Just few days ago,there was a leak of Key2 along with some rumored specs, only the launching price was not revealed, but now we are aware of BlackBerry Key2 full specs and price, and that is included among some of the things we will discuss here.
The Key2 has finally being launched by Blackberry and TLC featuring decent specs but price is awing,but one thing stands out; the rumored specs about the device came out to be true although not all but most of it.
This time around, Blackberry Key2 is out with what we call an iconic physical keyboard an touch screen supported,in fact it comes with a fingerprint scanner which is located on the space key and to our amazement, it carries a massive 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal memory.
As usual, let see the key specs, so you will have some idea and understand what we are discussing while we move on;
BlackBerry Key2 Key Specs and Features
・4.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 1620 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 6GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.4GHz Snapdragon 660
・64GB/128GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 256GB
・12MP + 12MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・3500mAh non-removable Li-ion Battery
BlackBerry Key2 Full Specs In Details
Key2 arrives with a nice aluminum frame and a plastic back ,this would give you the feel of Blackberry ,also the aluminum frame adds to what makes the device attractive and dope because it comes from the 700 series.
Just like every other BlackBerry Key series, Key2 has its camera positioned in a horizontal way at the top left corner along with a dual LED flash by the side.
In terms of body structure it measures 8.5mm in thickness and weighs 168g in total.There are only two color options which the device comes in , Black and Silver colors.
Taking a look at the front,it apperars to have a small screen but it comes with the QWERT keyboard which height measurement is increased by 20%. See its appearance, we can surely say it the iconic physical keyboard that the phone come with a small screen.
This design is similar to most product blackberry manufacture except few of them like the Z10 that comes with a capactive touch screen display but without a fingerprint scanner installed,however the newly launched Key2 has its own fingerprint scanner at the space key of the keyboard.
It features a 4.5″ FHD + IPS LCD capacitive touch screen at the top and a screen resolution of 1080 x 1620 pixels which stretches up to 55.2% screen-to-body ratio,added with the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 that is on top.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
It offers a Snapdragon 660 Processor clocking at the speed of 2.2GHz the Adreno 512 graphics processor. is what handles everything that deals with graphics.Like i said earlier, it carries a massive 6GB of RAM which will prevent device sluggishness when multitasking,
I did not mention earlier that the smartphone comes in two variant of which the standard version comes with 128GB while the other carries 64GB internal memory, although both variants are upgradable up to 256 with an SD card and runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
Camera wise, it packs a dual 12MP + 12MP rear shooters whose aperture is of f/1.8 and f/2.6 respectively. As noted,the first 12MP that is to the left has 1/2.3″ Sensor size, 1.55µm pixel size and DP PDAF,while the other 12MP telephoto has 1.0µm pixel size and PDAF for optical zooming and portrait shots. Some features on the camera include phase
- detection autofocus,
- dual-LED dual-tone flash,
- touch focus,
- face detection,
- HDR and panorama.
- Videos of 2160p and 1080p can be shot @30fps.
Finally,the 8MP selfie shooter has an aperture of f/2.0 and 1.12µm pixel size.
BlackBerry Key2 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3500mAh battery along with fast charging technology.
BlackBerry Key2 Full Specs
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
・4G Support: 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)
・Number of SIM Card: 1 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: No
・Material Type: Aluminum frame
・Dimensions: 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm
・Colour: Black, Silver
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 1620 pixels
・Pixel Density: 434ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 55.2%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.2GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 512
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB/128GB
・Back Camera: 12MP + 12MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: No
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Front)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes
・Announced: June 2018
・Status: Available. June 2018
BlackBerry Key2 full specs has being given above and to our hearing, it has now being made available on shopping stores, with a starting price of $649 to $699, which is about N230,000 – N250,000 in Nigeria.