BlackBerry smartphones aren’t as popular as it used to be. Compared to its competitors like Samsung or Apple, recent smartphone sales have been in slow decline. However, they are still trying to make a comeback to the mainstream market. Smartphones from BlackBerry like KEYone, Motion, and Aurora are the releases to bring back the classic BlackBerry experience with Android coating. The price of the smartphone in India is INRS. 42,990. Keeping that in mind, the BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Price in Nepal is expected to be around Rs. 75,000.
After its much-needed success, BlackBerry released a limited edition to KEYone named BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black. It comes with a memory upgrade with few other tweaks. And, Optiemus Infracom is expected to bring the phones in Nepal.
BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC. The CPU is octa-processor clocked at 2.0GHz. The IPS LCD display is 1080 x 1620 pixels resolution protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It has 64GB of internal storage supported by 4GB RAM. The entire device runs on non-removable Li-Ion 3505 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.
Speaking of the camera, it has 12MP, f/2.0 rear-shooter with dual-LED dual-tone flash. The front-shooter is 8MP, f/2.2 capable of 1080p video. Talking about extra stuff, it comes with Type-C connectors, fingerprint reader, headphone jack and an external qwerty keypad which is weird but intriguing.
Sensors like accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass are included in the smartphone.
BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Key Specification
- Display: 4.5-inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- Resolution: 1620 x 1080 pixels (~433 PPI pixel density)
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
- CPU: Octa-core processor 2.0 GHz
- GPU: Adreno 506
- OS: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
- Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
- Primary Camera: 12 MP f/2.0, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
- Secondary Camera: 8 MP, f/2.2, 1080p
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3505 mAh battery (Supports Quick Charge 3.0)
BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Price in Nepal (Expected): Rs. 75,000 – Rs. 85,000
BlackBerry KEYone is a premium flagship smartphone. It isn’t just aimed at business individuals or BlackBerry fans, but rather introducing the brand to the new consumer market. The smartphone still isn’t perfect but it’s near. BlackBerry’s famous keyboard makes a comeback which is accurate, quick and supports gestures. Though, you have to sacrifice part of your screen just for the keyboard. This smartphone puts work over entertainment. It is clear through design, build and overall hardware.
Choosing a BlackBerry KEYone will solely depend on you. It is all about what you want your phone to do. On the positive note, this is definitely the best BlackBerry smartphone on the market right now.