BlackBerry Keyone


BlackBerry’ glory brought back with its latest Keyone Smartphone

The BlackBerry Keyone smart phone is a beautiful and latest mobile phone to be launched by the Canadian company. It has the signature QWERTY keypad and slider on the lower panel of the device. The keypad also embeds a good fingerprint sensor on the stylish space-bar and also has capacitive touch feature on the entire keyboard for effective scrolling.

Let’s check out few of its specifications

The Blackberry Keyone is filled with attractive specifications. It has a 4.5-inch full-HD screen (1620×1080 pixels) IPS display along with a pixel density of 433ppi and a beautiful Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection layer. The Keyone is powered by a strong Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core super processor that is clocked at 2GHz, and is backed by 3GB RAM and a good Adreno 506 GPU.

Blackberry Keyone has 12-megapixel camera on its back side with Sony IMX378 sensor

For the photography lovers, the BlackBerry Keyone comes with a 12-megapixel camera on the back side with a Sony IMX378 sensor. This is the same sensor one used in Google Pixel- yes it does have 1.55-micron pixels. There is also an 8-megapixel camera on the front side supported by a wide-angle lens and an inbuilt flash module.

32GB inbuilt storage expandable to 2 TB

When it comes to storage, BlackBerry Keyone has 32GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 2 TB by a microSD card. The new smart phone comes with advanced set of connectivity features and options, including the 4G LTE, an effective Wi-Fi 802.11ac, super Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and also a USB Type-C port. The phone runs on a powered 3505mAh battery that’s provides all-day battery life and also supports QuickCharge 3.0 having a ‘Boost’ charging feature. This feature is said to provide the phone a 50 percent charge in just about 36 minutes.

Its keyboard takes the centre stage

The BlackBerry Keyone has a touch screen display with keyboard and runs on developed Android 7.1 Nougat software. The keyboard has auto correction and next word prediction features along with a learning engine that can be personalised by the user. This learning engine easily reads and understands the way its user types with the on screen quick flick typing feature and accordingly adapts to it. It also has BlackBerry’s updated security software and optimisations much like the BlackBerry Hub and the DTEK security monitoring app.

The handset with its strong aluminium frame is sturdy and durable

The handset of the smart phone has a strong aluminium frame that gives the user a sturdy and durable feel with the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on top of it. The back panel of the phone provides a good grip and feel while the person uses the device. The smart featured keypad has capacitive touch ability that lets the user to easily scroll across the display. There are shortcut icons that can be assigned to specific keys to open up the applications much quickly. There are dedicated keys on the screen which can be directed and changed as per the convenience of the user. The phone supports all audio and video format files for the user to experience an advanced level of multimedia. The BlackBerry Keyone is also last smart phone to be made by the Canadian Company, though there will be many other BlackBerry products which will be produced by TCL.

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