software||Android 7.0 Nougat OS|
|Dual SIM||Yes, Hybrid dual SIM|