Blackberry’s KEYone can be classified among the group of devices (The recent Nokia 3310 is also anther recreation of past iconic devices) that are made with the past in mind, considering the fact that the device comes with a Querty keyboard, which once was Blckberry’s signature feature. Blackberry manufacturer, TCL, notes that the keyboard is designed to serve as an extension of the screen. You have a number of shortcuts that can be used to implement actions that would have required you to use the touch screen with your finger.
Besides, the keyboard the Blackberry KEYone comes a 4.5-inch screen with Full HD resolution enforced with Gorilla Glass 4. Underneath, the device houses 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, a SnapDragron 625 SoC, an octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz with an Adreno 506 GPU. The device is powered by a 3505mAh and runs Android 7.0 Nougat. As always, it will come with Blackberry’s super security software.
As for connectivity, the device is equipped to receive 4G networks and below. It also comes with a slew of common connectivity features, including Bluetooth, WiFi, Hotspot, GPS etc. KEYone comes with a fingerprint sensor and has a NanoSIM slot.
For pictures and videos, a 12MP camera and LED flash is attached to the devices rear end while an 8MP camera is attached to the devices front end. KEYone is available in Black or Metallic colour and will go on sale in April. The devices price is pegged at $549 which is equivalent to ₦172, 000 using direct currency conversion.