BlackBerry Mobile releases the official guided tour video of the BlackBerry KEY2

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BlackBerry Mobile releases the official guided tour video of the BlackBerry KEY2
BlackBerry Mobile today released an official guided tour of the soon-to-launch BlackBerry KEY2. Pre-orders for the device have started in the U.S. at Amazon and Best Buy, and the phone is priced at $649.99. The actual release date in the states is July 13th. The phone is available for GSM carriers only, such as T-Mobile and AT&T.

The video tour mentions certain things that you might not know about the KEY2, including the fact that it is made using sturdy Series 7 aluminum that helps to protect the device from drops and falls. Of course, you can't mention the KEY2 without discussing the physical QWERTY keyboard, which has keys that are 20% larger than the ones on the KEYone. It also has the SpeedKey, which turns each letter into a shortcut for up to 52 apps. The space bar doubles as a fingerprint scanner, and the entire QWERTY can be used as a track pad.

Other features mentioned include the large 3500mAh battery that allows the unit to run as long as two days between charges. With Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can go from 0% to 50% in just 36 minutes. There is also the first dual camera setup to be found on the back of a BlackBerry handset with features such as 2X optical zooming and 4K video recording. And with Locker, files and photos you want to keep private are locked away in a fingerprint or password protected "vault."

Take a tour of the BlackBerry KEY2 by clicking on the video below.


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