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BlackBerry Key2 vs BlackBerry Classic : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, June | 2014, June
  • Dimensions: 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm | 131 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm
  • Weight: 168 g | 177 g
  • Screen: 4.5", IPS LCD | 3.5", IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Dual, 12 MP | Single, 8 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP | Single, 2 MP
  • Memory: 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM | 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3500 mAh | 2515 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 500 EUR | 120 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2014
Dimensions (HxWxD) 151.4 Х 71.8 Х 8.5 mm 131 Х 72.4 Х 10.2 mm
Weight 168 g 177 g
Body Build Aluminum frame (7000 series), plastic back
Colors Black, Silver Black, White, Blue, Bronze, Cobalt blue
Battery 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 2515 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Stand by time - Up to 348 h (2G) / Up to 365 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 11 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 17 h 10 min (3G)
Music play - Up to 70 h
Keyboard QWERTY QWERTY
Approximate price 500 EUR 120 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) BlackBerry OS 10.3.1, upgradable to 10.3.2
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) - Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) - Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 512 Adreno 225
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu score 104761
GeekBench Single Core 1628
GeekBench Multi-Core 5894

Screen
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 4.5" inc 3.5" inc
Screen area 60.0 cm2 38.7 cm2
Screen format 3:2 (height:width) 1:1 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 55.2% 40.8%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1620 px 720 x 720 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 434 PPI 294 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 8 MP, Single
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.3'', 1.28µm, dual pixel PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.6, 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), AF
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 2 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4'', 1.12µm 2 MP
Video 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - BBF100-6 only Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (BBF100-6 model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - EU, Africa, AU (BBF100-1) 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - Canada, US, LATAM (BBF100-2) 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - ME, APAC, India (BBF100-6) 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China (BBF100-4)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA model 
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700), 17(700), 25(1900) - USA model 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS2 Yes, with A-GPS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go microUSB 2.0 (SlimPort)
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.72 W/kg (head)     1.68 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
- Capacitive touch 4-row BlackBerry keyboard

- Optical trackpad
Versions
- Versions: BBF100-1 (EU, Africa, AU); BBF100-2 (Canada, US, LATAM); BBF100-6 (ME, APAC, India); BBF100-4 (China) Also known as BlackBerry Athena

- Also known as BlackBerry Q20

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