BlackBerry KEY2 LE

Announced:
Aug 30, 2018
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 12, 2018

Display

Display size:

4.5 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1620 pixels

Aspect Ratio:

3:2

Pixel density:

433 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

55.79 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera

Main camera:

13 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Depth information

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Software Features:

HDR, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.92 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (150.25 x 71.8 x 8.35 mm)

Weight:

5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Full keyboard, Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key, Other

Colors:

Gray

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636

Processor:

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 509

RAM:

4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (8.1 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG

Charging connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 29, 66

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.93 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 450

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 30, 2018
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This device is also known as BlackBerry BBE100-2

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

BlackBerry KEY2 LE

BBE100-5 with Dual SIM

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.01 W/kg

BlackBerry KEY2 LE

BBE100-1 for Europe

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 40, 41

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.79 W/kg

Body:

1.61 W/kg

BlackBerry KEY2 LE

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32 GB

MSRP price:

$ 400

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

No Cons

Description

BlackBerry KEY2 LE features the same 4.5-inch LCD display found on the KEY2, sporting a resolution of 1080 x 1620. Instead of the Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform that powers the KEY2, the lower priced model has the Snapdragon 636 chipset under the hood. The Lite version of the KEY2 carries 4GB of RAM and 32/64 gigs of internal storage.

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