BlackBerry today launched their new smartphone called the BlackBerry KEYone in India. This KEYone smartphone comes with QWERTY keyboard and powered by Snapdragon 625 octa core processor. It’s price in India is Rs. 39,990.

The BlackBerry KEYone is using aluminum frame and comes with smooth textured back panel. It houses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa core processor and features a 4.5 inch screen with 1620 x 1080p resolution.

Android Nougat 7.1 runs out of the box with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. This is a dual SIM handset using Hybrid slot, you can use micro SD card of up to 2TB. For input users will need to use the physical QWERTY backlit keyboard that consist of 4 rows. There is finger print sensor too – it is on the space bar.

BlackBerry KEYone launched in India

In terms of camera the BlackBerry KEYone is using a 12MP camera with SONY IMX378 sensor on the back with dual tone LED flash and front camera is 8MP shooter. 4G is supports and additional unique features are NFC, USB Type C port.

BlackBerry KEYone gets power from a 3505 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. It will go on sale on Amazon from 8th August for Rs. 39,990.

Any BlackBerry fans here, good thing is this is Android based, but will you buy?

BlackBerry KEYone specifications

CPU : Snapdragon 625 14nm, 2GHz, 64 bit Octa Core
GPU : Adreno 506
Screen : 4.5 inches, touch screen, 1620 x 1080 pixels resolution, scratch resistant glass + physical QWERTY keyboard (4 row)
OS : Android 7.1
SIM Type : Dual Hybrid SIM, micro SD support (2TB)
ROM : 32GB
Rear Camera : 12MP, SONY IMX378, f/2.0, dual tone LED
Front Camera : 8MP, f/2.2
Security : Finger print Sensor (on space button / front)
Connectivity : 4G, WiFi (dual band), BT 4.2, GPS, USB Type C, NFC
Weight and Thickness : 180g, 9.4mm
Battery : 3505mAh / QC 3.0 supported