Win a BlackBerry KEY2 in BlackBerry Mobile's Spooky Halloween sweepstakes

Win a BlackBerry KEY2 in BlackBerry Mobile's Spooky Halloween sweepstakes
Tomorrow is Halloween, and thanks to BlackBerry Mobile, one lucky person is going to wind up with more than candy in his or her bucket. BlackBerry Mobile's Instagram page (@blackberrymobile) reveals the company's Spooky Halloween sweepstakes with one winner set to receive a BlackBerry KEY2. And submitting an entry is as easy as pie. All you need to do is open your Instagram app to @blackberrymobile and find the post about the sweepstakes.

Once you do that, simply follow these directions:

  • "Like" the photo.
  • Comment on the part of Halloween that you like best.
  • Mention a friend so they can also take a shot at winning.
Make sure to "follow" the @blackberrymobile Instagram page for updates on the contest. And we wouldn't try to enter from multiple accounts, because that will disqualify you from winning. By the way, the winner will be announced on November 1st.

According to the terms of the contest (which can be found here), to enter you need to be 16 years old and living somewhere on this planet. Of course, employees of companies connected to BlackBerry Mobile or other firms related to the sweepstakes cannot participate. Otherwise, as long as you're 16 or over you might as well give it a shot. And just consider this; those participating in Halloween usually hate going through their buckets and finding an apple.

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  • Display 4.5" 1080 x 1620 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh



1. gamehead unregistered

Don’t feel like creating an Instagram page

2. Venom

Posts: 3829; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

"And submitting an entry is as easy as pie." I chuckled at this line.

3. meanestgenius

Posts: 22513; Member since: May 28, 2014

Great way to get a phone for free that does productivity and privacy better than the rest, especially if you're in the market for it.

4. Venom

Posts: 3829; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

While no one is arguing or denying that the KeyTWO is great for productivity and privacy particularly in the mobile world, I think a reasonable price drop and the contest is a great way to market the device to get people interested if the price is right. Just my thoughts on the subject.

5. meanestgenius

Posts: 22513; Member since: May 28, 2014

While no one has said anything about anyone arguing about or denying anything about the Key2 when it comes to how good it is concerning productivity and privacy in the the mobile world, I think this is a great way for those interested in the Key2 to get one, at no cost. Additionally, if you don't win this sweepstakes, the lesser expensive Key2LE is available for those that want to try the BlackBerry experience with few compromises when compared to its larger sibling, at $200 less. Just my thoughts on the subject.

6. Venom

Posts: 3829; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

It was pointless to bring up something that most people are probably already aware of. Anyone who reads articles on PA already knows that blackberry is known for security and productivity. The lesser expensive KeyTWO LE takes too many liberties imo to be a viable alternative to the KeyTWO. I think the KeyTWO should have been a little more affordable instead of costing almost as much as a flagship.

7. meanestgenius

Posts: 22513; Member since: May 28, 2014

It's never pointless to bring up facts. Some people just want the goalpost moved to further their own narrative. Nothing wrong with mentioning what a smartphone is best at either whether you read articles here or not. People also often don't know the facts, don't read the articles entirely, and even read the articles wrong, and there is evidence of that in another article I commented on. That being the case, it's actually rather informative to mention what a smartphone is best at in the comments section, as most readers here do read comments section more than they read the full articles. The KEY2LE was never meant to be an alternative to the KEY2, nor was it ever implied. It's meant to be an addition to the BlackBerry Android line-up at a lesser price point for those that are on a budget that want to experience a modern BlackBerry. The KEY2 is for those that are in the market for, and have the budget to get the very best BlackBerry experience on a smartphone

8. Venom

Posts: 3829; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I don't think you know what a fact is. It's definitely not taking your word and dismissing everything else that you disagree with. It doesn't work like that at all. If people don't want to pay the obviously overpriced price for the KeyTWO, then the LE can be considered an alternate option since it is cheaper. Just a bunch of liberties were taken, but you're just going to dismiss those like you do with everything else.

9. meanestgenius

Posts: 22513; Member since: May 28, 2014

I KNOW you don't what a fact is. You disagree and dismiss anything that anyone says that doesn't suit your narrative, and that certainly isn't what facts are. It doesn't work like that at all. You're proving my point by saying that people can go for the less expensive option of the Key2LE if they don't have the budget for, or just don't want to spend the money on the KEY2, but still want that BlackBerry experience. Of course there were things dome to bring the cost down of the LE over its more powerful sibling. That's how it's done when you bring costs down, you remove certain things to make it less expensive. No one said otherwise, you're just trying to push your false narrative over the truth, like you always do.

10. Venom

Posts: 3829; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

The problem with the less expensive KeyTWO is that it's close to the price of the KeyONE, which has better specs than the KeyTWO LE. You just don't want to admit that they dropped the ball with the KeyTWO launch. The price is what did it in. Then they insult people's intelligence and release a very gimped version with lesser specs at a wtf price, and you have the nerve to give me grief just because I find that a ridiculous move? You obviously don't know what a fact is and this argument proves that.

11. meanestgenius

Posts: 22513; Member since: May 28, 2014

The problem with your comment is that the KEYᵒⁿᵉ DOES NOT hav better specs than the Key2LE. The LE has a better processor, more physical keyboard features, other features like app cloning built in that the KEYᵒⁿᵉ doesn’t have, and a more modern looking dual camera setup. You need to admit that you don’t know what you’re taping about when it comes to BlackBerry smartphones, and I just proved it. You don’t even know the specs of the phones to say which is better, so just quit while you’re behind. You’re insulting people’s intelligence by passing around erroneous information. The LE is also $100 cheaper than the KEYᵒⁿᵉ at launch. You’re giving yourself grief here by proving that you don’t know wtf you’re talking about. You have just proven that you clearly DO NOT KNOW what facts are, or what specs and features BlackBerry smartphones have, and this argument proves it. Try a little thing called research next time before commenting and save yourself some embarrassment.

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