BlackBerry Key2 now available in BrightStar and Shopee for RM2599
Today, the BlackBerry Key2 has arrived in Malaysia for a recommended retail price of RM2599. This is the successor of the KeyOne last year and it packs a mid-range tier tech-specs, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with 6GB of RAM and we are only getting the 64GB storage variant. The display is also small at 4.5-inch but its resolution is up to 1080p. The battery has also improved significantly at 3500mAh and has Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
This time around, the new BlackBerry Key2 features a Speed Key which acts as a universal shortcut key that allows users to instantly access to certain apps, contacts and functions. It can go up to 52 shortcuts and that’s super convenient. To add on to that, it’s also BlackBerry's first phone to have a set of dual rear cameras. This will allow the phone to capture images in Portrait Mode and Optical Superzoom. Of course, a BlackBerry phone is not complete without a security function. It’s preloaded with DTEK app that manages your phone privacy, as well as providing a new Proactive Health check feature that scans and provide feedback on potential threats.
The backview of the phone, still the same look
Front view, yes there is a market for this, ok guys?
The qwerty keyboard is said to be 20% bigger than the previous one
Here's how the right side of the phone looks like, nothing on the left
USB Type-C and speaker grills
Headphone jack is on top
The BlackBerry Key2 is now available through BrightStar Distribution Sdn Bhd and Shopee. Those who purchase it on Shopee on 12 July 2018 from 9 AM onwards will get a Shocking Sale at RM2499 + a free Bluetooth headset worth RM109. Below is the complete tech-specs list:
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor (Octa-core)
- 6GB of RAM
- 64GB (expandable memory available up to 256GB)
- 4.5-inch IPS LCD display (1080p)
- Measures 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm, weighs 168g
- 12 MP (f/1.8, dual pixel PDAF) + 12 MP (f/2.6, PDAF) dual rear camera, 8MP front camera (f/2.0)
- Features Fingerprint Scanner, Quick Charge 3.0, USB Type-C, Speed Key, Locker, DTEK app, Convenient Key, dual SIM slot
- Supports LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity
- Android 8.1 (Oreo)
- 3500 mAh battery
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