If the BlackBerry Key2 hasn’t been acceptable to customers at $650 a pop, perhaps a slightly cheaper variant might be better received instead. TCL Communications, the company that makes BlackBerry-branded smartphones now, has sent out invites to the press for an event on August 30th ahead of the IFA 2018 convention in Berlin. It’s expected to unveil the BlackBerry Key2 LE at this event.

The BlackBerry Key2 LE is going to be a cheaper variant of the Key2 which itself a successor of the BlackBerry KeyOne. The Key2 has a full QWERTY keyboard, the first dual camera ever on a BB device, and additional software features from the company.

To trim dollars off of the device’s $650 price tag, the company is said to have swapped the processor, RAM, battery, and rear dual camera from the Key2 in favor of more affordable options. This according to the recent specs and image leak of the Key2 LE.

TCL’s invite confirms that its upcoming event is going to take place on August 30th in Berlin, ahead of the IFA 2018 convention in the city. It’s likely going to announce this device at the event and also confirm the details about its pricing and release date for markets across the globe.

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