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BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black Launched in India at Rs 38,990

Blackberry has launched a new smartphone in the India, called as the Blackberry KEYone. The new smartphone is priced at Rs 38,990 and this smartphone would be the last one which is designed in-house by the company. The Blackberry KEYone was first launched at MWC 2017.

The main highlight of the KEYone is that comes with hardware QWERTY keyboard, blackberry own security apps the security apps such as DTEK by BlackBerry and BlackBerry Password Keeper have been preloaded, while productivity apps such as BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Calendar, BlackBerry Productivity Edge, and BlackBerry Workspaces are also onboard. The company is, of course, touting the Smart Keyboard functionality, which offers contextual auto-correction, next-word prediction, and ‘flick typing’ that adapts to the user’s language style are added to it. There is one more unique feature hardware Convenience Key that can be customised for various shortcuts.The new smartphone is called as the Blackberry KEYone Limited Edition Black.

Commenting on the launch Hardip Singh, Executive Director, Optiemus Infracom Ltd said: “KEYone is especially designed for the Indian market, keeping in mind the customers’ requirements such as dual SIM. The device offers the world’s most secure Android smartphone experience combined with unrivalled productivity”.

Key Specifications:-

149.3 mm / 5.8 in
72.5 mm / 2.8 in
9.4 mm / 0.37 in
180g / 6.34 oz
433 PPI
1620 x 1080 IPS LCD
24-bit colour depth
Screen size
4.5” diagonal
3:2 aspect ratio
Android OS – 7.1 Nougat
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 625 Octa-Core 2.0 GHz, 64-bit Adreno 506, 650MHz GPU
Expandable memory
Expandable memory via hot swappable microSD
memory card (Up to 2TB)
64 GB Flash
USB Type-C
– USB 3.1
3505 mAh (typical) 4.4V non-removable Lithium Ion battery QC3.0
Enabled 50% charge in 36 minutes
Rear camera
12MP auto-focus large pixel camera
4K video recording at 30 fps
Phase Detect Auto Focus (PDAF), Fast focus lock
HDR 6-element f2.0 lens
Dual Tone LED Flash – Enhanced photo colour balance
4x digital zoom
Continuous & touch to focus, face detection, electric image stabilisation
Panorama, Burst, Live Filters
Multi-Frame Low Light Enhancement
Front camera
8MP Fixed-Focus, f2.2
1.125um pixel size
84˚ wide angle/field of view lens
Image & video stabilisation
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps
Light-up LCD Flash
Wide Selfie Mode (also known as Selfie Panorama)
Multi-Frame Low Light Enhancement
Image supported formats
BlackBerry Applications
BlackBerry® Keyboard, BlackBerry® Hub, BlackBerry® Calendar, Contacts by BlackBerry®, Notes by BlackBerry®, Tasks by BlackBerry®, BBM®, DTEK™ by BlackBerry®, BlackBerry® Device Search, BlackBerry® Launcher, BlackBerry® Hub+ Services, BlackBerry® Help, BlackBerry® Password Keeper, BlackBerry® Content Transfer, BlackBerry® Productivity Edge, BlackBerry® Power Center, BlackBerry® Notable, BlackBerry® Workspaces



BBB100-1 Canada, LATAM, APAC, US V1
4G: FDD-LTE B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/19/20/28/29/30; TDD-LTE B38/39/40/41
3G: WCDMA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 MHz
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

Launch Offers:- Buyers will get a launch offers up to to 75 GB additional data from Vodaphone which is for prepaid and postpaid users, American Express is also offering up to 4,000 bonus points to the credit card users that buy the smartphone.

The Blackberry KEYone will be available on 8 August exclusively via Amazon India.

Stay Tuned for more information on its OS Updates and other improvements.

Ayush Chandra
A Law Student who loves Artificial Intelligence, E-commerce and Startups and is mad for gadgets, Here at TechZappenin, he goes deep into the Technological World and brings out some quite exciting and innovating piece of news for his readers. He is an active content contributor on Quora.