At MWC 2017, BlackBerry announced BlackBerry KEYone, its latest Android smartphone. An advanced physical keyboard has been integrated with the phone for incredible mobile typing experience. Want to learn more about the new handset? Let’s continue checking.
The BlackBerry KEYone is a beautifully designed and high performance smartphone that runs Android 7.1 Nougat OS. The Android phone measures 5.8 x 2.8 x 0.37 inches and weighs 6.34 oz. As we can see from the images, the smartphone shows off a sleek modern design defined by its ultra-thin form factor, aluminum frame, curved sides and more, and the BlackBerry’s classic texturized back brings a comfortable and firm grip.
Meanwhile, unlike previous several models like DTEK50, an iconic physical keyboard has been integrated in the latest BlackBerry smartphone so it’s capable of delivering a comfortable and accurate typing experience. Moreover, you can program each key for quick access to apps and contacts, and the keyboard’s surface can respond to touch gestures for convenient navigation.
The keyboard equipped smartphone also has a 4.5″ IPS LCD display that features 433 ppi pixel density and 1620 x 1080 pixel resolution. BlackBerry KEYone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 2.0GHz octa-core processor and comes with 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM and microSD card slot for up to 2TB in order to deal with various apps, games, multi tasking, and growing photos and video.
BlackBerry KEYone also features a 12MP rear autofocus camera that features HDR 6-element f/2.0 lens, dual tone LED flash and image stabilization for high-quality phonegraohy, and it supports 4K video recording. Its 8MP front facing camera features f/2.2 aperture, image & video stabilization, 1080p video recording and light-up LCD flash.
In addition, other features also include fingerprint sensor, USB-C port, 3505mAh rechargeable battery with Quick Charging 3.0, Bluetooth 4.2, and NFC.
BlackBerry KEYone smartphone will be available for $549 in April. If you’re interested, jump to BlackBerry official site for its more details.