The BlackBerry KEY2 was officially announced earlier this month and for those who have been eyeing the handset, you’ll be pleased to learn that the KEY2 is now officially available for pre-order from Best Buy where according to the retailer, the handset is expected to be made available on the 13th of July.
The handset will be offered in either a black or silver finish and will be priced at $650. It will be compatible with most GSM carriers such as T-Mobile and AT&T, and will also play nicely with others such as Cricket Wireless, Tracfone, Net10, H20, and more. In fact if you were to buy the phone, a SIM kit, and a refill card for either Simple Mobile, AT&T Prepaid or Cricket, you’ll get an additional $50 off the price of the phone.
For those who might have missed or forgotten about the KEY2’s launch earlier this month, here’s a quick recap on what you can expect. The KEY2 is the successor to last year’s KEYone and in terms of specs, the phone will feature a 4.5-inch LCD with a 1080×1620 resolution. It will also be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 chipset with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage.
There will also be a dual camera setup on the back, the first for any BlackBerry phone, which features dual 12MP sensors, with the primary camera sporting an aperture of f/1.8 while the secondary will have an aperture of f/2.6. There will also be an 8MP front-facing camera, a 3,500mAh battery, and will come with Android 8.1 Oreo preinstalled.
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