BlackBerry to unveil KEY2 in New York on June 7
The Canadian Smartphone maker BlackBerry is likely to unveil its latest smartphone KEY2 in New York on June 7, 2018. TCL Communication, the Chinese multinational electronics that has the license to manufacture Blackberry smartphones, seems to take the wraps off the BlackBerry KEY2. The handset, as the name indicates, will come as the successor to last year’s BlackBerry KEYone. This news came directly from BlackBerry itself as the Canadian firm on May 11 tweeted that its KEY2 will see the light of the day on June 7 this year in an event in New York. If you haven’t noticed, what’s different this time is that the phone’s name includes the numeral ‘2’ instead of two. Earlier phone was named KEYone.
Codenamed Athena, the smartphone was also spotted listed on TENNA, a Chinese certification website recently and has also been given Bluetooth SIG and Wi-Fi Alliance certifications, reports Android Authority. The new smartphone comes as a successor to KEYone that was launched in February 2017. For reference, the smartphone sports a 4.5-inch scratch resistant full HD display (1080 x 1620 pixels) resolution and came with Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box. Powering the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor.
According to the TENNA’s listing, KEY2 is supposed to run Android Oreo and sport a 4.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1620 x 1080 pixels with an aspect ratio of 3:2. It is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset.
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