It has been confirmed that the new BlackBerry smartphone will be called BlackBerry KEY2. And we know this because BlackBerry Mobile themselves tweeted it. But that’s not all, we also know when this phone will launch.
BlackBerry as a smartphone brand is still alive and kicking with TCL taking charge of the device business. After introducing the water-resistant BlackBerry Motion, a new BlackBerry device that will replace the QWERTY KEYone could be announced very soon. A couple of high-quality renders have appeared online which gives us a clear look at the new Android-powered Blackberry device that carries the codename Athena.
It was supposed to end sooner, and it looks like WhatsApp is finally ending its support for legacy smartphones as we enter 2018. If you’re using a BlackBerry or Windows Phone from 3-5 years ago, your time is finally up in the next couple of days.
Following the release of the BlackBerry KEYone earlier this year, here comes a new model with the BlackBerry Motion. Essentially this is a full touch-screen version of the KEYone and it is also the first BlackBerry device that comes with water resistance.
BlackBerry is slowly making a comeback. After the questionable PRIV, the company made a hit with the KEYone which, despite its mid-range processor, was generally well received. Now, the company’s got another Android handset that’s ready for primetime, though, it does seem to have more in common with the company’s DTEK50 and DTEK60.
If you love the BlackBerry KEYone but wished it had better specs, here’s some good news for you. The KEYone Black Edition is now available for pre-order in Malaysia. Announced a few weeks ago during IFA 2017, the Black Edition comes with upgraded RAM and storage plus a sleek stealth black paint job.
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If you’re still using a BlackBerry 10 device such as the BlackBerry Classic, Passport, Leap, as well as the BlackBerry Q and Z series, you’re in luck. WhatsApp has extended its support for BlackBerry 10 and even BlackBerry OS7+ users until the end of this year.
The BlackBerry KEYone was open for pre-order in Malaysia since last month. If you’re planning to get one, authorised distributor Brightstar has finally confirmed its availability and you can pick one up before the Raya holidays.
The BlackBerry KEYone is tough when it comes to security. However, in terms of durability, it didn’t fare too well especially when it involves the most crucial component on a smartphone – the display.
Fancy an Android smartphone with a full QWERTY keyboard typing experience? The BlackBerry KEYone has finally arrived in Malaysia.
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