Blackberry KEY2 Now Available on Amazon India; Jio Subscribers to Avail Rs 4,450 Benefit
BlackBerry was one of the most prominent smartphone vendors in the world, which specialized in creating secure communications and mobile productivity. Originally a Canadian company always used its proprietary BlackBerry OS on QWERTY devices. In a move to counter the competition and loss of huge market share to Android phones and IOS, the company has decided to come up with an exclusive smartphone namely, BlackBerry KEY2 which runs on Android 8.1 Oreo OS. Recently launched in India the smartphone is available on Amazon India with plenty of launch offers ranging from cash back and Amazon coupons to exclusive discount benefits of Rs 4,450 for Jio subscribers.
BlackBerry KEY2: Launch date and expected price
Flagship device Blackberry Key2 was launched in India last week. This phone is priced at Rs 42,990 for Indian customers. However, there is the range of launch offers like 5% instant discount on ICICI Bank credit card EMI transactions. A no-cost EMI on all major credit cards, including Bajaj Finserv EMI card facility, is also available for customers who wish to buy on easy monthly installments.
Cashback offers like instant 10% cashback with Citi Credit cards on EMI transactions for Amazon Prime members and a whopping cash back of Rs 2250 on ICICI cards is another exciting benefit making it cheaper and more affordable than the iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9.
Rumored Specifications and Features of BlackBerry KEY2
A gift for BlackBerry fans is the charming physical keyboard. A phone for the niche audience who that may not be fascinated by the multimedia or fancy camera tricks. It’s a throwback to the physical QWERTY keyboards with 50 fully-customizable and convenience keys, something new in this world dominated by all-screen phones. The entire keyboard has the trackpad that helps one scroll easily on the screen.
This device is designed specifically for the workforce elites and gave off a premium feel with attractive design. Comes in black color and a two-tone silver and black look. The phone has a 4.50-inch display touchscreen with a full-HD resolution of 1080 pixels by 1620 pixels at a PPI of 434 pixels per inch.
The stronger aluminum frame is a likable upgrade and the textured soft-grip back and lighter and sleeker body are helpful to hold the device in hand. Durability is the key feature of BlackBerry phones from ages. Bezel-less display with dual-sim support compatible with Nano-SIM. It has a built-in fingerprint sensor as the primary security feature.
It has a 12 MP +8MP dual camera autofocus high-resolution camera to click clear and sharp images. Loaded with features like Face detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus. Best video recording @30fps and dual LED flash.
With Android, 8.1 Oreo and powered by 2.2. GHz CPU Octa core Qualcomm SDM660 processor it comes with 6GB of Ram. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The 3500mAh battery can last all day long.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, FM, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
RAM is 6GB which means the mobile is faster and the number of apps can work at the same time. Internal memory is 64 GB and has a memory card slot that can support up to 128GB. It has a non-removable battery with a size of 3500mAh, Li-ion Battery. Not to forget the extensive Blackberry suite of apps.