Blackberry KeyOne Specifications, Price and Official Pictures

BlackBerry KeyOne is the modern Blackberry smartphone from TCL. It is
the first BlackBerry phone since the PRIV, the first smartphone from TCL
to sports the physical keyboard and the largest ever battery in a
BlackBerry. KeyOne has a 4.5-inch display and runs on Android 7.1.

BlackBerry KeyOne features the same touchscreen and physical QWERTY
keyboard combo of the BlackBerry Priv. However, the keyboard does not
slide-in like in the later.

This rigid keyboard design results in a much smaller screen in order
to accommodate the QWERTY keys. BlackBerry KeyOne has a 4.5-inch IPS
display with 1080 x 1620 pixels resolution.

KEYone’s Smart Keyboard, which has a fingerprint sensor on the space-bar
as well as capacitive touch on the entire keyboard for scrolling. You
can ‘Flick’ predictions using the BlackBerry KEYone keyboard, and also
assign shortcuts to keys (such as press B for browser) for use with a
press or a long-press.

As for the camera, BlackBerry KEYone bears a 12-megapixel rear camera
with a Sony IMX378 sensor – the same acclaimed sensor as the one on the
Google Pixel – that has 1.55-micron pixels. For imaging, this smartphone
also bears an 8-megapixel front facing camera with a wide-angle lens
and a flash module.

BlackBerry KeyOne Key Features

  • 4.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1620 pixels (434ppi)
  • Four-Row Physical QWERTY Keyboard
  • 2.0GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 CPU with 3GB RAM
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) with DTEK Security Software
  • 32GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (up to 450 Mbps download)
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • 3505 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM SIM 
  • Count: Single SIM
4G LTE: Yes
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600),
8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) [EMEA],
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600),
12(700), 13(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700),
30(2300), 41(2500) [United States v2], LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900),
3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700),
17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600),
39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) [Canada, LATAM, APAC, US v1]

Note: The phone is now actually made by a different company, which is TCL Communications,
while BlackBerry is a licensing partner that handles the software, but
will not be responsible for the actual sales and distribution of the

BlackBerry KeyOne will launch in April 2017 starting at a price of
around $550. We currently have no genuine information on pricing and
availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya, but BlackBerry KeyOne Price
in Nigeria is expected to range from N195,000 to N300,000 depending on
your location in the country.

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  1. Akintaro oluwafemi

    March 1, 2017 at 5:37 pm



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