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...
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39 Comments

14. krakken

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 04, 2018

The new Key2 is truly an Icon Stillborn for Verizon Customers. After waiting years for BlackBerry to come forward I am forced to leave the brand for good. This would not happen with other top phone makers. Buyers beware.

16. meanestgenius

Posts: 22109; Member since: May 28, 2014

See comment #15.

17. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3139; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Y'all don't get it. CDMA will sunset next year and to your point, few makers outside of Lenovo (Motorola) are supporting Sprint or Verizon on their factory unlocked models. While spec wh0res are always looking at the latest Qualcomm processors and RAM, they need to be paying attention to Broadcom. That's the company that makes most of the radio chips in your phones. Check to see what modems are being used, you may be surprised to see older chips that still have CDMA 1xRTT radios.

21. Venom

Posts: 3595; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Samsung Apple Google Essential They still support both GSM carriers AND CDMA carriers. FFS, can you guys stop acting like CDMA is shut down right now. It's not and it's estimated to shut down in the next few years, not as definite as next year. The T-Mobile and Sprint merger isn't absolute just yet.

24. meanestgenius

Posts: 22109; Member since: May 28, 2014

By next year, none of those OEM’s will be making smartphones that support the dying CDMA. Even CDMA carriers are steadily moving away from CDMA. Verizon is shutting down part of its CDMA network by next year, and the rest by 2021. So part of it is as definite as next year. You need to let your crusade for a dying technology that even its carriers don’t want go already.

28. Venom

Posts: 3595; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Who cares? That doesn't really address his point. It's just you trying to push your agenda across regardless if people don't want to hear it. We don't btw.

32. meanestgenius

Posts: 22109; Member since: May 28, 2014

You care, or you wouldn’t bother to respond. What I said addresses his point clearly in my comments here. You just don’t agree with it because it’s me that’s saying it and you want to push your agenda across regardless of people want to hear it. No one does, btw.

36. Venom

Posts: 3595; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Man arguing with you is akin to arguing with a brick wall. What you said is just the usual regurgitated mess you usually post whenever CDMA pops up in a blackberry article.

40. meanestgenius

Posts: 22109; Member since: May 28, 2014

Arguing with a brick wall would be a step up from arguing with you. All you do is regurgitate the same nonsense you’ve been spewing since you first account here on every BlackBerry article.
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