Limited Edition BlackBerry KEYone launched in India: First impressions
BlackBerry launched their best device yet in India
Unveiled at the MWC 2017, BlackBerry KEYone was a much awaited and equally hyped device in the market. Finally, the device has made it to Indian shores.BlackBerry KEYone LIMITED EDITION BLACK has been distinctly designed for Indian customers to offer Dual SIM capability.
This new BlackBerry smartphone is built to offer the best in durability with an impressive design. Featuring a 4.5-inch scratch resistant display (1620×1080 resolution / 434 PPI) with Gorilla glass 4, it combines a touch display with a classic physical keyboard. KEYone is powered by SnapDragon 625 and the device comes with a 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM (expandable upto 2TB).
The company claims that the KEYone is their best smartphone camera yet and we agree. The rear has a 12 MP sensor and the front has a 8 MP sensor for selfies. The rear camera is a Sony IMX378 sensor with a 1.125um pixel size. It also has phase detection Autofocus and Dual tone LED and 4K video recording.
Of course, the best BlackBerry needs to be powered by the most powerful battery yet. So the device runs on a 3505 mAh battery which is charged by Type-C connector, with claims of charging 50 percent in 36 minutes.
It comes pre-loaded with DTEK™ by BlackBerry, and BlackBerry Hub with its own advanced security features.
The return of classic BlackBerry keyboard is surely the main attraction of the device, it’a smart keyboard with added features, this Smart keyboard can setup to launch up to 52 customizable shortcuts, providing even greater ease of use. In addition, BlackBerry KEYone LIMITED EDITION BLACK also offers the security of a fingerprint sensor built directly into the spacebar for added functionality and security.
Price, availability and offers
The BlackBerry KEYone LIMITED EDITION BLACK will be available from August 8th, exclusively on Amazon India. American Express is offering up to 4,000 bonus points, on the purchase of the device, to its credit card members. On buying Blackberry KEYone LIMITED EDITION BLACK, Vodafone customers will get up to 75 GB of additional data over a period of three months. This offer is valid until 30th September 2017.