BlackBerry KEY2

Announced:
Jun 7, 2018
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 6, 2018

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

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Display size:

4.5 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1620 pixels

Pixel density:

433 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

55.41 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Dual camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.28 μm

Second camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.96 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm)

Weight:

5.34 oz (151 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Full keyboard, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, Gray, Red

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 512

RAM:

6 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (8.1 Oreo)

Battery

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Capacity:

3500 mAh

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 28, 29, 30, 66

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

VoLTE:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

USB 3.0

Connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

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

Notifications:

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Shopping information

In The Box:

SIM removal tool, Charger, USB Cable, Headphones and Manuals

This device is also known as BlackBerry BBF100-2

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

BlackBerry KEY2

BBF100-1 for Europe

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.72 W/kg

Measured in:

1700 MHz

Body:

1.68 W/kg

Measured in:

900 MHz

BlackBerry KEY2

BBF100-6 Dual SIM

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

Dual SIM:

Yes

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.72 W/kg

Measured in:

900 MHz

Body:

1.68 W/kg

Measured in:

900 MHz

BlackBerry KEY2

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard
  • Optical camera zoom
  • Lots of RAM (6 GB)

Cons

No Cons

Description

BlackBerry KEY2 is likely to belong to the mid- to high tier and should be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, coupled with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. The display (maybe 4.5-inch) will have a 1080 x 1620 resolution for an aspect ratio of 3:2. The phone continues to offer an outstanding physical QWERTY keyboard and will come out of the box with Android Oreo pre-installed.

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