Blackberry has announced that their latest smartphone, the Key2 is now available for pre-order.
The Blackberry Key2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with 6GB of RAM. There’s a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 1620 x 1080 and 434 PPI.
The phone comes with dual 12-megapixel cameras on the back with one telephoto and one zoom. There’s 64GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot.
The Blackberry Key2 has a 3,500 mAh battery and a USB-C port with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The keyboard on the Blackberry Key2 has been improved over the KeyOne with an all-new design that is easier to type on. You can also set each letter on the keyboard to open a specific app when you hold the speed key.
The Blackberry Key2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo and comes with Blackberry’s DTEK security suite. The phone will be upgradable to Android P.
The Blackberry Key2 comes in two colours, silver and black. The phone will be available from the following carriers:
- Bell: starting at $99 CAD on a 2-year term
- Rogers: starting at $95 CAD on a 2-year term
- SaskTel: starting at $99 CAD on a 2-year term
- Telus: starting at $100 CAD on a 2-year term
In terms of pricing, the Blackberry Key2 will be available for $829 CAD outright. The Blackberry Key2 will also be available unlocked from Amazon.ca, BestBuy.ca, Walmart.ca, Staples.ca, Blueshop.ca and Visions.ca.
The Blackberry Key2 launches on July 6th.