BlackBerry Motion hits the US as Keyone gets a Bronze Edition

Ivan, 09 January 2018

After having success with the BlackBerry Motion and Keyone in 2017, BlackBerry will release at least 2 new Android smartphones in 2018.

At this point we can only guess on what BlackBerry has in store for 2018 but we could at least expect successors to the Motion and Keyone and perhaps even an entry level phone.

The BlackBerry Motion will finally go on sale in the US, starting January 12. It will retail for $449.99 and will be available online at Amazon and BestBuy.com. The Motion launched in Q4 of last year but initially skipped the US market.

In addition, BlackBerry will start selling a new Bronze Edition Keyone later on in this quarter. It will be available in select markets across Asia, Europe and the Middle East and will come with dual-SIM support for some of those markets.

And finally, BlackBerry confirmed it is working on an Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Keyone and the Motion, but didn't provide a timeframe for its release.


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  • AnonD-628531

Just hating for the sake of hating, you clearly know nothing. They do update their phones regularly (or monthly if you would): - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jP3L1-RyL0

  • AnonD-628531

Thx XD

  • Anonymous

Oh really? Almost 500 for a mid-range from a has-been company. They rarely even update their phones

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