The BlackBerry KEYone is the latest premium mid range smartphone from Canadian manufacturer BlackBerry featuring Google’s latest Android 7 OS. It is the first Android powered BlackBerry smartphone featuring the classic physical keyboard underneath the display. The BlackBerry KEYone features a 4.5-inch display with resolution of 1620 x 1080 pixels with 3:2 aspect ratio. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 and 3GB RAM. For multimedia, the BlackBerry KEYone comes with a 12MP rear camera with Optical Image Stabilisation and 8MP front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures.
The BlackBerry KEYone comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7.1 Nougat OS. For storage, it comes with a 16GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 3505mAh battery supporting Quick Charge 3.0. The BlackBerry KEYone will go on sale in selected markets starting April 2017. It will be available to purchase in US for $549. Stay tuned for more updates.
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Update: BlackBerry officially launches new BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black in India
BlackBerry has officially announced a new Limited Edition BlackBerry KEYone for Indian market. The new flagship device will pack 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in memory. Rests of the specs are similar to global variant of BlackBerry KEYone. The new Limited Edition BlackBerry KEYone will be exclusively available to purchase from Amazon India starting August 8 for Rs 39,990 ($625/£470).