BlackBerry KEYone Full Specs, Features, Images, Price

The BlackBerry KeyOne resurrects the physical keyboard with styles.

The Canadian mobile company, BlackBerry® in partnerships with TCL launches the last Android™ powered smartphone called BlackBerry KEYone. The BlackBerry KEYone is a mid-range QWERTY-bar smartphone designed and engineered by BlackBerry. The new BlackBerry KEYone is an all premium smartphone and the final version of the device codenamed “Mercury” from CES. It features a moderate 4.5-inch display with touch buttons in between the screen and the smart physical QWERTY keyboard that once made the company an icon.

It’s got everything you would expect in a smartphone – a large screen, excellent camera configurations that will take stunning photos, the latest Android™ OS and access to Google Play to get any app you could ever want.

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  • BlackBerry KEYone Full Specs Review & Price In Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana
  • Where To Buy BlackBerry KEYone Online At Cheap Price
  • KEYone Smartphone Price On Jumia, Konga & Slot Website

Let us quickly take a look at some of the KEYone phone specs and features.

KEYone DESIGN, KEYBOARD & DISPLAY

The device sports an impressive designed distinctly different from other BlackBerry® smartphones.  The phone gets additional durability with its aluminium frame and a soft textured back.

The BlackBerry KEYone physical spacebar has also got a fingerprint sensor underneath as well as capacitive touch on the entire keyboard for effective scrolling without touching the screen. Its keyboard touch is sensitive and does a ton of neat tricks. The new feature lets you program all the keys to do something on a long press. For instance, long pressing the “B” button can launch the browser, or “F” could launch Facebook.

It is undeniable that a keyboard featured smartphone feels smart in the hand than a full touchscreen smartphone; it is easier to operate with just one hand.

As mentioned earlier, the BlackBerry KEYone has a 4.5-inch full-HD touchscreen with 55.6% to body ratio that offers 1620×1080 pixels resolution (434PPI). Its display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 against break and scratches.

CAMERA

On the rear, you will find a 12 megapixels shooter with same Sony IMX378 acclaimed sensor as seen on Google Pixel – that has 1.55-micron pixels.

For selfies imaging, this smartphone also sports an 8 megapixels front shooter with a wide-angle lens and a flash.

SOFTWARE & HARDWARE

BlackBerry KEYone runs latest Android 7.1 (Nougat) on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC clocked at 2.0GHz, coupled with 3GB of RAM and an Adreno 506 GPU.

The new KEYone offers 32GB internal storage that is expandable up to 2TB via microSD card.

BATTERY

The device runs on a powerful 3505mAh battery capacity that’s said to give all-day battery life and support QuickCharge 3.0 with a ‘Boost’ charging feature that gives 50 percent charge in “roughly 36 minutes.”

CONNECTIVITY

On the connectivity front comes the standard set of connectivity options, including Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.

CONCLUSION

In spite of all the mid-range specs on the BlackBerry KEYone, BlackBerry/TCL still call it a “flagship” device and pricing it like one; the device is priced $549 (€599, £499). This is an eye-popping rate considering you can get other Snapdragon 625 devices around $200-$300.

BlackBerry KEYone Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model BlackBerry KEYone
Announced 2017, February
Released Exp. release 2017, April
Status Coming soon

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) – EMEA

LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 41(2500) – US v2

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), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – Canada, LATAM, APAC, US v1

SIM Type Nano SIM dual stand-by
SIM Count Dual SIM

Data

2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 450/50 Mbps
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5

Design

Type QWERTY-bar
Dimensions 149.1 x 72.4 x 9.4 mm (5.87 x 2.85 x 0.37 in)
Weight
Protection n/a
Colors Black

Display


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen (capacitive touch 4-row BlackBerry keyboard)
Size 4.5 inches (~55.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1620 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~434 ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Features n/a
Secondary Display n/a

Camera

12 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Yes
1080p@30fps
1/2.3” sensor size, 1.55µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Yes, LED flash
8 MP, 1.12 µm pixel size, 1080p

Software

Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
n/a
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
3 GB RAM
Internal Storage 32 GB
Expandable up to 2TB (microSD)
Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Controls Physical Keyboard

Connectivity

Yes, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
HDMI n/a
n/a

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3505 mAh Battery
Placement Non-Removable
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Messaging

SMS Yes (threaded view)
MMS Yes
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes & BBM

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
n/a
Yes, FM radio
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other Features

– Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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