Blackberry has brought a new edition of the Blackberry Key 2 in red color which is dubbed as the Blackberry Red Edition Key 2. The smartphone is only available in the US. Given below are the details about the price, availability, specifications, features, optics of the Blackberry Red Edition Key 2.
The smartphone is being offered with 128GB of onboard storage and carries a price tag of $699.99 i.e. around Rs 48,572 in terms of the Indian Currency for the unlocked version.
The Blackberry Red Edition Key 2 is only available in the markets of the US and this availability started from 20th April 2019.
The Blackberry Red Edition Key 2 sports a 4.5-inch IPS LCD screen with FHD+ resolution display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1620 pixels and comes with 2.5D curved tempered glass to protect the display. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC mated with 128GB of onboard storage. The processor is the same that powers the Redmi Note 7 which comes at Rs 9,999 in India.
The Blackberry Red Edition Key 2 is manufactured by using massive 7000 series aluminium and comes with a finished back panel.
In the imaging department, the Blackberry Red Edition Key 2 at the back comes with dual camera setup which includes a primary 12 MP wide-angle lens with an f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 12 MP telephoto lens with an f/2.8 aperture. At the front, the smartphone comes with 8 MP sensor for selfies and video calling. The front camera supports 1080p video recording capability.
The Blackberry Red Edition Key 2 gets the power from the 3,500mAh battery which supports fast charging through USB type C port. The smartphone also comes with a dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack. The new edition of the Blackberry Key 2 runs Android UI based Android 8.1 Oreo.
The Blackberry Red Edition Key 2 does not stand up to the expectation of the customers as the price is too high and the specifications the company is offering is not up to the mark. The smartphone is not comparable with modern phones in terms of every aspect. So it will be interesting to see what will be the reactions of the customers and how many sales can the company do.