Offical page for BlackBerry KeyOne reveals specs hours before the MWC announcement


The spectacular star-studded event, Mobile World Congress 2017 kick starts today with BlackBerry’s announcement. BlackBerry will be officially announcing their Android powered smartphones ‘KeyOne’ code named Mercury. We already know how the device looks like as it was shown at the CES and then TCL’s president posted tweets showcasing BlackBerry KeyOne‘s journey to Barcelona.

The only thing which was left was confirmation of the specs, which now have been revealed thanks to the official page for BlackBerry KeyOne which went live just hours before the the company officially announces the event. BlackBerry this year is making a comeback with their Android powered that brings the iconic BlackBerry features back. The smartphone will have a physical QWERTY keyboard one of the key features the device is known for. Now let’s have a look at the specs of the device.

  • 4.5-inch, 1620 x 1080 pixel display, scratch resistant
  • Qualcomm Snapdradon 625 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32 GB internal storage
  • QWERTY Keyboard, can be used as a key pad too
  • 12 MP main camera with Sony IMX378 sensor
  • 8MP fixed-ficus front camera, 1080 p videos
  • Android 7.1 Nougat
  • 3505 mAh battery
The edgy design definitely makes the device stands out and there is no mistaking the iconic BlackBerry trademark features being present there. In terms of specs, BlackBerry has done a good job, with the latest Android 7.1 Nougat on board and an whooping battery of 3505 mAh on board. In addition the use of the same camera sensor Sony IMX378 that is found in the Google Pixel smartphones shows how BlackBerry has worked in giving their new smartphone the best of the features.
The device is all about function, so we are looking forward to the different services that BlackBerry will provide exclusive to their smartphones. Now it will be about the features and what makes BlackBerry KeyOne different from all the other Android devices in the market. Looking forward to what ‘unique’ features we get to see in a few hours.
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