BlackBerry Launched its new device “KEYone” Smartphone at the MWC 2017 in February and now finally the device will be available in the US and Canada Market from 31 May. TCL and BlackBerry has announced that the Smartphone will be available for Pre-Orders from 18 May and it will go on sale from 31 May. TCL Communication said that the BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone will have Carrier-based options from Telecom Companies such as Bell, Bell MTS, Rogers, SaskTel and TELUS Business. More about the new BlackBerry Smartphone is detailed in the following sections.
• Pre-Orders for BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone will start from 18 May.
• The BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone will go on sale from 31 May.
• Unlocked Device will cost $549 (Rs 35,300) while Carrier-locked Device will cost CAD 199 (Rs 10,000).
Specifications of BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone :
The BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone features “QWERTY” Keypad Slider below the Device. The Keypad has Fingerprint Scanner on Space Bar along with Capacitive Touch (on Whole Keyboard) for Scrolling. The device runs Android OS. The device has a 4.5-inch Full HD IPS Display Screen with 1620 x 1080 Pixels Resolution, 433 ppi Pixel Density and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Protection. Powered by a 2 GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Processor, The Smartphone has 3 GB RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. On the optics front, it has a 12 megapixel Rear Camera and an 8 megapixel Front Camera.
Other features of BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone :
The BlackBerry KEYone packs 32 GB Internal Storage (expandable up to 2 TB via Micro-SD Card) and a 3505 mAh Battery which supports “QuickCharge 3.0 with Boost Charging Feature” (Charges 50% in Just Almost 36 Minutes). Other features of the device are 4G LTE, Wifi, Bluetooth, NFC, 3.5 mm Audio Jack and USB Type-C Port.
Price and Availability of BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone :
Launched at MWC 2017, BlackBerry KEYone will go on sale from 31 May in the US and Canada (Pre-orders Will Start from 18 May). The Unlocked BlackBerry 4G Smartphone is priced at $549 (Around Rs 35,300) in the US and the Carrier-locked Smartphone is priced at CAD 199 (Around Rs 10,000) for two years in Canada.