Blackberry KEY2 Review

by Dukakeen Admin on January 23, 2019
Blackberry Key2 review
Blackberry is looking for a major comeback into the pond of sharks and lately it has been getting quite the traction. They bought a new player to the field; KEY2 brings a new system of dual camera which is first of its kind for blackberry. Along with this, an updated CPU, increased RAM, and a new keyboard with improved tactile movement and feedback.


Body: 7000 series Aluminum body, physical backlit QWERTY keyboard, soft touch grip on the back
Screen: 4.5-inch IPS-LCD (1080 x 1620 px), ~434 ppi, 3:2 aspect ratio, protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
Rear cameras: 12MP (f/1.8, 1/1.3″, 1.28 micron pixel, Dual PDAF) + 12MP (f/2.6, 1.0 micron pixel, PDAF), dual-tone flash, HDR; 4K @ 30 fp
Front camera: 8MP fixed focus, Selfie flash via LCD display, 1080p @ 30 fps
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 CPU, Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260); Adreno 512 GPU
Memory: 6GB RAM, 64/128 GB storage; microSD card slot up to 256GB
OS: Android 8.1 Oreo with Secure BlackBerry App Suite
Battery: 3,500 mAh non-removable battery; Quick Charge 3.0 suppor
Connectivity: USB Type-C (v3.0) with OTG, 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0
Memory: 6GB RAM, 64/128 GB storage; microSD card slot up to 256GB
Misc: Fingerprint scanner in Space key, touch sensitive keyboard gestures, Convenience and Keyboard shortcuts
The Blackberry KEYOne was criticized for being a turtle running the Snapdragon 625. The KEY2 doesn’t get a higher-end CPU, but it does have a higher-end mid-range CPU from Qualcomm – the Snapdragon 660. 6GB of RAM keeps the UI running smoothly while base internal storage has doubled to 64GB.
The phone when glanced from a distance seems less curvy, so look for more straight lines and bold corners. Chrome accents are swapped with matte finishes on both the metal accents and the keyboard’s keys are no longer glossy. The grip pattern has been replaced with a nice diamond one for optimal holding comfort.
Even though blackberry may portray an image of an old player they still got the game and have few more tricks up in their sleeves. In this neo teen generation, there is no other mainstream smartphone that offers a compelling physical typing experience and a one with a legacy. Blackberry is targeting for a niche market, mostly people on the business enterprise level. You guys can buy Key2 online in Bahrain from Dukakeen.
We didn’t expect the KEYOne’s camera to perform the way it did in our review. For this reason, we have high hopes that the KEY2’s new dual-camera will deliver even better looking images and improved low-light performance  more on that in the camera section.