BlackBerry Key2 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

BlackBerry Key2 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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BlackBerry Key2 Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2018, June
  • Dimensions: 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 168 g
  • Screen: 4.5", IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 3500 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model BlackBerry Key2
Release date 2018, June
Dimensions (HxWxD) 151.4 Х 71.8 Х 8.5 mm
Weight 168 g
Body build Aluminum frame (7000 series), plastic back
Colors Black, Silver
Battery 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price500 EUR
Screen
Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 4.5" inc
Screen area 60.0 cm2
Screen format 3:2 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio55.2%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1620 px
PPI /points per inch/ 434 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual
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
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4'', 1.12µm
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 512
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score104256
GeekBench 4 Single Core1628
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core5894
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - BBF100-6 only
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS2
NFC Yes
USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.72 W/kg (head)     1.68 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
- Capacitive touch 4-row BlackBerry keyboard
- Versions: BBF100-1 (EU, Africa, AU); BBF100-2 (Canada, US, LATAM); BBF100-6 (ME, APAC, India); BBF100-4 (China) Also known as BlackBerry Athena

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the BlackBerry Key2 was around 500 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2018, June.
The weight of the BlackBerry Key2 is 168 g.
The screen size of the BlackBerry Key2 is 4.5" inches.
The size of the BlackBerry Key2 is 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Dual main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.
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