BlackBerry kicks off Android Oreo beta program for the KEYone

BlackBerry kicks off Android Oreo beta program for the KEYone
Now that the KEY2 has been made available for purchase in most meaningful markets for BlackBerry, the Canadian company is focusing some of its resources on bringing its other smartphone on par with today's standards software-wise.

The BlackBerry KEYone is still running Android Nougat, even though there are rumors about an incoming Oreo update for quite a while now. Apparently, Canadian carrier Rogers should have released the Android Oreo update to the BlackBerry KEYone late last month, but that didn't happen.

We now have more accurate information about what's happening with the Oreo update for the BlackBerry KEYone, as the Canadian company has just announced a beta program is now being put in place for those who want to test the update before it gets released.

Even though this is an invitation-only beta, it doesn't hurt to try and sign up for the beta on the Centercode website (source linked below). Obviously, the announcement suggests it will take some time before Android Oreo for BlackBerry KEYone arrives, so hang in there and try to enroll in the beta program if you don't mind testing the software before it's released.

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  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3505 mAh
  • OS Android 8.1 Oreo


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