#IFA2017 – The BlackBerry KEYOne Black Edition was recently launched as an exclusive in India. It was confirmed several weeks later that AT&T will be carrying this handset exclusively in the United States, Prior to that, Sprint was the only carrier selling BlackBerry’s latest TCL-made handset. The company has now confirmed that it’s going to launch an updated BlackBerry KEYOne in more markets across the globe.
Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for TCL Communication’s BlackBerry Mobile brand, confirmed at IFA 2017 this week that the BlackBerry KEYOne Black Edition is going to be released in markets across Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East.
“We’re excited to follow our initial launch with the all-new BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition that delivers on our promise to expand our BlackBerry smartphone portfolio in 2017, while laying the groundwork for another addition to our lineup later this year,” he said.
This new variant of the KEYOne has the same specs as the original KEYOne handset with the exception of the RAM and storage that have been bumped up to 4GB and 64GB respectively. It’s called the Black Edition because the silver finish has been replaced with a matte black finish.
The BlackBerry KEYOne Black Edition is going to be rolled out gradually across the aforementioned regions in the third quarter this year.