• 3.5" (720x720)
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2515 mAh
  • 4.5" (1620x1080) IPS LCD
  • 6GB
    Snapdragon 660 SoC
    64GB/128GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.8 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3500 mAh Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Specifications Highlights
Product NameClassicKEY2
ProductBlackBerry Classic (2014)BlackBerry KEY2 (2018)
Display3.5" 720x720 4.5" 1620x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP (Primary)
  • 26mm 12-MP f/1.8 (Primary)
  • 12-MP f/2.6
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2-MP
  • 23mm 8-MP f/2.2
Computing
  • Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (128GB max.)
  • Snapdragon 660 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery2515 mAh3500 mAh, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
DesignIP Rating, 177g (6.2oz), 131x72.4x10.2 mm (5.16 x 2.85 x 0.40 inches)IP Rating, 168g (5.9oz), 71.8x151.4x8.5 mm (2.83 x 5.96 x 0.33 inches)
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Display
Product NameClassicKEY2
TypeIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)3.5"4.5"
Display/Body Ratio41.7%55.5%
Resolution720x7201620x1080
Sharpness (PPI)291 PPI433 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameClassicKEY2
Megapixel8-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.8
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Dual LED Flash
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery
Product NameClassicKEY2
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2515 mAh3500 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Fast-Charge ProtocolQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Talk Time11 hours
Music Playback Time70 hours
Computing
Product NameClassicKEY2
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon S4 PlusSnapdragon 660
Processor ModelMSM8960MSM8976
Processor # Cores28
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 GHz2.2 GHz
RAM Options2GB6GB
Internal Storage Options16GB64GB/128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSDXC
Mem. Card Max. Size128GB
Operating System + VersionBlackBerry OS 10.3.1Android 8.1
Communications
Product NameClassicKEY2
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 MbpsLTE CAT11 603 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 19, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • EV-DO A
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.0
  • USB OTG
SAR EU Head0.72 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.68 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameClassicKEY2
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameClassicKEY2
Multimedia Features
  • Java
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
  • 3GP
  • RA
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

BlackBerry Classic vs. BlackBerry KEY2 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Basemark OS II 2.0

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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