Mobile World Congress 2017 sets to kick off at Barcelona today. Ahead of official start TCL launched the BlackBerry KeyOne at a press conference on Saturday during the MWC 2017 trade show.
Latest smartphone to become available globally by April 2017 and will be priced at EUR 599 in Europe, $549 in US, and GBP 499 in UK. In September 2016, blackberry announced its decision to end smartphone design and production, and licensed the brand to TCL and other partners.
Watch Official Video of Blackberry KeyOne Launch event.
Key Features of BlackBerry KeyOne:
- 4.5-inch scratch-resistant IPS LCD display (1620 x 1080p)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
- 12MP rear, Sony IMX378 sensor, 4K video support.
- 8MP front camera
- 3 GB RAM
- 32 GB + microSD (Upto 2TB)
- 3,505 mAh (non-removable)
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Android 7.1 Nougat
BlackBerry KeyOne Build Quality :
With its built to last quality, KeyOne comes with Strong aluminium frame, Impact resistant display and Soft textured back.
BlackBerry KeyOne Keyboard features :
Blackberry claims to made world’s most advance keyboard till date. It has fingerprint sensor on the Spacebar with Capacitive touch on the keyboard for scrolling. It is Programmed in such way that you can set each key to instantly bring up apps you use most often, such as pressing “F” to open Facebook. Predictive text made easier with the flick typing feature.
BlackBerry KeyOne Software and Hardware Features :
The latest device will run on latest android OS 7.1 Nougat. New headset has the biggest battery ever put into a BlackBerry device. It has 3505 mAh non removable battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. BlackBerry KeyOne come with 4.5-inch scratch-resistant IPS LCD display (1620 x 1080p) which runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 625.
This device has 12 MP rear camera with Sony IMX378 sensor and 4K video support. It has 8 MP front camera. Primary model of Blackberry KeyOne comes with 32 GB internal memory and 3 GB RAM. Device supports external memory storage via microSD card up to 2TB.
Blackberry tried to reestablish company sales and reputation with the BlackBerry 10 operating system and the Z10 device 4 years ago. We all knows the result. Nevertheless KeyOne looks more promising with design, features and of course Android.