BlackBerry KEY2

Specifications
BlackBerry KEY2
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  • 4.5" 1080x1620 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 6GB RAM Snapdragon 660
  • 3500mAh Li-Ion
Released 2018, June 168g, 8.5mm thickness Android 8.1 64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
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BBF100-1

BBF100-2

BBF100-6

BBF100-4

Versions: BBF100-1 (EU, Africa, AU); BBF100-2 (Canada, US, LATAM); BBF100-6 (ME, APAC, India); BBF100-4 (China) Also known as BlackBerry Athena

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (BBF100-6 model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41 - EU, Africa, AU (BBF100-1)
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - Canada, US, LATAM (BBF100-2)
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41 - ME, APAC, India (BBF100-6)
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41 - China (BBF100-4)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2018, June
Status Available. Released 2018, June
Body
Dimensions 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm (5.96 x 2.83 x 0.33 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz)
Keyboard QWERTY
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, aluminum frame (7000 series)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - BBF100-6 only
 Capacitive touch 4-row BlackBerry keyboard
Display
Type IPS LCD
Size 4.5 inches, 60.0 cm2 (~55.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1620 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~434 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPU Adreno 512
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Dual 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.3", 1.28µm, dual pixel PDAF
12 MP, f/2.6, 1/3.4", 1.0µm, PDAF
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4", 1.12µm
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS2
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 3.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3500 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 18W, 50% in 36 min (advertised)
Quick Charge 3.0
Misc
Colors Black, Silver, Red
Models BBF100-6, BBF100-1, BBF100-2, BBF100-4
SAR EU 0.72 W/kg (head)     1.68 W/kg (body)    
Price About 500 EUR
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 140984 (v7)
GeekBench: 5830 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 11fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: 1572 (nominal), 3.212 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 72dB / Ring 79dB
Audio quality Noise -90.7dB / Crosstalk -94.2dB
Battery life Endurance rating 86h

User opinions and reviews

Just got one of these for free today with a missing battery and camera glass. I can find replacement batteries fine but does a replacement camera glass exist? I'd like to get this phone fully working as well as making it presentable

Keyboard features difficult to learn and find out how they work. Always auto correcting and making typing hard. See my username, the mistake is from the autocorrect special something features. Trying to figure out how to use the auto fast something f...

  • Anonymous

It does have a mechanical and touch sensitive keyboard on the front you know. You don't pay the price for the back.

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