TCL-owned BlackBerry has launched the all new BlackBerry Key2 smartphone in unveil event in New York. It has arrived as a next version for the BlackBerry KEYOne phone which was launched previous year.
BlackBerry Key2 Specifications and Features
The BlackBerry Key2 features a rubberized rear with diamond patter finish for better grip and it is flanked with the strong 7000-series aluminum frame. It features a 4.5-inch IPS LCD screen that produces FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels along with an aspect ratio of 3:2.
The Snapdragon 660 and 6 GB of RAM are present under the hood of the phone. The handset comes in two storage options such as 64 GB and 128 GB. It also includes a dedicated slot for adding a microSD card.
Like the KEYOne, it features a QWERTY keyboard that comes with an enhanced fret design and larger keys to offer comfortable typing experience. Here is a short clip that shows the intelligent keyboard of BlackBerry Key2 in action:
It offers a photography called Optical Superzoom which allow Key2 users to capture better zoomed-in shots. This is done by capturing multiple shots every time the user hits the shutter button. The shot images are stitched together to produce a photo that contains very less noise. Sitting at the front is an 8-megapixel selfie camera. It uses the display of the phone to function as flash.
BlackBerry Key2 Pricing and Availability
The global sale of the BlackBerry Key2 started. Even though the smartphone does not feature flagship specs, it carries an expensive price tag of $649. It can be availed in two colors like Black and Silver.