BlackBerry has today announced the launch of its new flagship device, the BlackBerry KEY2, in India at a price tag of Rs 42,990.
Building on its predecessor, the KEY2 also features a physical QWERTY keypad, which the brand claims is enhanced with n-keyboard fingerprint sensor with updated mechanics for an improved tactile response and convenient user experience.
On the camera front, the comes loaded with a dual-camera setup at the rear. There are a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 12-megapixel secondary sensor with 2x optical zoom.
There is DTEK by BlackBerry app that enables users to automatically view how apps may be accessing personal data and manage permissions appropriately.
Then there is Locker, which can only be accessed through fingerprint or password, helping store and protect sensitive user data, apps and content such as photos and downloaded files.
The smartphone is backed by a 3,500mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0, which the brand claims can charge the device up to 50 per cent in 40 minutes.
The smartphone is backed by a 4.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1620 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 3:2 coupled with a pixel density of 433ppi.
On the inside, the KEY2 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC clocked in at 2.2GHz with 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage.
The KEY2 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box and will be seeded with monthly security updates by Google since the device comes under the Android Enterprise Recommended initiative.
For the front, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling.