On July 13th, BlackBerry released the BlackBerry Key 2 in the USA. Soon after, on 31st July, the company launched the smartphone in India via Amazon for Rs. 42,990. The company which made the QWERTY keypad so popular joined the Android smartphone league a while ago. The BlackBerry Key 2 is one such smartphone which is true to its QWERTY roots, but, it also embraces the new OS. Not even a month after the smartphone’s launch, the company is ready to unveil a new addition to the Key series. Leaked press images and renders suggests that BlackBerry will launch the BlackBerry Key 2 LE on 30th August IFA event. The IFA is an international product showcase event which takes place [...]
It was in the year 1999 that the first BlackBerry device launched, the BlackBerry 850 was a two-way pager. The company got its name because of the resemblance between its QWERTY keyboard and the BlackBerry fruit. At an event held in New Delhi, India, the company launched two new smartphones today, the BlackBerry Evolve and Blackberry Evolve X. The company is marketing these smartphones as the “Most Secure Android Smartphones”. Both the smartphones will be available exclusively on Amazon with the Evolve going on sale from the end of August. It is not the first time that BlackBerry has launched a full-touch type display on a smartphone, prior to this the company also [...]
The year 2018 has given the world a ton of exciting new smartphones so far. With smartphones like the OnePlus 6 and Huawei P20 Pro, the anticipation of what’s to come in the future is really high. OnePlus managed to essentially sell more than Rs. 10 Crore worth of devices in the first ten minutes during the OnePlus 6 flash sale. Then the Huawei P20 Pro came in and disrupted the market with a triple camera setup. Naturally, we had to compile a list of the top upcoming smartphones in the next couple of weeks.1. Oppo Find X
The Oppo Find X is expected to release in India on July 12th and is expected to have a hefty price of Rs. 78,500. Oppo has managed to catch a [...]
BlackBerry, the once colossal mobile maker has found it difficult in the past few years. The company has stuck to its guns in certain aspects and is slowly carving out a niche audience for its Android-powered smartphones. The latest in its portfolio is the BlackBerry KEY2 which was launched on June 7th. It now appears that the device could soon launch in India as the BlackBerry KEYone received a price cut.
Launched in India in August 2017 at a price of Rs 39999, the KEYone was a unique offering. The smartphone is now retailing for Rs 33975 after receiving a price cut of Rs 6024. This usually hints at the launch of a successor and considering the KEY2 was recently launched, [...]
BlackBerry, one of the most mobile phone brands of yesteryears has launched a new Android smartphone. The company continues to believe that there are enough smartphone users in this world that crave for a physical keyboard. The BlackBerry KEYone was built on that notion and the BlackBerry KEY2 continues from where the KEYone left off. The new smartphone is priced at US$ 649 (Rs 43700 approx.) for the base model and goes on sale globally in markets like the US later this month.
The BlackBerry KEY2 is one of the few smartphones that will offer a full-fledged physical keyboard. This time around, the length of the keyboard has been increased by 20%, which BlackBerry claims will [...]
BlackBerry KEY2 will be the next Android smartphone by the Canadian smartphone maker. The company’s BlackBerry KEYone had a nice design and the physical keyboard was appreciated by many. However, its price in India was steep and devices like the OnePlus 5T offered more value for money. With the KEY2, BlackBerry would want to rectify that shortcoming and launch the KEY2 at a much more affordable price than its predecessor.
Evan Blass, one of the most trusted smartphone leakers on Twitter has released a few images revealing the design of the BlackBerry KEY2. Apart from that, he recently tweeted an image of the specs sheet of the KEY2, leaving nothing to the imagination of [...]
BlackBerry has confirmed that its new Android device, the BlackBerry KEY2 will launch on June 7th. The company took to Twitter to release a small teaser clip of the KEY2 revealing the design and some key aspects of the soon to be launched smartphone. Just like the KEYone, the new KEY2 will also feature a full-fledged physical keyboard. The bezels also appear to be similar to the ones found on the KEYone.
One of the biggest upgrades with BlackBerry KEY2 will be in the camera department. In the video, it is clearly visible that the smartphone from BlackBerry will feature a dual-camera setup on the rear. The back of the device also has a different finish. It doesn’t [...]
BlackBerry, once one of the most famous phone makers in the world has endured rough few years since the emergence of Android and iOS. The company tried competing with the behemoths using its own BlackBerryOS but, faltered. The company then adopted Android OS and gave it its own to launch smartphones like the BlackBerry KEYone. The Canadian smartphone maker will launch a follow-up to its famous Android device, the BlackBerry KEY2 on June 7th.
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The company took to Twitter to announce the launch event. The launch event will take place on June 7th in New York [...]
While most of the smartphone makers are launching phones with a taller 18:9 aspect ratio, BlackBerry appears to have stuck to its basics. BlackBerry might launch a new smartphone in the coming weeks with a physical QWERTY Keypad. The BlackBerry Anthena renders have been leaked showcasing the design and aesthetics of the device. The smartphone has a metallic band around the corner with cutouts for the speakers and a USB type C port. Similarly, the smartphone also has a 3.5 mm headphone jack on the top with a secondary noise cancellation microphone.
The BlackBerry Athena was previously leaked in early February 2018, along with the BlackBerry Luna and BlackBerry Uni. However, at [...]
BlackBerry, once a giant in the mobile industry has gradually lost control and relevance. With the rise of Android and iOS, BlackBerry OS couldn’t keep up with their advancements. Hence, the company, for the past couple of years, has been making Android-powered smartphones. Now, the BlackBerry Ghost with thin bezels and no physical keyboard has shown up online. The Ghost and Ghost Pro will launch in India before the rest of the world.BlackBerry Ghost and Ghost Pro
Evan Blass, a popular leaker posted an image of the BlackBerry Ghost Pro on Twitter. BlackBerry has already launched the Motion, a touchscreen-only device. However, the BlackBerry Ghost and Ghost Pro will be [...]
Once considered to be one of the biggest mobile makers in the world, BlackBerry has gone through its fair share of dip. Ever since the rise of iOS and Android OS platforms, BlackBerry and its popularity has been on a decline. The BlackBerry Messenger used to be one of the most popular messaging services and has since been replaced by the likes of WhatsApp. However, it appears that BlackBerry feels undone by Facebook as it has sued the social networking company for patent infringement.
In a Los Angeles Federal Court, BlackBerry, Ltd. filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Inc. for infringing a patent on its messaging technology. The lawsuit focuses on Facebook Messenger and [...]
BlackBerry has launched a few interesting smartphones since moving to Android OS. Devices like the KEYone with a full-sized keyboard was a great prospect for people who still craved for a physical keyboard but, also wanted an Android smartphone. The company has also launched touchscreen-only devices like the Motion. However, people found the device to be lacking anything extra for it to be a success.
So far, the smartphone maker has stuck to an older design but, things could change soon. There are three organisations that have the license to build BlackBerry-branded smartphones. While TCL/BlackBerry and BB Merah Putih have released [...]