This doesn’t comes as a surprise that BlackBerry has launched a new lite version of its flagship phone KEY2, which was launched in June. The new BlackBerry KEY2 LE comes with a toned-down specification, but with similar design language. It comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard. This announcement was done at IFA stage in Berlin. It is priced at Rs 28,499 approximately for the 32GB storage model and Rs 31,999 for the 64GB model.
BlackBerry KEY2 LE Specs
Talking about the specifications of the new BB phone, it comes with a 4.5-inch full-HD+ display with 3:2 aspect ratio. It is an LCD panel with pixel density of 434 ppi and 24-bit colour depth. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC and is paired with a 4GB of RAM. Note that the storage can be expanded via microSD card slot up to 256GB.
It will be retailing in countries including France, Canada, Germany, UK, US, and UAE. There was no mention of availability in India, probably because TCL doesn’t operate its own brand in India.
As far as the camera department is concerned, the KEY2 LE will sport a horizontally stacked dual rear camera. Where the primary lens is a 13MP shooter with f/2.2 aperture and secondary lens is a 5MP snapper with f/2.4 aperture. There is a dual tone LED flash supporting the rear camera setup. On the front BB phone comes with an 8MP shooter, which a fixed focus camera.
The BlackBerry KEY2 LE comes with a 3000 mAh capacity battery and it claims to offer fast charging with 18W Quick Charge 3.0 support. What do you guys think of the new Blackberry phone? Should it arrive in India? Drop your feedback in the comments section below.